Sound Production Recording NPA


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Do you have an interest in and/or experience of sound production? Do you want to learn more about working in the audio industry in a music and performing arts environment? This qualification is a starting point for those interested in that industry.

This NPA will develop your individuality through the creative process, and it uses problem-based learning approaches to encourage creative and technical skills and competences as well as critical problem solving and project management skills. The course covers studio skills, basics of audio engineering, and also gives you a chance to work on a creative project which brings together all of the skills you have learnt across the other units.



Level SCQF 6

Delivery Face to Face


Location School Music Department

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

Mandatory units:

  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Understanding the Signal Path

Optional units:

  • Creative Project
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Creative Industries: Creative Project 

What next...

On successful completion of this course you may like to apply for our full time college course: NC Music at SCQF level 5 or 6.

You can continue to study music with our BA(Hons) Applied Music programme.


Entry requirements...

 You will have a pass at National 5 level, demonstrate a keen interest in sound production and have a satisfactory reference.