Full Time Training Courses Open for Submissions

Full Time Training Courses Open for Submissions

The Nerve Centre’s annual full-time vocational training courses continue to attract students from all over Ireland and beyond. The courses are tutored by industry professionals who bring their practical experience of studio engineering, live performance, recording, songwriting, festival and television production into the classroom through lessons, tutorials and seminars.

All of our full-time courses are ‘OCN NI Level 3 Certificate in Creative Arts and Digital Technologies (QCF)', have a duration of one year and are run in partnership with South West College. As a result of completing our courses, successful students have the opportunity to advance to third level education.

MUSIC PERFORMANCE & TECHNOLOGY
A comprehensive, hands on approach is at the heart of this music rich course, with units in song-writing, digital music composition, mixing and live sound. You will have opportunities to work as a member of the Nerve Centre production crew and by the conclusion of the course shall be self-sufficient in many areas of music production, arrangement andsequencing thereby enabling you to take control of your creative output.

MEDIA TECHNIQUES: TELEVISION & VIDEO
This course gives the student an overall understanding of the production process and techniques, not only for video work, but also for many other areas of the media industry. The course is of particular interest to those looking for a low level entry into the industry, but will be equally useful for potential media degree students and community workers wanting to get professional results.  Opportunities exist for learners to progress onto relevant Higher Education courses.

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MUSIC PRODUCTION
This course is designed to provide students with a wide array of skills associated with the theory and process of making and recording music in the modern digital studio. Students will be introduced to the key concepts of programming, recording, mixing and mastering music and audio in various genres through a series of detailed exercises and practical projects. There is a strong emphasis on the creative adaptation of standard techniques and the development of personal practice.

CREATIVE MEDIA
A course for people with a creative energy and passion with backgrounds in music, graphic design, film making, video art and digital photography who are looking to bring these media disciplines together in a meaningful and hands on way. The strength of this course lies in its practical approach to creative techniques in Film & Video, Digital Photography, Sound and the Moving Image, Audio Post Production and Image Manipulation. All of the units are primarily geared towards giving students a good working knowledge of industry standard software/hardware, procedures and their application. This will include instruction in - but not restricted to - Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, Logic Studio and Avid Pro Tools.

OCN NI LEVEL 3 CERTIFICATE IN CREATIVE ARTS AND DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES (QCF) (‘A’ Level Equivalent)
DURATION: 1 Year
AWARDING BODY: Open College Network Northern Ireland
CAMPUS: South West College, Omagh (Nerve Centre)

Courses run from September until June. For more information or to be added to our course database contact the Nerve Centre on 028 7126 0562 or email info@nervecentre.org

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