- Diploma course
- Industry-leading tutors
- Well-balanced classes — a mix of theory and practical
- Excellent internships and opportunities
- Elite masterclasses
- Access to BIMM Connect an exclusive networking service
Successful Sound Technicians are made at BIMM. After graduating from our two-year diploma course you’ll be more than ready to hit the ground running – armed with your qualifications and real-world experience.
Comprehensive and well-balanced, a BIMM diploma course offers you the very best in live sound tuition. You’ll be taught by our world-class tutors and will benefit from out-of-the-classroom opportunities which will prepare you for a future in the music business.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR BIMM LIVE SOUND COURSE
During your course, you’ll be supported by both your fellow students and our industry-recognised tutors. You’ll also get to enjoy a diverse and exciting curriculum designed to give you all the skills you need to succeed as a sound technician in the future.
Lectures to prepare you for a career in music
For rising technicians, nothing beats getting some hands-on experience while mastering the basics of live sound. You’ll utilise our state-of-the-art facilities to sharpen your skills and will enjoy core lessons on:
- Live Sound Theory
- Live Event Management
- Ear Training and Mixing
- Music Sequencing and Production
- Tour Management
- Music Industry Career Development
- Live Recording Practice
Exclusive networking opportunities
BIMM students get access to exclusive networking opportunities that allow them to collaborate with fellow students, bandmates, songwriting collaborators, press agents, artist managers, event promoters and producers.
Tailored tuition to hit your targets
Our Live Sound course puts you in control, with tailored modules to help you hit your own personal targets.
This tailored tuition is a mix between your core studies, as well as, extra opportunities for real-world experience. You’ll be getting involved with our end-of-term gigs and using full sound systems at professional level venues.
WHO WILL BE TEACHING YOU AT BIMM
At BIMM, we offer students an interesting and varied learning experience. This means you get to enjoy day-to-day classes with our expert tutors and special Masterclasses featuring the industry’s biggest players.
Learn from the best and you’ll become the best. Our tutors are qualified, driven and all equipped to give you all the skills and knowledge that you’ll need to kick-start your own career as a Sound Technician.
Along with your core classes, you’ll get to attend our well-known Masterclasses. Use these talks to ask questions and learn all you can from some of the biggest names in the business.
HOW BIMM PREPARES YOU FOR A CAREER IN MUSIC
We don’t just teach you and then send you off into the world without any out-of-class experience. We work with you to make sure that you have both the academic qualifications and real-world know-how that potential employers look for.
Internships and opportunities
Part of the learning process is getting the chance to give it a go outside of the classroom.
Only BIMM students get to enjoy exclusive stage-time and shop-window slots at the biggest international festivals, from Glastonbury, 2000Trees and Liverpool Sound City to The Great Escape and Reeperbahn.
That’s where our Careers and Industry team comes in. Ready with their industry contacts and inside opportunities, you’ll get the chance to showcase your skills while bolstering your portfolio – all at the same time.
Student success stories
We’re proud that so many BIMM students have become successful professionals in the music industry and artists such as The Kooks, Marina and the Diamonds, George Ezra, Black Honey, Tom Odell, and James Bay are all former BIMM students. Go to the BIMM success stories page to find out more.