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Fundamentals of DJing 101


Welcome to the fundamentals of DJing 101 Programme! If you have a passion for music and aspire to pursue a career in DJing, this course is designed to provide you with a solid foundation in this exciting art form. Whether you dream of performing at parties, clubs, or even creating your own mixes for personal enjoyment, this course will equip you with the necessary tools to express your musical creativity through mixing and blending tracks. 

Throughout the course, you will explore the various aspects of DJing, starting with an introduction to the equipment and software used by DJs. You will become familiar with the several types of setups, including vinyl, CDJs, and digital controllers, and gain hands-on experience in connecting and configuring DJ gear. 


Features and Benefits 

  • Programs developed with a 30% theory and 70% practical approach. 
  • Exposure to real-world, hands-on situations using industry-standard equipment and facilities. 
  • Introduction to popular equipment and software used in the industry. 
  • Get a free Office 365 Education A1 license, valid for the duration of your studies. 

  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration


    • Part Time, Flexi Online Learning, 8 Weeks (+/-2 months)
    • Classes conducted on Saturdays (4 hours)
    • Session 1 (9:00 - 11:00), Session 2 (11:30-13:30)

    * Class structures are subject to change without notification. 

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  • Career Options

    • DJ / Performer
    • Electronic Music Producer
    • Mixer
    • Studio Sound Engineer
    • Studio Assistant
    • Production Editor


Important Notes

This short course is a skills program and therefore not accredited by any institution.

  • Introduction to DJ equipment

    • Understanding the different types of equipment, such as turntables, CDJs, and digital controllers, and how to use them.

  • Beat matching

    • Learning how to match the tempo and beats of two tracks together so that they can be mixed seamlessly.

  • Mixing techniques

    • Understanding the different types of mixing techniques, such as blending, cutting, and scratching, and how to use them to create a smooth and dynamic DJ set.

  • Music Theory

    • Understanding the basics of music theory, such as keys, scales, and chord progressions, and how they relate to DJing.

  • Song Selection

    • Learning how to select appropriate tracks for different types of events and crowds, and how to create a set that engages audience memebers.

  • Live Performance

    • Developing the skills necessary to perform in front of a live audience, including reading the crowd, creating energy and excitement, and managing technical issues.

  • DJ ethics and professionalism

    • Understanding the importance of professionalism, respect for the music, and ethical behavior in the DJ industry.

  • Campus
    Registration Close Date
    Start Date
  • 19 July 2024
    20 July 2024
    Part Time, Online

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