Festival Management and Sound Production


1 Year


FREE TO ELIGIBLE JOBSEEKERS. Please contact your local DSP office or contact 01 670 9033 or


June 12th 2017



QQI Level 5 Major Award in Festival Management & Sound Production


Stage Pass


Work placements at some of Ireland’s top festivals and events


Further study options exist, however this programme has a high rate of Graduate progression to directly relevant employment.


Our Festival Management & Sound Production course prepares graduates for work within the festival and event industry. Delivered by industry experts, students are immersed in the areas of festival and event management in state of the art facilities at Sound Training College, Sound Training Productions Studios and The Button Factory in Dublin.

Students will complete work placement at various festivals and events throughout the duration of the course.

Key themes include:

  • Music Technology
  • Desktop Multimedia and Audio Production
  • Event Production
  • Music Industry Studies
  • Team Working
  • Sound Engineering and Production
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Work Experience

Course content is complemented by guest lectures and seminars from Industry Professionals, all contributing to the creative and technical development of the student.

If you’re interested in applying for this course, please fill out this form. Interviews for the upcoming course will be scheduled shortly, so sign up now.

Festival Management Application Form

Applications for Festival Management Course

Entry Criteria:

Previous experience within the event industry is desirable though not essential. This course requires a good level of English both oral and written with basic computer skills. Entry is then determined by eligibility and interview.


This course is run in collaboration with DDLETB and is free to eligible jobseekers. Register your interest by contacting your local DSP or by contacting 01 670 9033 or All eligible applicants will be called for interview.

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