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Name of Course
DJ'ing
Course Location
AIM Sydney & Melbourne
Cost
$495 inc GST
Duration
6 Weeks
Teacher
Nick Toth (Syd)
Teacher
Jackson Miles (Melb)
DJ I (Syd)
Mondays from 6-8PM, 3rd July - 7th August
DJ I (Syd)
Tuesdays from 6-8PM, 4th July - 8th August
DJ I (Melb)
Mondays from 6-8PM, 3rd July - 7th August
DJ I (Melb)
Wednesdays from 6-8PM, 5th July - 8th August
DJ II (Syd)
Wednesdays from 6-8PM, 5th July - 8th August
DJ II (Melb)
Thursdays 6-8PM, 6th July - 10th August

Want to create electronic music and learn how to become a DJ? Get practical training with AIM’s own internationally renowned DJs.


AIM also offers weekend intensive DJ courses.
Find out more here!
 


Beginner Level

This course is an introduction to the basics of contemporary DJ techniques, equipment and concepts. The skills acquired can be applied to any genre of music and no prior training or experience is necessary.

Intermediate Level

Following on from the beginners DJ course, the intermediate module broadens the scope of both techniques and styles. Working towards a specific goal (a cohesive 20 minute DJ set to be performed in week 6), the students will expand their understanding of the musical concepts and technical skills required to build a solid performance.

Beginner Topics include:

  • Cueing, beat matching, beat mixing, EQing, effects
  • Intro to industry standard DJ equipment, including set-up & trouble shooting
  • Basics of music structure, arrangement and sound theory


Other areas include equipment knowledge, (including set up/break down and trouble-shooting), and music theory applied to Djing.

Intermediate Topics include:

  • Advanced mixing techniques effects, scratching, mash-ups
  • Building & recording your DJ set
  • Music industry basics.

After completion of the DJ course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate modern DJ techniques
  • Set up and operate industry standard DJ equipment
  • Understand the digital and technical requirements of DJ’ing
  • Analyse contemporary electronic music tracks based on tempo, structure and compatibility in a DJ set

Certificate of Completion

Students who complete an AIM short course will also receive a Certificate of Completion.

Delivered by Nick Toth



Over the course of his career Nick Toth has performed at most major festivals and venues, at corporate & celebrity events, international movie launches, fashion shows, music awards, etc. Nick was the first hiphop DJ in Australia to sign a major label deal for a DJ-mixed album ('Blazin' Vol 1 / Universal Music, 2003, w/Nino Brown) and has since released a number of other albums, compilations and singles. As part of the dynamic trio Foreign Heights he was nominated for an ARIA in 2007, the main award in the Australian music industry.

Nick has also shared the stage with a multitude of artists such as Common, Michael Franti, Talib Kweli, N.E.R.D., Missy Elliott, Jungle Brothers, 50 Cent & G-Unit, The Roots, Run DMC, Xzibit, J Boog, Public Enemy, Ice T, Beatnuts, The Alkaholics, Spearhead, DJ Krush, QBert, Grandmaster Flash, MixMasterMike, Jungle Brothers, Lyrics Born, Sean Paul, Cypress Hill, ColdCut, Jazzanova, Black Eyed Peas, Scribe, Roots Manuva, and many more and has hit the studio with Australian and international artists including Mr Lif, Will I Am, Casual, Pigeon John, Murs, Che'nelle, MC Trey, Maya Jupiter, 13th Son, Eternia, DJ Regal, and others. Recent gigs: an exclusive VIP industry party for Justin Timberlake; DJ for Michael Franti & Spearhead on their Australian tour; the exclusive Sunday day-party ‘The Do-Over’ in Hollywood, LA; warm-up tour DJ for U.S. hiphop/reggae star Matisyahu; an exclusive beach party at luxury resort Karma Kandara in Bali, Indonesia; Donna Karan’s (owner of fashion label DKNY) VIP birthday party at Sydney’s Star City Casino alongside the Black Eyed Peas and the All-Star Hip Hop Party 2013, an exclusive club show feat. Coolio, Chali 2Na, DJ Numark & Maseo (De La Soul).

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