Singapore Media Academy is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mediacorp, the national broadcaster of Singapore, offering training, education and consultancy services to address the needs of the local and regional media industries.
 

WSQ Diploma in
Film & Television (Audio Engineering)

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SSG Course Ref No.: CRS-Q-0031387-MF / Funding Validity Period: 8 Dec 2017 - 31 Oct 2019

Aligned to the Creative Industries WSQ Framework, this diploma is designed to equip participants with the skills in audio engineering for film and television productions.

The 7 units of study are

  1. Manage Communications in a Creative Environment
  2. Address Problems which Impact on the Work
  3. Maintain Workplace Safety and Health Policies and Procedures
  4. Manage Audio Equipment for A Recording Session
  5. Determine Requirements and Direct Sound Operations
  6. Edit Sound Using a Digital Audio Workstation
  7. Record Sound in a Studio Environment
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Career Prospects

Audio Engineer, Audio Editor and Sound Recordist

Assessment

  • All units will conclude with a compulsory assessment component.
  • Assessments may include role plays, quizzes, assignments, projects, and written examinations.
  • Participants need to achieve at least 75% attendance for each unit before they are allowed to sit for the assessment.

Certificate

Participants will receive a WSQ Statement of Attainment (SOA) upon successful completion of each unit and its assessment.

Completion of all the required units will qualify candidates for the WSQ Diploma in Film & Television (Audio Engineering) under the Creative Industries Workforce Skills Qualification (CI WSQ) framework.

Participants will also receive a Certificate of Attendance issued by Singapore Media Academy for each unit completed.

Trainers

David Suen David Suen (Sng Choon Hui)
David is a working director in the local media scene for over 20 years. Being a freelancer, he has garnered extensive experience in many broadcast genres, helping numerous production houses direct their TV programmes both locally and internationally...
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Tan Loon Boon, Alvin Tan Loon Boon, Alvin
Alvin is the Director of QES Management Pte Ltd, which was incorporated in 9 December 2000...
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Loh Lek San, Justin Loh Lek San, Justin
Justin is a professional sound recordist with an extensive portfolio ranging from dramas to feature films, and from studio sound to TV commercials...
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Lim Say Teck, Richard Lim Say Teck, Richard
Richard directs the team that oversees the task of training polytechnic students on relationship. Richard is a Consultant Psychotherapist in private practice and a Training Consultant since 2001...
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Kong Shih Leng, Janielyn Kok Wai Heng, Shawn (Guo Weixing, Shawn)
Shawn is a drummer, sound designer, digital media specialist, educator, advocate for ubiquitous learning, and recognised Adult Education Professional with millions of views across the globe...
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Course Date

  • Part-Time Programme (12 months)
    • Next Intake: 1 October 2019 (Weekly lessons on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays)
    • Registration Closing Date: 17 September 2019
  • Full-time Programme (9 months)
    • Next Intake: -
    • Registration Closing Date: -

Fees (Inclusive of 7% GST)

Full Course Fee: S$20,169.50

Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents can enjoy up to 95% SkillsFuture Funding. T&Cs apply.
Course Fee after SkillsFuture Funding (70%): S$6,050.85
Course Fee after Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy (90%): S$2,280.85
Course Fee after Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (90%): S$2,280.85
Course Fee after Workfare Training Support Scheme (95%): S$1,338.35

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Minimum Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Age: 18
  • Academic Requirement: Obtain Pass Grade in GCE N-Level subjects including English (or IELTS overall band score 5 and above or equivalent) and 2 other subjects or equivalent
  • Applicants who do not meet the minimum requirements may still apply and will be considered based on:
    • At least 1 year working experience in any industry; and/or
    • Oral interview or evaluation test by Singapore Media Academy to determine suitability for the course determine suitability for the course
  • Applicants may be called for interview at the discretion of Singapore Media Academy.