DJ A Beginners Guide - MAINZ Christchurch

Qualification: Short Course
Level: Community Learning Course

2020 dates to be confirmed


Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

6pm - 9pm

4 Day course

Location: MAINZ Christchurch

Get comfortable behind the decks and get the skills to take command of the dance floor. Practice your turntable skills, learn how to properly handle a record, blend tracks together using industry standard DJ mixers, and grasp the basics of NZ developed DJ software Serato DJ. This course will set you up with the fundamental skills of DJing and give you the tools that could lead to further study or kick-start your DJ career. 

Core Elements

  • Serato DJ
  • DJ Controllers
  • Equipment setup and troubleshooting 
  • Beat matching theory 
  • Track Structure and Phrasing 
  • Mixing techniques and transitions 
  • DJ Mixer – Faders, Gain, EQs and effects 
  • Mixtape recording setup

Cost is $60.00 (incl GST) which will be invoiced to you on enrolment. Fees must be paid before you commence the programme.

International Fee $195.00 (incl GST)

To be eligible for domestic cost (ACE funding), students must be:

  • A New Zealand resident or citizen
  • Not studying full-time
  • Over 16

Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0.