Sound Production SCQF 6 (Alness) NC

What is special about this course?

The NC in sound production provides candidates with the core skills and knowledge in sound production, music business and performance.  Students are introduced to a range of practical and theory based units. Students will gain experience in live PA, recording, mixing and working with Digital Audio Workstations as well as many other aspects of the industry.

Entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications 
  • All applicants will be interviewed
  • Sound engineering and production
  • Digital media
  • Audio editing
  • Sound reinforcement
  • Applied multimedia
  • Creative project
  • Music MIDI sequencing
  • You will also develop core skills in IT and communications


How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

One year full time, longer part time

Where can I study my course?

    • Alness

Start date

Intakes are in September and January for the full time course.


Find out more about fees, fee waivers and funding options.


Students may also be eligible to apply for bursary funding.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Successful students can progress onto the HNC Sound Production course which is available at our Alness campus
  • Enhanced career prospects within the creative industries

Is there more information available online?

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