Audio Engineering courses that will give your audio career some serious noise.

Do you see yourself working and collaborating with artists and musicians? What about a career as a Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Studio Engineer, Mastering Engineer or Live Sound Technician? Or perhaps you dream of working in audio across television, film or games.

If you’re ready to be part of an industry filled with passionate, motivated and inspiring individuals obsessed with all things audio, this is the course for you.

At SAE, our audio engineering courses are designed to build the essential skills for creating a successful career in today’s modern audio industry.

Enjoy an immersive, hands-on experience that covers every possible level of studio, post and live production. You’ll have access to top-notch equipment like Neve, SSL and Audient consoles and gain proficiencies in software like Pro Tools, Logic Pro X and Ableton Live.

Expect small classes combined with collaborative online study, and mentoring from industry-expert lecturers. You'll also have the opportunity to work on cross-discipline projects with students from games, film, music and animation.

This collaborative cross-discipline approach combined with a strong student placement program gives you valuable industry experience and the necessary collaboration skills to start a successful career in audio.


Career opportunities

  • Studio Engineer
  • Music Producer
  • Game Audio Specialist
  • Sound Editor
  • Staging Crew
  • Audio/Visual Technician
  • Sound Designer
  • Live Sound Engineer/Operator
  • Radio Broadcasting


Tools & software

Career Outcomes

Studio Engineer Music Producer Sound Editor Game Audio Specialist Staging Crew Audio/Visual Technician Sound Designer Live Sound Engineer/Operator Radio Broadcasting

Is Audio for you?

We have outlined some considerations and suitability recommendations to consider before you study Audio at SAE.

  • a strong sense of creativity and imagination
  • a willingness and ability to collaborate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds, including industry practitioners
  • have technical, computer and software skills
  • have critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • adaptability to changing technologies and industry trends
  • possess an interest in the societal, ethical and cultural factors influencing creative industries
  • a willingness to devote up to 10 hours per week for every 10 credit points you study. This will allow for scheduled classes, personal study and project work.
  • a keen interest in studio sound, live sound production, acoustics, sound design or sound for film
  • the ability to perceive, analyse, interpret and respond to audio elements
  • a basic understanding of audio genres, styles, and techniques.

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We're here to help

We understand the personal nature of the creative industries and we get hands on with you. Our state-of the-art studios and industry leading equipment will provide you access and exposure to discover your creative voice. Smaller, interactive classes help to cultivate exploration and opportunities for collaboration. Our network of creative practitioners are available in person and online.

You have access to one-on-one support to help you on outcome-focused learning and work practice. You’ll graduate with applied skills, hands-on confidence, and contemporary expertise that is industry recognised and highly sought-after.

If you would like to find out more, schedule a call back with an SAE course advisor.

Your Audio career
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