Sound Technology Qualification

Sound Technology

Course Title: FET Sound technology | National Certificate: (NQF 4) | Duration: 1year (12 Months) | Qualification ID: 48811 | Quality Assurance Council: MICT SETA


The Sound Technology Program is structured to train Learners as an effective Sound Engineer, Music Business Professionals in an entry level recording engineer, live sound engineer, studio manager, studio owner music business manager in the audio industry.
such as commercial recording and post production studios, as well as live sound events or record company professional.

Learning outcomes

  • Record a full band (any kind of music) onto a professional, industry standard, Digital Audio Workstation.
  • Make basic decisions in terms of microphone choice and placement, audio editing and processing.
  • Use industry standard DAW’s to perform advanced tasks such as processing and mixing audio.
  • Perform basic MIDI programming demonstrating an understanding of musical arrangement.
  • Work on multiple projects towards a deadline and manage their own time and resources.

Summary Modules to be covered

  • Sound Recording Basics
  • Music Business
  • Production Software
  • Music Theory
  • Digital Audio Technology
  • Basic Keyboard Skills


in the course of the year, you will be required to write tests and
submit assignments. At the end of the year a final exam will be
written which will cover work done throughout the year.
The assessments will cover both theory and practicals

Course Requirement

What are the entry requirements?
Grade 11 or an NQF level 3 equivalent qualification
Computer literacy
English language (spoken and written)
Music aptitude

Course Duration

1 year

Study Days

Classes are scheduled 5 days per week (Full Time),and Saturday for Part-time Classes

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