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ACADEMY OF SOUND ENGINEERING

42 Richmond drive Auckland Park JHB

Description:

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. Apple as an Authorized Training Centre for Education. 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. ASE is registered to offer the following programmes: (1) B.Sc. Sound Engineering Technology (2) Diploma in Sound Engineering (3) Higher Certificate in Audio Technology (4) Diploma in Audio Technology (5) Higher Certificate in Television and Screen Media (6) Diploma 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.

Fundamentals
Digital Audio Workstations

Audio Technology
Sound Practical
Electronics
Industry Practices
Broadcasting Technology

Live Sound Reinforcement

Music and Music Production
Video Technology

This highly practical and intensive higher education programme is designed to produce high-calibre sound engineers in both the live and studio environments. Students learn a wide range of skills including studio recording techniques and analogue and digital audio principles (to an advanced level). Students can specialize in Live Sound, Music Production, Broadcast or Audio Post-production for Video. The international certifications conferred on graduates of this programme include the Avid Pro Tools or Venue Certification.

This one year higher education programme is designed to prepare the student with the necessary theoretical and practical skills, experience and expertise required for working in the professional audio field at a fundamental level. Graduates of the Higher Certificate will also gain access to the Diploma Programme.

This one year higher education programme is designed to prepare the student with the necessary theoretical and practical skills, experience and expertise required for working in the professional audio field at a fundamental level. Graduates of the Higher Certificate will also gain access to the Diploma Programme.

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.

This 12-week programme is aimed at those who are working in other industries and wish to change their careers. It also caters to those working in allied industries who wish to acquire sound engineering knowledge. It includes analogue/digital, mixing and Pro Tools practical projects. Students successfully completing this programme may apply for credits towards admission into the full-time Diploma or Higher Certificate Programmes.

This 17-week skills programme is aimed at those who have already completed the Fundamental Skills Programme and wish to further their skills and knowledge.

ProTools

Final Cut Pro
Avid Media Composer
Music Contracts and the Music Business
Surround Sound and Dolby E Implementation
Introduction to Digital Audio Theory
Lighting, Rigging and Staging
Radio and Broadcasting

Campus Facilities:

Wifi, 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.

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