Audio Engineering

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The Audio Engineering Diploma Program was designed from the ground up for the individual who has a passion for music and sound.
*Note: We are no longer accepting applications for the September 2017 term. Apply now for March 2018.

At RAIS, students are not only exposed to the traditional tools and hardware of the audio industry, but also benefit from a specific focus on advanced training in the industry standard software, Pro Tools.

This immersive Program is focused on delivering a practical and relevant education with true hands-on instruction, while building the student's network and portfolio. The training and real world experience offered by RAIS gives our graduates the skills and confidence they need to advance into a career in this challenging and exciting field.

The RAIS Difference

  • Less note taking, more recording, producing, editing and mixing.
  • Gain real world experience by recording at least a dozen acts of all genres.
  • Faculty that have worked on gold and platinum selling albums.
  • 80 hours of individual time in the studio after class to record personal projects.

The Audio Engineering program is a 6 month, full-time, comprehensive diploma program that covers all relevant aspects of audio engineering and music production.

Term Start Dates: March 2017 and September 2017

Class Time

9am - 1pm (Mon-Fri)

Total Instructional Hours
480 hrs

Total Weeks
25


Tuition
Course Outline
  1. Introduction to Audio Engineering
  2. Pro Tools Introduction
  3. Basic Electronics in Relation to Audio
  4. Pro Tools Intermediate
  5. Music Production and Mixing
  6. Electronic Music (Ableton 9)
  7. Pro Tools Advanced
  8. Production (Location) Sound
  9. Audio Post Production
  10. Live Sound
  11. Professional Development

Extracurricular Studio Time:
Each student is allotted over 80 hours of studio time to work on personal projects. Students in the past have used this time to record their own albums or work with other bands and musicians.

Optional Computer Lab Time:
The computer lab is available from 1pm - 9pm, Monday - Friday for students to work on any school or personal projects.

Contact us for more information or to arrange a tour.Contact us

Film and Audio School
We encourage interested individuals to call (306) 292-6744 or (306) 220-6944 to arrange a tour of our facility and talk with our administrators about any questions they may have about the program. The Recording Arts Institute of Saskatoon 1926 Alberta Ave
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
S7K 1R9