Course Details

The DJ School I run is an intensive course held at my private studio location. This course is comprised of specialist modules covering the various essential aspects of DJ training. All classes are taught by experienced Disc Jockeys, who work in some of America’s top clubs and venues.

The DJ School introductory course runs over five consecutive Days – with all Days between 10am and 6.00pm each day. No experience is needed to partake in this course and all equipment is supplied. We take students from 16 years upwards but will make exceptions with proper Parental Involvement.

Course Fee: $500.00

COURSE SYLLABUS

*Day 1

Introduction To Basics: Setting-Up Equipment; Terminology; Wiring & Leads; Fuses; Equipment Types; Balancing Audio Levels; Trouble-Shooting

*Day 2

Music Programming – Section 1: Technical Skills

*Day 3

Introduction To DJ Software

Music Programming – Section 2: Intensive Music Knowledge; Programming The Night’s Music; Music Genres; Trigger Songs; Songs Never To Play; Reading The Dance Floor / Pub

*Day 4

Music Mixing – Phase 1: Basic Hands-On Mixing Skills Including Chop-Mixing, Fading and Beat-Mixing. Experience on Both CD & Laptop

Voice & Microphone Training

*Day 5

Music Mixing Phase 2: Hands-On Mixing Skills Including Chop-Mixing, Fading & Beat-Mixing. (Additional skills and practice sessions)

Business Skills Overview: Business Cards, Basic Accounts & Tax, Curriculum Vitae, Insurance, Dealing with Contacts, Punctuality, Legal Music & Royalties, Dealing with Problem Clients, Attracting Work, Dress Code, Advertising & Marketing Yourself

Crowd Control: Reading the Dance Floor & Customers’ Body Language

Questions & Answers

Revision of Course Material