Sound Production & Music Performance

Course Overview

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Our Sound Engineering & Music Performance course aims to provide learning opportunities for those with a passion for music who are considering turning that passion into a career. The course allows learners to develop their musical skills, ability and creativity through tuition, music technology and instrument or vocal performance. Learners study a combination of instrumental techniques, music theory, music industry studies, sound production and engineering and music practice. To further enhance the learner experience, learners will have access to all the required equipment and software to ensure their creativity becomes a reality and their certification requirements are achieved.

Learners will also gain the opportunity to develop in a personal capacity as other modules in the course cover personal effectiveness and communications. Work Experience is a fundamental part of the course. As such, Learners are offered work-related supports to help with their progression.

Graduates of the course have progressed into successful musical careers both nationally and internationally. Many graduates have progressed to TUS (former AIT), Ballyfermot College of Further Education and BIMM (British and Irish Modern Music Institute).

Learner Comment:
"When I started the Sound Production & Music Performance course I hadn't a clue about anything, couldn't play an instrument and had no experience in anything with music but now I'm playing bass and have a huge interest in playing and recording music. Never thought I'd be going to college in my life but music has changed that. Joining the course was the best decision I ever made" Reece

Course Modules

QQI Level 5 in Music - 5M2011

  • Sound Engineering & Production
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Music Theory & Practice
  • Communications
  • Event Management
  • Music Performance
  • Work Experience
Digital piano in music store, closeup keyboard
Music keyboard to write songs

Course Aim

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To provide knowledge, skills and competence to turn the passion of music into a career 


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QQI Level 5 in Music,
Performance/Theory Grades (optional upon completion of QQI award)
2 Years Full-time
Number of Places
Reduced to 10 due to limited capacity
Entry Requirements
16 to 21 years old
No minimum educational entry requirements.
Ability to play a music instrument would be a distinct advantage
Intake complete for Sept 24
Work Experience
Progression Options
Employment or Further Education
Training Allowance
Up to €232 per week (if eligible)



If you would like to to apply for this course, please fill in the application form by tapping the Apply Here button below. We will be in touch once we have had time to review your application.