About this Diploma Program
For those seeking a comprehensive education in both live and recorded audio, we offer our two‐year Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program. With a curriculum encompassing all aspects of the audio world, from inside the control room to the live stage, this program is the professional sound engineer’s ultimate educational experience.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program are eligible for a Degree Pathway into Yorkville University's Bachelor of Creative Arts Degree.
Graduates of Metalworks Institute's Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program are eligible to apply to Metalworks Institute's Post-Graduate Music Mixing & Mastering Program.
The Professional Sound & Business (Audio Specialist) Diploma Program is available in On-Campus & Hybrid formats.
Graduates of the Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) program will have a comprehensive portfolio demonstrating the breadth and depth of their technical skills and artistic capabilities. Highlights of the Graduate Portfolio include:
- Studio engineered track
- Studio produced track
- AVID Pro Tools User Certification
- Completed audio-related electronic device
- Post-production sound design & edit for film
- Post-Production music edit for film
- Working at heights certification
- Live concert recordings/venue recordings
- Credits/Experience: FOH engineering at industry events
- Complete film trailer production
- Full stereo mixed track
- Full ATMOS music mix
- Credits / Experience: Participation in industry related productions / recordings
- Live Location Broadcasts
- Organized and executed industry concerts & 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.
Metalworks Institute has partnered with Yorkville University to offer Degree Pathways.
Students who complete the Professional Sound (Audio Specialist) Degree Pathway successfully will graduate with a 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.