Study Music Production and Sound Engineering Courses at Point Blank Music College
Point Blank is one of the leading providers of music production and sound engineering courses in the world. As well as providing year long courses we also provide more specialist training in the form of ableton courses, live sound course, and technology and radio courses. We are proud to have been voted 'Best DJ and Music Production School' by readers of DJ Magazine for the final 6 years of the award's existence.
Sound Engineering Courses - From Weekend Courses to Degree Level
Point Blank's courses have been informed by over 15 years experience in the audio recording industry and cater for every learner from beginner through to Music Production Degree Courses. Since our early days as a working music studio we have gathered a wealth of technical knowledge and contacts with highly respected industry figures. This helped to transform ourselves into a cutting edge audio training establishment and one of the leading providers of certified courses in the world.
By enrolling at Point Blank, you are guaranteed to be in classes taught by an experienced professional instructor. Our course developers and tutors include Grammy winning song writers and producers with record sales in the millions. They have produced for and performed alongside some of the most famous names in the music industry including Massive Attack, Bob Marley and Bjork.
Point Blank is structured in a unique way which allows you to hand-pick the modules that interest you most, so we can create an audio course tailor-made to suit your desired path in the music industry. Each module is 3 months long. You can take individual modules, a combination of 4 modules (Merit Course) or a combination of 6 modules (Diploma Course). We also offer online classes for those unable to the school in London,
Point Blank is accredited by the British Accreditation Council, and the courses themselves are accredited by NCFE, EdExcel and the Open College Network. We also offer a HNC BTEC Level 4 Course. Tutors are joined each term by guest speakers from record labels, publishers, management and other areas of the music industry. Recent guests have included Annie Mac, Pete Tong, Basement Jaxx, and A&R representatives from Sony BMG and Atlantic Records.
Our more advanced music production courses such as the Sound Design & Music Production Course and the Mixing & Mastering Course will take your music to the next level, training you how to create your own unique sounds and delving deeper into the expansive subject of the audio mix.
Live Sound Courses
Point Blank's live sound courses have been developed for anyone serious about a career in the live music industry. The past decade has seen a shift in demand from buying records to watching bands perform live. Consequently the live music industry has boomed and so has the demand for properly trained audio engineers. These live sound engineering courses are unique in the sense that they place significant emphasis on practical learning and true working experience. Weekly classes are taught by an experienced professional producer in real live venues across London. The programme includes a monthly live event at the legendary Vibe Bar in Brick Lane. You will be given the opportunity to put your audio training into practice with up and coming UK bands, overseeing their sound-check and reinforcing the audio during their live performances.
Point Blank College attracts talented students from all corners of the globe thanks to our broad range of courses suitable for all levels of ability. We are proud to have seen such a consistent stream go on to achieve significant success after graduating. Amongst them are Fabric resident DJ and producer, Tayo, X-Factor winner Leona Lewis, Cream Ibiza resident and remixer of Beyonce Gareth Wyn and BBC Radio presenters, Gemma Cairney and Dev: Proof that, if allied with hard work and dedication, our audio engineering courses truly can give you an invaluable kick start into a career in music.