Training - Front Of House (FOH) / Live Sound Engineering

Zorba’s Front Of House (FOH) Engineering course provides a short-cut entry path into the live sound industry. Unlike other audio, sound or music technology courses, it focuses on all of the skills needed for professional live work. You will learn directly from sound engineers and audio technicians who are working in the industry.

You will learn using Zorba’s extensive and state of the art equipment. Hands-on training with this equipment forms an integral part of the FOH course. The course is run from a dedicated training premises. This facility greatly assists trainees in preparing directly for live audio work. The aim of this course is to prepare trainees to be able to work in the live sound industry.

Some of the subjects covered include:

  • Acoustics
  • Electrical circuits and Mains
  • System components and analogue signal flow
  • Preparation processes
  • Health & Safety
  • Microphones
  • Stagecraft
  • Analogue Consoles & Signal Processing
  • Loudspeaker systems
  • Monitor systems
  • Wireless
  • Rigging
  • Digital consoles
  • System design & optimisation
  • Line arrays, analysis & prediction
  • Sound mixing for music, theatre and classical
  • Audio for events

Practical teaching and student practice is integrated with classroom-based sessions. Trainees can directly experience and apply what they learn, which is the optimal training format.

Our Clients

Our client partnerships are the most valued, vital aspects of what we do and who we are. Without our clients, our work would have no meaning. We aim to go above and beyond to exceed our clients' expectations. We are only successful when our clients are satisfied with our work.