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Creating a Sound Business : Introduction to DJing Online Short Course

Creating a Sound Business : Introduction to DJing Online Short Course

Course Features

  • Modules 8
  • Quizzes 6
  • Duration 8 Weeks
  • Skill level Beginner
  • Language English
  • Students 20
  • Certificate Yes
  • Practical Assignments

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Start Date Option 1:
Course starts:
06 February 2017 (8 weeks)
Registrations close:
30 January 2017

Start Date Option 2:
Course starts:
20 March 2017 (8 weeks)
Registrations close:
13 March 2017

Course fees:R9 500.00
Introductory special:R6 365.00

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Creating a Sound Business

Introduction to DJing Online Short Course

Digital music has democratised the DJing world. To become a DJ you no longer need very expensive equipment, you can DJ with a laptop, tablet and free software. DJing is an amazing and fun career that allows you to do what you love and to have fun while you doing it.

Welcome to our Art of DJing course! Over the 8 modules in this course, you will learn the fundamentals of DJing using beat matching, key mixing, effects and filters. We will also cover signal flow and troubleshooting as well as providing you with advice on how to manage your career to market and yourself as DJ.



In this course

Module 0

Orientation Module

Module 1

Collection or Library

  • Define Genres and Sub-genres within your collection
  • Define your favourite artists and labels
  • Define your favourite DJ mixes
Module 2

Mixing in Time and Key

  • Understanding Time Signature and Beat Matching
  • Understanding Mixing In “Windows”
  • Understanding Mixing In Key
  • Demonstrating Mixing Techniques
Module 3

Mixing Gain,EQ, Filters & FX

  • Understanding frequency and dynamic
  • Understanding the difference between gain, EQ & Filters
  • Using different FX with impact
Module 4

Signal Flow

  • Understanding the various stages of signal flow
  • Define signal flow and identify possible stages
  • Learn to problem solve lack of signal
Module 5

Planning Sets

  • Planning will give you the best chance of delivering a powerful performance
  • R&D of your gig, looking at target audience
  • Packing your record box correctly
Module 6

Performance & Professionalism

  • Reputation is how you build your brand
  • Reputation is built with Performance and Professionalism
  • Do’s and Don’ts of performing Contracts and business
Module 7

Wrap Up

  • Synthesise your learning journey experience
  • Evaluate the course


Meet your online course lecturer

Since 1996 Craig de Sousa name has been synonymous with house music in Cape Town, South Africa and all over the world. He is regarded as the DJ who ‘wrote the book’ on successful compilation albums. For 5 years Craig and presenting partner Dino Moran sat at the helm of The Night Watchmen on Goodhope FM. Outside of presenting his own show he has frequently appeared on radio stations such as FG Paris, 5FM and Y-FM. He was involved in the SA Indian Premier League, the T20 World Cup and Champions Trophy and has been the preferred DJ for Cricket SA & the International Cricket Council (ICC). Craig will be the Online Course Lecturer (OCL) through the Introduction to DJing Online Short course. You will be able to engage with him directly.


Meet your academic advisor

Each CityVarsity Online course is assigned their own academic advisor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their online learning experience.

The Academic Adviser who is assigned to Creating a Sound Business: Introduction to DJing Online Short Course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Academic Adviser to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects of the course. As a complimentary online service, students are contacted by their Academic Adviser over the phone or by email.



THE NEED FOR THIS COURSE : Djing 101
Digital music has democratized the DJ’ing world. To become a DJ you no longer need expensive equipment, you can DJ with a laptop, tablet & free software. DJ’ing is an amazing & fun career that allows you to do what you love and to have fun while you are doing it.

COURSE INTRODUCTION:
Welcome to our Introduction to DJing course! In this course you will learn the fundamentals of DJ’ing using beat matching, key mixing, effects and filters. We will also cover signal flow and troubleshooting as well as providing you with advice on how to manage your career to market and yourself as DJ.