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Learn to play the soundtrack to your generation with these specially designed weekend packages!* Join our specially designed courses for students and those who are serving the nation (NSF’s).* Meet like-minded peers. Enjoy a hands-on approach where you will get to learn on industry standard DJ hardware..

*Proof of student/NSF status to be provided upon registration.

**Only applicable to those currently in the above mentioned institutions.  

BASIC COURSE

New to DJ mixing? Not to worry. We have crafted the perfect introduction course for newcomers to the art of DJ mixing. No Experience is required, just the keen interest to get acquainted with DJ Equipment while acquiring basic DJ skills. By the end of the course, you will be able to mix songs together seamlessly and know how equipment is set up and their basic functions.

 


OUTLINE

DAY 1 – Lesson 1 & 2
  • Introduction to DJ culture
  • Hardware Installation for turntables
  • Introduction to Vinyl
  • Understanding BPMs
  • Mixing on Turntables with vinyl
  • Reading vinyl grooves
  • Adjusting Tempo and Pitching on Vinyl
  • Basic Beat matching and bar mixing
  • Mixing by pure hearing alone
  • Using EQ to mix
  • Mixing records sequentially
DAY 2 – Lesson 3 & 4 
  • Introduction to CDJs
  • Hardware Installation for CDJs
  • How to read Digital audio waveforms
  • Understanding CDJ functions
  • Basic Mixing on CDJs using Thumbdrives
  • Basic Tempo Adjust and Pitching on CDJs
  • Studying of basic track structure
  • Introduction to the Rekordbox
  • DJing with Rekordbox memory and hot cues
  • Introduction to basic layer mixing
  • Intro to basic effects

BASIC Course Price Tier

Pax Secondary School JC / Poly / ITE NS / University 
1 $300  $350  $400
2  $275  $325  $375
3  $250  $300  $350

DETAILS

  • Minimum 1, Maximum 3 per class
  • 2 extended classes
  • 3 hrs each
  • Extra 1 hour of studio time (worth $25)
  • Total 8 hrs
  • Weekdays and weekends
  • Afternoon and evening slots
  • Age limit, 15 and above.
  • Those below 15 years of age require parental approval
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

 

ADVANCED COURSE

Gone through the basics and want more? Then this is for you. This advanced workshop also caters to those who already have some basic DJ skill and would like to expand their knowledge. Once you have completed the advance course, you will be able to play a decent DJ set while utilizing advanced functions.

OUTLINE

Day 3 – Lesson 5 & 6
Day 4 – Lessons 7 & 8
  • Introduction to Serato DJ
  • Setup of the Serato Hardware
  • Configuring Serato HID Mode
  • Planning playlists on Serato DJ
  • Playing with Serato DJ effects
  • Introduction to music genres
  • Sourcing for music
  • Utilizing advance mixer effects
  • Identify energy levels and elements of tracks.
  • Intro to key and melodic mixing
  • Building up a set based on BPMs
  • Cross genre mixing
  • Mixing with Serato Control Vinyl
  • Basic hip hop mixing
  • Dropping samples
  • Understanding energy levels
  • Introduction to DJ controllers functions
  • Customizing mixes for promotional purposes
  • Personalizing your music sorting methods
  • Understanding styles and cultures of commercial and underground audiences
  • Planning sets based on event variables
  • Understanding your target audience
  • Personal Branding and Marketing
  • How to achieve bookings
 
ADVANCED Course Price Tier
Pax Secondary School JC / Poly / ITE NS / University 
1  $350  $400  $450
2  $325  $375  $425
3  $300  $350  $400

DETAILS

  • Minimum 1, Maximum 3 per class
  • 2 Lessons per Day
  • 3 hrs each
  • extra 2 hours of studio time (worth $50)
  • Total 8 hrs
  • Weekdays and weekends
  • Afternoon and evening slots
  • Age limit, 15 and above.
  • Those below 15 years of age require parental approval
  • Payment of fees to be done via bank transfer before lessons are confirmed

 

 

FULL TIME COURSE

 

A comprehensive course this is. This package is a combination of the Basic and Advance course. A special discount has been applied to the price of the full time course which also includes 4 hours free of studio time (valued at $100 ) Installment plans are available.

 

 FULL TIME Course Price Tier

Pax Secondary School JC / Poly / ITE NS / University 
1  $600  $700  $800
2  $550  $650  $750
3  $500  $600  $700

Fees are non-refundable*

WHAT’S NEXT?

Youths who are above 18 will be provided with the opportunity to visit clubs and experience life behind a DJ console. Students will also receive special promotional prices for Pioneer DJ equipment. At the discretion of our booking agent, there will be potential opportunities to play out for those who have completed the Full Time Course and are of legal age, based on the students performance and work put in.