Program Information - AEMPAudio Engineering & Music Production (AEMP)
In this 730-hour full-time program, students gain the skills and knowledge necessary to be successful in the field of audio engineering and music production.
Employment Opportunities: Train to work in various technical positions such as recording arts, music, theatre, concerts, broadcasting, video and film. This program develops skills required to operate digital and analog audio recording, programming and processing equipment.
What You'll Learn: Course content provides a foundation in the principles of hearing, sound, music, basic electronics, processing, signal flow, microphone techniques, mixing and mastering, live sound engineering, and reviews current industry standards.
Hands-on Industry-Standard Education: Students gain extensive hands-on experience with industry-standard recording and studio systems, and music and audio experience.
- Grade 12 or Advanced Level certificate or GED, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
- A minimum grade of 60% in English 12, English 12 First Peoples or TPC 12 or an equivalent Provincial Level ABE English course, or a minimum score of 24/40 (level four) on the LPI (Language Proficiency Index) test. Note Communications 12 is not acceptable.
- Students graduating from secondary school in or prior to 2012: Mathematics 10.
- Students entering Grade 10 in or after 2010 and/or completing the new mathematics curriculum: A minimum of 50% in Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics Grade 10, or the equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education Mathematics course.
- Computer Fundamentals or equivalent (challenge Computer Fundamentals test or computer courses completed in school)
Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 70 per cent to receive the certificate.
Financial Aid & AwardsThe Audio Engineering & Music Production Certificate program is student loan eligible and is also eligible for some student awards. Contact Okanagan College Financial Aid and Awards for more information.
View the Okanagan College Calendar Description
AEMP 110 - Introduction to Audio Engineering
AEMP 111 - Hearing and Music
AEMP 112 - Audio Electronics
AEMP 113 - Signal Flow and Processing
AEMP 114 - Microphone Techniques
AEMP 115 - Mixing and Mastering
AEMP 116 - AEMP Industry Standards
AEMP 117 - Live Sound Engineering
AEMP 118 - Analog Processing and Recording
AEMP 119 - MIDI Music Programming
AEMP 120 - Digital Audio Recording
AEMP 121 - Applied Audio Engineering and Production
Contact Helena at 1-250-762-5445, local 4512 to arrange your campus visit.