Discover Audio Engineering at the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts
Becoming an audio engineer, whether behind the console in a professional recording studio or behind the console at a major rock concert, is a dream of many. However, as many people have come to find out, the dream cannot become reality for the individual who lacks the proper training and experience.
Our Audio Engineering School
The AudioWorks program at Sheffield gives the audio student both a solid foundation in audio engineering technology and the hands-on experience that will get him or her in the door of a major facility.
You will have the opportunity to work with the latest sound engineering software you need to succeed in this field.
Upon successful completion of our sound engineer courses and the AudioWorks program, graduates will be qualified to apply for entry-level employment in one or more of the following positions:
- Studio Recording Engineer
- Live Recording Engineer
- Front of House Sound Reinforcement Engineer
- Monitor Engineer
- Audio for Video Engineer
- Non-Linear Digital Audio Editor
- Remix Engineer
- Equipment Sales
- Installation Technician
The AudioWorks program consists of 96 hours of lectures and 200 hours of labs, totaling 296 hours. The typical full-time class is four days a week, four hours per day, for 23 to 25 weeks; part-time is two days a week, four hours per day, for 43 to 46 weeks. Our audio technician school is located in the Baltimore area in Maryland.
If you’re interested in audio production or audio recording, contact the Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts today.
Meet Your Instructors
The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts teaches future industry professionals how to become Pro-Audiovisual or AV technicians. Our staff of industry professionals provide hands-on AV training experiences, immersing students in a real-world environments and preparing them for the CTS exam. Our Techworks program prepares students for in-demand careers in the Pro-AV field and arms them with the opportunity to earn their AVIXA Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) certification. The Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts is approved by The Maryland Higher Education Commission.
- Prospective students applying for initial admission to our recording arts school in Baltimore, Maryland are required to provide a copy of their high school diploma, transcript, or GED equivalent.
- Students registering will need to bring:
- $25 Registration Fee
- Proof of Graduation (High School Diploma or GED)
Each student will be given a personal tour of our Phoenix, MD facility and will get a glimpse of our AV training lab, student lounge, and adjacent learning spaces. Prospective students will interview with one of our school officials to determine the student's level of motivation and interest in our Techworks program. Students must possess the minimum verbal and written communication skills needed to be successful. Prior to every program, students will be given a review of the school policies, receive program documents and have a picture taken for their student identification badge.
The easiest way to learn more is to fill out the form on this page and we will get back to you within 24-hours. We love hosting prospective students and look forward to inviting you to take a tour of Sheffield!