A Sound Engineer attends to the audio quality and sound recording during music, radio, film, television or stage productions. You might monitor sound broadcasts during live shows or edit and enhance audio being recorded. Sound Engineers use a range of equipment from microphones to editing consoles. You might mix together audio or use techniques to add special sound effects.
A Sound Engineer needs to have excellent attention to detail. You’ll need to work to a production schedule and be a part of a larger team. Sound Engineers need good technical abilities and you’ll have to be skilled at operating a range of equipment. Depending on your role you might work irregular hours and may have to work on locations outside of a studio.
There are 3 courses available for people who want to become a Sound Engineer.