About this Advanced Diploma Program
The Professional Sound & Business (Live Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program is designed for students who wish to target their career toward both the business side and the creative and technical side of the live event industry. With in-depth studies encompassing all aspects of live event production and the art of music business management, this engaging program strikes an excellent balance between technical sound and lighting skills, and the business principles associated with both the music and live event and entertainment industries.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Professional Sound & Business (Live Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program are eligible for a Degree Pathway into Yorkville University's Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree.
The Professional Sound & Business (Live Production Major) Advanced Diploma Program 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 Professional Sound & Business (Live Production Major) program will have a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating the breadth and depth of their technical skills and artistic capabilities. Highlights of the Graduate Portfolio include:
- Marketing & promotion plan
- Business plan
- Designed & coded website
- Digital ecosystem
- Organized and executed concerts & events
- publicity plan
- Electronic Press Kits
- Full venue design plan
- Complete concert lighting design
- Concert tour plan
- AVID Venue Certification
- Working at heights Certification
- Live concert recordings / venue recordings
- Completed audio-related electronic device
- Industry grant applications
- Adobe Photoshop design portfolio
- Credits / Experience: FOH engineering & lighting at industry events
- Credits/Experience: Participation at industry events
- WYSIWYG & AutoCAD design projects
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.
Metalworks Institute has partnered with Yorkville University to offer Degree Pathways.
Students who successfully complete the Professional Sound & Business (Live Production Major) Degree Pathway will graduate with an Advanced Diploma from Metalworks Institute and a Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree from Yorkville University. Upon completion of the Degree Pathway, international students will be eligible to apply for a post-graduate work permit.
Contact our Admissions Team to learn more about Metalworks Institute's Degree Pathways.