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HOFA Topic Course

Live Sound Engineering

This online course gives you deep insights into the exciting field of live sound engineering. Learn everything you need for the successful realization and supervision of live events.

Modules: 3
Practical tasks: 1
Course duration: 2 months

Price: $400

The HOFA AUDIO DIPLOMA course bundle includes this online course with a discount of more than 50%. More information

Course content

  • Miking on stage
  • Everything about PA systems (subwoofers, line arrays, delay lines…)
  • Monitoring
  • Mixers

Your benefits

  • Multimedia learning in the online campus
  • Support by phone, chat & email
  • Detailed analysis of your FOH mix
  • Access to all studio workshops
  • Access to all HOFA plugins
  • Graduates with the Live Sound Engineering certificate

This course is also part of the AUDIO DIPLOMA online course bundle.

The ultimate audio engineering training HOFA AUDIO DIPLOMA includes this and many other online courses on the subject of audio engineering and music production. You’ll get all the knowledge and practical experience you need for great audio productions.

Get a bundle discount of more than 50% and many special offers.

Get started straightaway

  • HOFA Topic Courses can be completed with all current DAWs such as Cubase, Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton, Studio One etc.
  • Expert knowledge from fascinating areas of music production
  • Join us every month for free workshops in the HOFA studios or watch them via livestream.

We are there for you

  • Throughout the course, a team of professional audio engineers will be at your side to provide advice and assistance – by email, chat & phone.
  • Exclusive access to the HOFA Forum
  • Interesting exercises to work on and submit
  • Detailed analyses of your exercises and individual feedbacks by the HOFA tutors

State-certified

  • Officially approved and certified education
  • The costs of education might be tax-deductable (depending on your location).
  • Use your student ID to buy hardware and software from various manufacturers at discounted prices
  • Graduates receive a certificate for each topic course.

Live from the HOFA-Studios

As a HOFA-College student you can also attend fascinating online workshops on audio engineering held in the HOFA studios. Recordings of the live streams can be found in the Online Campus afterwards.

In addition to the experienced tutors from our studios, many experts from the music business hold workshops as well.

Learn audio engineering everywhere.

The HOFA Online Campus gives you access to all your learning content via your computer, tablet and smartphone at any time.

This way, you learn multimedia-based with video tutorials, studio workshops, texts, sound examples, complete studio productions & practical exercises – no matter if you are at home or on the road…

Your certified degree.

After completing the course, you will receive the Live Sound Engineering Certificate, which proves your professional competence in this field.

With HOFA online courses to a Bachelor’s degree.

This course is also part of the AUDIO DIPLOMA online course bundle. With the DIPLOMA degree, you qualify for a Bachelor’s degree in Audio Engineering & Music Production. This top-up degree program takes just one year to complete and is available part-time from home.

For free during the course:
All 48 plugins from HOFA

With the award-winning plugins from HOFA, you have the best tools for your online course and your productions. Of course, the HOFA online courses can also be done with plugins from other manufacturers.

Discounts on software & hardware

You can use your Student ID to buy hardware and software from various manufacturers such as Ableton, Adam Audio, Adobe, Avid, Apple, Steinberg, Waves, HOFA-Plugins, HOFA-Akustik, etc. Almost all DAWs and plugins can be purchased with up to 50% educational discount.

Technical requirements

For your online course you will need a computer with audio software, a pair of speakers/headphones and of course a fondness for music. A smartphone or tablet is not necessary, but makes learning more flexible. Just contact us if you have any questions.

Recommended software and hardware

Ableton Live | Apple Logic | Avid Pro Tools | Cockos Reaper | Image Line FL Studio | Magix Samplitude | PreSonus Studio One | Propellerhead Reason | Steinberg Cubase | or similar.

An average computer (Mac or PC) is fine. 

An audio interface is an option, but not necessary.

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HOFA Topic Course

Live Sound Engineering

This online course gives you deep insights into the exciting field of live sound engineering. Learn everything you need for the successful realization and supervision of live events.

Modules: 3
Practical tasks: 1
Course duration: 2 months

Price: $400

The HOFA AUDIO DIPLOMA course bundle includes this online course with a discount of more than 50%. More information
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