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Part-Time Courses

Our part-time evening courses are a great way to prepare for our Audio in Media programme and also very popular among home recordist and musicians alike. They provide a great a balance of instructional and practical training.

For a description of each course and registration please click below.

  • + Pro Tools Fundamentals I (ED-PT101) »
    • Monday & Wednesday Evenings (7 Classes)
    • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (20 Hours)
    • $545.00 CAD (Save 5% Bundled with ED-PT110)
    • Class Size: Maximum 5
    • Next Start Date: January 13, 2020
    • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

    • Prerequisite to Pro Tools 110
    • Prerequisite to Mixing & Editing Techniques
    • No experience with Avid Pro Tools software is required
    • A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh operating systems
    • Basic audio recording knowledge is required
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    This course introduces fundamental Pro Tools concepts and principles, covering everything an individual needs to know to complete a basic Pro Tools project, from initial setup to final mixdown.

    Students also learn to build sessions that include multi-track recordings of, MIDI sequences and virtual instruments. Hands-on exercises and projects introduce essential techniques for creating sessions, recording and importing audio and MIDI, editing session media, navigating sessions and arranging media on tracks, and using basic processing and mixing techniques to finalize a production.


    • + Pro Tools Fundamentals II + User Certification (ED-PT110) »
      • Monday & Wednesday Evenings (8 Classes)
      • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (24 Hours)
      • $655.00 CAD (Save 5% Bundled with ED-PT101)
      • Class Size: Maximum 5
      • Next Start Date: February 3, 2020
      • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

      • Prerequisite Pro Tools 101 (PT101)
      • No experience with Avid Pro Tools software is required
      • Completion of the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (ED-PT101) course
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      This course expands upon the basic principles taught in the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (PT101) course and introduces the core concepts and techniques students need to competently operate a Pro Tools system running mid-sized sessions.

      Students learn to build sessions designed for commercial purposes and improve the results of their recording, editing, and mixing efforts. The hands-on exercises provide experience setting up sessions, importing media, working with digital video, spotting sound effects, using loop recording and MIDI Merge techniques, working with virtual instruments, warping with Elastic Audio, applying Real-Time Properties, creating clip loops, applying signal processing, using automation, and using submixes and track groups to simplify a final mix.


      • + Mixing & Editing Techniques (ED-MET) »
        • Monday & Wednesday Evenings (6 Classes)
        • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (18 Hours)
        • $495.00 CAD (Save 5% Bundled with ED-PT101 or ER-SR)
        • Class Size: Maximum 5
        • Next Start Date: November 11, 2019
        • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

        • Completion of the Pro Tools Fundamentals I (ED-PT101). No pre-requirement if experienced with Pro Tools.
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        This course introduces students to contemporary mixing & editing techniques in music production using the industry standard Pro Tools software. Topics include; mixing concepts, internal 'in the box' signal routing, automation, signal processors, and signal processing techniques.

        On completion of this course, students will learn the steps in creating an efficient mix session and complete a full mix of their chosen material.


        • + Music Creation with Ableton (ED-MCA) »
          • Tuesday & Thursday Evenings (8 Classes)
          • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (24 Hours)
          • $655.00 CAD (Save 5% Bundled with either ED-MPA or ED-IMA / Save 10% Bundled with both ED-MPA & ED-IMA)
          • Class Size: Maximum 5
          • Next Start Date: January 7, 2020
          • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

          • Prerequisite to Music Production with Ableton (ED-MPA)
          • Prerequisite to Interactive Music with Ableton (ED-IMA)
          • No experience with Ableton Live software is required
          • A working knowledge of Windows or Macintosh operating systems
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          This course delivers an introduction to this ever popular program which will open up new possibilities and change the way you think about making music.

          On completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic musical elements such as rhythm, harmony, tempo, timbre, form, structure, and the Ableton Live software workflow.


          • + Music Production with Ableton (ED-MPA) »

            • Tuesday & Thursday Evenings (8 Classes)
            • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (24 Hours)
            • $655.00 CAD
            • Class Size: Maximum 5
            • Next Start Date: March 3, 2020
            • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

            • Prerequisite Music Creation with Ableton (ED-MCA)
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            This course delivers an introduction to the mixing and signal processing workflow of Ableton Live.

            On completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of basic music mixing techniques including; Automation, EQ, Compression, Reverb, and Delay.


            • + Interactive Music with Ableton (ED-IMA) »
              • Tuesday & Thursday Evenings (8 Classes)
              • 6:00 PM to 9:00PM (24 Hours)
              • $655.00 CAD
              • Class Size: Maximum 5
              • Next Start Date: Coming Spring 2020
              • Location: ED (Exchange District) Campus - 245 McDermot Ave. 4th Floor

              • Prerequisite Music Creation with Ableton (ED-MCA)
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              This course focuses on game scoring techniques from conceptualisation and creation to implementation.

              On completion of this course, students will have composed a fully interactive musical score, which you will have implemented and edited directly into a game.


              • + Studio Recording (ER-SR) »
                • Tuesday & Thursday Evenings (8 Classes)
                • 6:30 PM to 9:30PM (24 Hours)
                • $745.00 CAD (Save 5% Bundled with ED-PT101 or ED-MET)
                • Class Size: Maximum 5
                • Next Start Date: February 4, 2020
                • Location: Erin Campus - 1588 Erin Street

                • No Prerequisite
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                This course delivers a comprehensive introduction to the studio production workflow. Topics covered include; Consoles, Signal Flow, Microphones, Recording Techniques and basic Mixing.

                On completion of this course, students will learn the tools and basic setup to successfully conduct a recording session.