Beginner - No previous learning is required, however a passion for music and production is essential!


This course is the perfect opportunity for electronic music fans to spend 6 evenings learning how to create  music using Ableton Live. From sampling through to mastering, you’ll finish the course knowing how to harness the power of Ableton to create your own tracks and take them into a live performance environment.

You’ll learn to create music in any style or genre that takes your fancy, and we’ll also introduce you to Ableton’s brilliant Push tool and teach you how to use it to speed up your workflow and get hands-on with your music.

By completing this course, you will:

  • Gain the necessary Ableton Live skills to create your own tracks from start to finish
  • Learn about time-stretching, quantisation, warping and arranging with a dynamic timeline
  • Create your own instruments - learn how create your own instruments using any source, allowing you to become independent from pre-made libraries
  • Understand how to use Drum Rack for internal routing, helping you to keep your projects tidy and organized
  • Beats and Grooves - create your own grooves and bring life into your patterns by extracting and applying grooves
  • The fundamentals of using Ableton's powerful Push tool
  • Mixing and Mastering -  learn how to use Ableton's inbuilt devices to mix and master your tracks

Course length: 
6 Weeks

Course start dates: 

  • Tuesday 4th May 2021
  • Thursday 3rd June 2021

Sessions are held in the evening between 7pm and 9pm at our campus in Kilburn.

All equipment is provided, simply bring a pen and paper to take down those all-important Ableton Live tips and tricks!

Cost: £199 

Should you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us on
020 7328 0222 or

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We're offering a bursary for up to 60 students on a range of our short music courses for those who have no previous experience of Higher Education.


Key facts

  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Location: Kilburn, London
  • Day/Time: Evenings 7-9pm.
  • Cost: £199 (includes student materials pack, supporting audio and course tuition)
  • All equipment provided
  • Next start date: Tuesday 4th May 2021


Introduction to Ableton Live Course

Ability Level: Beginner - no previous experience is required.


If you need help, or further advice about out part time music courses, just contact our Admissions team who will be happy to assist you. 

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020 7328 0222

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