Our 8 week learn to DJ course is perfect for total beginners looking to get started as well as new DJ’s who want to push themselves in the right direction.
The part time course is spread over 8 weekly sessions each lasting 3 hours and will cover all the basics and fundamentals of DJing to get you started on the right track. We’ll cover everything from beat matching on vinyl to using controllers as well as talks on the theory side of music and DJing. The courses is limited to only 6 students to keep up the quality time with tutors.
If you’re looking for a more focused DJ lesson on a specific bit of kit or software then one of our bespoke courses is certainly more for you, get in contact to find out more.
Also included in the course is:
- 10% discount from djkit.com
- Certificate of completion
- A special guest speaker
LEARNING TO DJ
By breaking the whole mixing process down into easy to follow stages you and your fellow students will soon not only understand what makes a good mix, but will (with our help, guidance and a little practice) soon be able to beat match and mix your favourite tunes seamlessly.
During the course you’ll learn about all the different ways of mixing on CDJs, Vinyl and Digital across various platforms. You’ll learn different types of equipment to see how they work, how to use it correctly plus, you’ll learn the right way to set up and use a sound system and how to get the best out of it without blowing speakers and more importantly without damaging your ears.
During the course you’ll learn how to promote yourself effectively. How to get work and how to stay ahead of the competition. You’ll learn how structure your sets for maximum effect, plus how to produce, share and upload your promo mixes.
Whilst perfecting you’re mixing skills we’ll also teach you the inside secrets of how industry works. You’ll learn what nightclub managers and promoters are really looking for in a DJ, plus how to elevate yourself above the competition.
PAST STUDENT REVIEWS
Aivaras “I felt very comfortable, was amazing!”
Daniel M “Best 8 weeks of my life!”
Pearja “I am a total beginner and I enjoyed every lesson”
Szogun Man “Fantastic atmosphere very knowledgeable tutors”
Terance C “The 8 week course is perfect and is worth every penny”
Jack R “Done the 8 week DJ course and went from barely knowing how to mix to being able to spin sets including double drops, effects and changing tempos”
SELECTION OF COURSE TOPICS
Understanding Beats, Bars and Phrases
Song analysis, how dance producers make tracks
Getting the perfect mix: BPM / Timing / Key
Equipment set up & functions
Weapons of Choice: Vinyl / Media Players (CDJ) / USB / Digital / Controllers
Learn To DJ – Beginners
Introduction to Beat Matching
Using effects in the mix
Matching sound levels
Understanding EQ – Corrective VS Creative
Introduction to Digital DJ Platforms
Learn To DJ – Advanced
Advanced beat matching
Advanced phrase mixing
Mixing different styles of music & tempos
Mix & Performance Analysis
Digital formats & understating bitrate
Digital Music Management – Get yourself organised
Promote Yourself: Social Media / Promoters / Online Radio & Podcasts
Learn How To Be A DJ
Preparing for your first gig
8 Week Course – £495 per student (max 6 per course)
Read our T&C’s here
NB: We have various set courses like this one, but our specialty is creating bespoke courses for individuals. In todays DJ & production world there’s such a wide range of technology and software and with the different needs we all have as individuals, creating a unique course means you get to learn exactly what you want, at the rate you want to learn at.