About this Diploma Program
The Live Sound Diploma Program is designed to develop your knowledge and skills in one of the entertainment industry’s most in demand careers: sound for concerts and live events. Combining a balance of essential theoretical knowledge with hands-on practical applications, this program utilizes the most current, progressive sound reinforcement technologies available, taught by instructors with years of live industry experience. Our exclusive partnership with Metalworks Production Group provides an unparalleled learning environment, with access to industry-leading equipment and facilities, all designed to prepare students for future opportunities in the production of music concerts, corporate events, theatrical productions, trade shows, exhibitions, conferences and multi-media presentations.
The Live Sound is available in On-Campus & Hybrid formats.
On-Campus Diploma Programs are 100% in-person with all classes taught at our campus in Mississauga.
Hybrid Diploma Programs are taught through both online and in-person classes at our campus in Mississauga.
Graduates of the Live Sound program will have a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating the breadth and depth of their technical skills and artistic capabilities. Highlights of the Graduate Portfolio include:
- Working at Heights Certification
- Live concert recordings / venue recordings
- Completed audio-related electronic device
- Live Locations Broadcasts
- Organized and executed industry concerts & events
- Credits / Experience: FOH engineering at industry events
All instructors have been chosen for their industry experience, knowledge, accomplishments, and passion for teaching, and have been qualified by the Ministry of Advanced Education & Skills Development.
Each instructor brings real-world understanding into the classroom; a quality that is invaluable in a hands-on learning environment.
Students are taught through a variety of instructional methods including: lectures, workshops, labs, e-learning, clinics, and tutorials.
Instructors typically use audio-visual presentations, practical demonstrations, printed handouts, and interactive media resources.