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Audio Courses (AudioWorks)

Discover Audio Engineering at the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts

Becoming an audio engineer, whether behind the console in a professional recording studio or behind the console at a major rock concert, is a dream of many. However, as many people have come to find out, the dream cannot become reality for the individual who lacks the proper training and experience.

Our Audio Engineering School

The AudioWorks program at Sheffield gives the audio student both a solid foundation in audio engineering technology and the hands-on experience that will get him or her in the door of a major facility.

You will have the opportunity to work with the latest sound engineering software you need to succeed in this field.

Upon successful completion of our sound engineer courses and the AudioWorks program, graduates will be qualified to apply for entry-level employment in one or more of the following positions:

  • Studio Recording Engineer
  • Live Recording Engineer
  • Front of House Sound Reinforcement Engineer
  • Monitor Engineer
  • Audio for Video Engineer
  • Non-Linear Digital Audio Editor
  • Remix Engineer
  • Equipment Sales
  • Installation Technician

The AudioWorks program consists of 96 hours of lecture and 200 hours of labs, totaling 296 hours. The typical full-time class is four days a week, four hours per day, for 23 to 25 weeks; part-time is two days a week, four hours per day, for 43 to 46 weeks. Our audio technician school is located in the Baltimore area in Maryland.

For the 2018 MHEC reporting year (07/01/17 – 06/30/18):
The student completion rate in the AudioWorks program is: 80%
The job placement rate for graduates of the AudioWorks program is: 61%

If you’re interested in audio production or audio recording, contact the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts today.

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