Ashford College - Studio Production - Gateway Award Level 1
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Qualification: Studio Production - Gateway Award Level 1
Start date: 02/11/2022
Start date: 18/01/2023
Times: Wednesdays 6 - 9pm
Weekly hours: 3 Hours
Location: Ashford College
Fee: £300*
Duration: 10 Weeks

Studio Production - Gateway Award Level 1

This qualification is intended to provide learners with a broad introduction to the music sector, equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills. They are designed to support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in music tech or other related sectors. 

What will I learn? 

This course covers the basics of operating equipment within a professional recording studio, microphone types and placements, and how to record a variety of instruments and projects.

The course additionally introduces basic mixing techniques, using Logic Pro software in our Apple Mac composition suites, covering a range of processers and effects used within commercial recording productions.

Entry Requirements 

The course is suitable for anyone who wants a hands-on practical approach to developing these skills, using a professional recording studio and high-quality resources. No prior experience is necessary.


This qualification could lead to an entry-level role in music tech, or you can progress onto a higher level course.


This course will take place between 6pm and 9pm, on Wednesday evenings, for 10 weeks (with a gap for the Christmas break)

Fees and Costs

*This course may be free to those who are 19+ and are unemployed or on a low income. To discuss eligibility for this, please call 01233 743100 or contact us using the form below.

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Elwick Road
TN23 1NN

01233 743100