Music Production Course
Music Production Course
By the traditional definition, a music producer is someone who oversees, manages, and guides the process of producing and recording a song. But over the last 20 years the term ‘music producer’ has become very broad with various sub-categories and career opportunities.


NQF4 Further Education and Training Certificate: Music Industry: Sound Technology (SAQA ID: 67462)



1 Year.   Upon successful completion of this course, you will gain automatic access to the Diploma in Music.

The entry course for Music Production is a one-year bridging course.


Bridging Course Modules:

  • Communication (If Applicable)
  • Compose and Arrange Music
  • Digital Audio Technique
  • Disk Jockey (Optional Extra)
  • Keyboard Skills
  • Live Production
  • Music Business
  • Music Culture
  • Music Theory
  • Studio Arrangement and Production
  • Studio Recording Techniques


Diploma in Music (SAQA ID: 96373)



3 Years.  


Modules include:

Year 1:

  • All about the Business
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Create and Arrange Music
  • Creative ICT and Sound Design
  • Ethics and Professionalism in the Music Industry in South Africa
  • Game Audio Fundamentals 2 (Optional Extra)
  • Health and Safety
  • Music Industry Overview
  • Music Theory
  • Recording Popular Music


Year 2:

  • Business Ethics
  • Creative Sound Engineering
  • Game Audio Design
  • Getting Industry Ready
  • Entrepreneurial Practice
  • Live Recording Session 1
  • Music Industry Practical
  • Research Methods
  • Songwriting and Arrangement
  • Working with Digital Audio


Year 3:

  • Action Learning Plan
  • Creative Portfolio
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Live Recording Session 2
  • Music in a Digital World
  • Music Industry Practical
  • Specialised Project
Career opportunities for producers include:
  • Producer
  • Composer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Game Audio Developer
  • Advanced Musical Technician
  • DJ

Ready to Complete the Music Production Audition?

Bridging Course:

1 Year *Upon successful completion of this course you will gain automatic access to the Diploma in Music.

Diploma in Music:

3 Years 



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