Introduction to Sound and Music Technology



If you can't commit to a full-time or long-term course then this is the ideal course for you!

Applications now been accepted for our 10 week part-time introductory course in Sound Engineering and Music Technology. This excellent introductory course offers hands-on practical training in all the essentials of Sound Engineering and Music Technology at an extremely reasonable cost. Students will also gain certification in Avid Pro Tools, the industry standard audio and music recording, production and mixing system.

Career Focus

Sound recording, live sound, music production, broadcast, multimedia development, film and gaming, further education

Course Structure

Topics include:

  • Mixing console layout and operation
  • Cables, connectors and routing
  • Signal and effects processors
  • Microphones
  • Multitrack recording 
  • Introduction to Pro Tools
  • Digital audio editing
  • Drum editing and manipulation
  • Audio mixing and archiving


No previous experience required


Poppyhll School of Recording certificate in Sound Engineering and Music Technology

Avid Pro Tools 101 certificate


10 weeks one day each week/Evening option may be offered subject to demand


Fee: €595 plus exam fee €75 Deposit €50


Student finance
If you are on social welfare you should be able to retain your benefits while attending this course. You may also qualify for the Technical Employment Support Grant (TESG). To find out more you should speak to your local Employment Support Officer or contact Fás.

Student Comments

"Beautiful studio, Great Course! Learned absolutely loads about Sound Engineering and Music Technology. Recommend Poppyhill to everyone."

Owen Cardiff

Owen Cardiff

Poppyhill is a very friendly learning environment.The facilities are wonderful and the tutors are very approachable & helpful. I would recommend this school to anyone. "

Sarah Sherlock

Sarah Sherlock

My time in Poppyhill was really good, me and the lads had fun there and learnt loads! it's an excellent place to study.

Anthony Culloo

Anthony Culloo


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