Adelaide College of the Arts

Music & Sound Production

Music & Sound Production

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Our music program is delivered at our Noarlunga and Salisbury Campuses and provides training for both music performance and sound production. Our music courses range from Certificate II to Advanced Diploma and cover arrangement, composition, and music business principles. Students also get experience in performing at venues.

Sound engineers use an array of electronic equipment to capture, edit, record, mix, modify, synchronise and broadcast sound for different types of performance; equipment such as recording or live mixing consoles and computers, outboard equipment (signal and effects processing equipment), microphones, speakers and software to direct and manipulate the sound signal. Sound can be recorded on multi-track tape recorders (digital or analog) or on hard disc recorders and computers.

Sound Production courses teach students to operate the audio equipment used to record, edit, mix, master and produce sound for CD, DVD, web, TV, radio, film and video productions, as well as live performance.

We are the only accredited provider in South Australia to offer the internationally recognised AVID Pro Tools Certified Training Program, which enables students or other professionals to become proficient in the use of ProTools, industry-standard software and hardware for digital audio production.



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Employment Opportunities

Our graduates are employable in all stages of production and creation of media content with film, TV, and video-production houses, special effects companies, game production studios and mobile phone content developers.

This creative industry involves the ideas and creative positions of script writers, producers, directors, animators and editors. Opportunities in the creative craft departments of production, art and design, camera, lighting, sound and editing are ideally suited to graduates of AC Arts’ film and television and creative media courses.

Industry Partners

The Sound Production Program at Salisbury Campus also has training partner relationships with internationally renowned audio software manufacturers McDSP & Sonnox (Sony Oxford).

Vocational Education and Training (VET) and industry-update skills training can be arranged for schools or other industry partners. The Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media) is specifically designed for high school students is available on campus.


Salisbury Campus
Wiltshire St
South Australia 5108

Email: enquire online
Phone: +61 8 8207 9960
Fax: +61 8 8207 9999


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Noarlunga Campus
Ramsay Place
Noarlunga Centre
South Australia 5168

Email: enquire online
Phone: +61 8 8207 3869

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For information on establishing a partnership, contact:

Vicki Jenner
Phone 8207 9961