Communicating with sound is a self-paced, online course that you can start, finish or just dip into at any time. It's one of a growing catalogue of Skills Journey courses for learning professionals. You can buy this course on its own or subscribe to the whole catalogue.
The course is aimed at speakers, trainers, subject experts, voiceover artists, bloggers, journalists, marketeers, digital content designers – in fact just about anyone who wants to create digital audio content. It assumes no technical knowledge other than very basic computer skills. If you already have sound recording equipment that’s fine. If you don’t, you’ll find out on the course what’s needed to do a good job.
This course will enable you to:
Well, it all depends.
The course is comprised of eight ‘episodes’, each of which includes a short video and, more often than not, an optional activity to help you to build your skills and confidence. We also provide you with a range of valuable resources that you can use for on-going reference and opportunities to engage with others taking the course.
If you complete the course, you will receive a Skills Journey certificate. If you want, you can complete an optional assignment to help you put what you have learned into practice and demonstrate your skills to others.
This course was developed in collaboration with Paul James, the Director of Wafer Audio. He is experienced in mixing creative, song-filled, multi-language animation titles; dialogue for cinema releases for Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Warner Bros. and Paramount; documentaries for the BBC, History Channel and Sky; and recording and editing voiceover for ads and trailers. He is a Pro Tools professional with over 20 years experience in broadcast editing and mixing. He is also a creative foley sound effects recordist and designer. Wafer Audio have their studios in Brighton, England.
This resource has been designed, developed and presented by the Skills Journey team, drawing upon decades of experience working with learning and development professionals across the world.