Live Sound

What will I learn in this program?

This certificate provides students with a foundation in the application of live sound in various acoustic spaces.  Students learn how to operate and troubleshoot equipment used in live sound production and are prepared for entry level work doing live sound for theaters, nightclubs, concert halls, sporting events, conferences, conventions, presentations, and live sound distribution via broadcast, narrowcast, cable, and the internet.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay?  What “demand” is expected for these jobs?

Occupation

Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

$25,900

Average Growth

Sound Engineering Technicians

$24,400

Average Growth

Broadcast Technicians

$19,800

Average Growth

 
Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?

CCSF Placement

Does this program have any special costs?

N/A

How long will it take to complete this program?

Degree/Certificate

Time to Complete*

Live Sound Certificate

1 Year

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Department website:  www.ccsf.edu/broadcast

Department contact information:
Art X 160
(415) 239-3527

Program coordinator information: 
Francine Podenski
fpodensk@ccsf.edu
(415) 239-3351