Introduction to Sound Production (Level 5)

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus


This is an exciting and hugely popular course aimed at creative types who like a bit of tech. Incorporating an NPA qualification, it will give you basic skills in sound production and a great foundation for further study.

You’ll learn using world class equipment and the latest industry software, including Pro Tools, Ableton and MIDI (Musical Instrument Digital Interface) sequencing. Your assessments will be based on real-life products in post and music production, in a variety of genres.

The main focus of the course is on sound design, and sound engineering and production.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Entry by interview.

Progression Routes

Progression to relevant courses at SCQF Level 6, such as NC Sound Production - Recording, or employment.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Music Performance and Sound Production

SCQF Level