Weekend DJ Course - Level One DJ Course

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Weekend DJ Course - Level One


Saturdays and Sundays 12pm - 8pm

Course Outline

The Weekend DJ Course level one is for those at the beginner level who want to dj any genre. We will start with the basics and make sure you gain a good knowledge of pitch matching, beat mixing, music structure, phrasing and mixing board techniques.
 The first day is all about the decks, we feel it's very important to have good control and to master your deckstrous techniques. If you make a mistake on the decks then the mix isn't going to sound good. If you have been mixing but are having problems with pitch matching then here we can really break your techniques down and tighten your skills.

On the second day we will work on music structure, mixing board techniques, EQs and really get you going as a DJ. Giving you a feeling for what it's really like behind the decks. As well as looking at all of the technical aspects of mixing, we feel it's important to understand what goes on in the mind.
With only 6 students on the course, you will have plenty of time on the decks and we have the chance to really make sure you understand everything.

SubBass Students on the decks at Ministry Of Sound

Course Structure

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • Equipment Set Up and Overview
  • What to Buy
  • Controllers Vs CDJS
  • Cue Points
  • Bars and Beats
  • Phrasing
  • Beat-matching

Day 2

  • Using Headphones
  • The Mixer
  • Matching Sound Levels
  • EQ
  • levels
  • Cross Fader
  • Mix Points
  • In and Out of the mix
  • Internal mixer FX
  • External FX Units
  • Tricks and Tips


Saturdays and Sundays 12pm - 8pm


You can reserve your space with a deposit of just £100 and pay the balance 14 days prior to the start date. Alternatively you can pay the full fee in one simple payment to book your space now.

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