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82 Richmond Avenue Auckland Park JHB


ACADEMY OF SOUND ENGINEERING (PTY) LTD was founded in 1997 by George Hattingh Snr.

Academy of Sound Engineering is accredited by the following bodies: International accreditation: AVID as a Pro School. South Africa: Council on Higher Education (HEQC Reference no: H/PR271/E001CAN, E003CAN, E005CAN). Academy of Sound Engineering (PTY) Ltd (ASE). Registration: 1997/008334/07, VAT: 4760197717. Directors: Cristo Hattingh, Nick Matzukis, Timothy Kraft (MD). ASE is registered as a private higher education institution in terms of section 54(1)(c) of the Higher Education Act, 1997 (Act No. 101 of 1997) and Regulation 16(4)(a) of the Regulations for the Registration of Private Higher Education Institutions 2002, to offer its registered programmes at the following site of delivery: A) Johannesburg, Auckland Park (SABC) Premises, B) Cape Town, 15 Wicht Crescent (De Roos Street). ASE is registered to offer the following programmes: (1) B.Sc. Sound Engineering Technology (2) Diploma in Audio Technology (3) Higher Certificate in Audio Technology (4) Diploma in Television and Screen Media (5) Higher Certificate in Television and Screen Media. Registration certificate No. 2009/HE07/011.

Courses Offered:
Designed to produce a grounding in engineering science, design and synthesis. Working knowledge of a wide range of audio circuits and equipment frequently encountered in professional audio. Design, construction, repair, modification and commissioning of audio equipment. A broad and applied IT skills set. A thorough understanding of the technical aspects of professional audio and broadcasting environments.
A three year technology program that provides advanced training in one of the four specialised focus areas: Music Production, Live Sound, Broadcasting, Audio Post Production.
This one year program introduces the student to audio technology and provides access to the diploma program. It also provides supplementary fundamental knowledge and skills required to enter and function in the audio industry at a basic level.
A broad, basic education in Screen Media with practical, hands-on activities. Video editing, camera, lighting, sound, script writing and production. This course can also be used to gain access to the Diploma program.

An in-depth, rigorous, experiential grounding in television and screen media. A balance of practical, theoretical and technical work.
Video editing, camera, lighting, sound, script writing and production.
Developing proficiency in the fast changing world of screen media, across multiple visual platforms such as: broadcast television, podcasts, web and mobile content, audio visual presentations and gaming.

Campus Facilities:
Campus Facilities: Wi-Fi, Student Parking (limited), Canteen, Recreational space for students, all equipment and facilities enabling students to fulfil their course and project outcomes eg. Resource Centre & Library, Film Studio, Television Studio, Sound Recording Studio, Post Productions suites with all necessary iMac computers and software. 24 hour access to all facilities. 5.1 studios across the road at the Sound Engine at 82 Richmond Avenue.
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