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Live Event & Concert Production

Classes Start: September


The live event industry provides an immense array of career opportunities, and our Live Event & Concert Production Program was designed to provide the most up-to-date knowledge and skill-sets required to seize those opportunities. Our exclusive partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides a unique learning environment, offering students access to industry-leading equipment and facilities, preparing them for potential opportunities in music concerts, corporate events, theatrical productions, trade shows, exhibitions, conferences, and multi-media presentations.



  • Graduates earn a Diploma in Live Event & Concert Production.
  • Full-time, one year program strategically designed to get you thoroughly trained in all aspects of live event production.
  • Intensive practical experience in the theories and artistic styles used to setup and operate audio and lighting equipment for a variety of live applications.
  • Extensive study and practical hands-on experience in the areas of analog and digital technologies, acoustic principles, concert lighting technologies and electricity and electronics.
  • Prepare for a career as a front of house engineer, monitor engineer or system tech.
  • Incredible opportunities to network and collaborate with students in other Metalworks Institute programs.
  • Our exclusive educational partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides students with unprecedented learning environments and networking opportunities.
  • Our innovative curriculum and ongoing commitment to state-of-the-art technologies ensures that our program reflects the changing nature of the live events industry.
  • The Live Event & Concert Production program is approved by the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities under the Private Career Colleges Act 2005.



  • Live Audio Systems
  • Analog and Digital Consoles
  • Music Software & Digital Workstation Technologies
  • Concert Lighting Systems
  • Acoustic Principles
  • Critical Listening
  • Live Stage Monitoring Systems
  • Health & Safety in the Live Event Industry
  • Electricity and Electronics Principles
  • Show Systems Maintenance
  • Audio Signal Processing Techniques
  • Digital Audio
  • Show System Installations



  • Applicants must have an OSSD or equivalent.
  • Mature applicants are welcome to apply.
  • Acceptance to the program is limited and subject to an academic assessment and acceptance interview.
  • It is also expected that applicant’s demonstrate keen interest in the live event industry, possess creative aptitude and computer literacy.
  • Program applications and a guide to the application process can be found at



  • 1 Year Full-Time Program
  • 990 Hours of Instruction
  • Typical class hours range between 20-22 hours per week
  • 10-12 additional study hours per week are highly recommended



Metalworks Institute
Metalworks Plaza
3611 Mavis Rd.  Mississauga ON. Canada  L5C 1T7
Telephone: 905.279.4000
Toll-Free: 866.783.2200
Fax: 905.279.4012

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