Sound Production (NPA)

Forth Valley College


Stirling Campus


Interested in getting the most out of your recording, perhaps as part of a band, your own solo work, for home recording or even for specialist sound design? This introductory course will give you a hands-on starter on the workings of a modern recording studio. Working with a specialist member of staff to identify the skills you most want to pick up, you will be introduced to planning, setting-up, recording and editing within a studio environment, as well as getting the chance to try your hand at recording some of your work.

Course content includes:

Understanding the Signal Path; Sound Engineering Production; Music Remixing.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. However candidates would benefit from previous experience of a sound production or music course/units or related study or have an interest and some experience of sound production.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or HNC course.

Start Date




Study Method

Part time (evening)

Course Length

1 year


Creative Industries and Media

SCQF Level




Career Area

Performing Arts