Great Events Managers & Live Sound Technicians are born at BIMM. Take our fully accredited Diploma course and you’ll leave with the skills to make your mark the industry, carve out a fast-lane career and be involved with events that shake the planet. You bring the spark – and our expert tutors will give you the specialist knowledge, invaluable contacts and skills toolkit to unlock every door in the modern industry.
Perhaps you see yourself as a jet-setting tour manager, leading your favourite band out on a world tour. Maybe you want to run your own events agency, or put together your fantasy lineup as the brains behind a live music festival. Whatever ambition brings you to BIMM, our comprehensive courses are laser-focused on bringing your event skills and live sound abilities up to the levels that employers demand.
This is BIMM. You’d expect the most respected tutors and highest levels of modern music tuition. But your Events and Sound Production course doesn’t end in the class room. Study at either our Brighton or Manchester colleges and you’ll dive deep into the BIMM community, enjoying a life full of music as you and your peers collaborate on projects, work in the field and hit the town.
If live events and live sound are your passion, then BIMM is your launchpad. Take your first step.
WHAT TO EXPECT
All killer. No filler. BIMM’s Events and Live Sound Diploma is structured to help you develop into an industry professional. Every step of the way, you’ll be guided by our expert tutors – all current and respected figures with years of expertise to pass on. But that doesn’t mean you can’t go off the map, with a varied curriculum designed to prep your skill-set for employment, or indeed for study at a much higher level.
For upcoming events professionals making their first moves, nothing beats hands-on experience in the field. At BIMM, you’ll learn your craft at the sharp end. Learn how to run your own projects, collaborate with your peers and form long-lasting industry relationships. Harness our cutting-edge facilities as you sharpen your event management and live sound chops. Complement those experiences with tailored tuition in modules such as Live Sound Theory, Live Event Management, Ear Training & Mixing, Music Sequencing & Production, Tour Management, Music Industry Career Development, Live Recording Practice and more.
Our courses are both academic and rooted in the real world, providing the perfect balance between practical and technical skills, theory and analysis. Beyond the nuts-and-bolts of the business, you’ll be exploring and developing potential career pathways through research and experience, while learning the vital industry skills that employers will look for.
You’ll want to plug into one-of-a-kind networking opportunities and collaborate with like-minded movers and shakers during your time on the course. And that couldn’t be easier, with opportunities to hook up fast with fellow BIMM students, bands, songwriters, event managers and fellow promoters.
One size doesn’t fit all – so BIMM’s Events & Sound Production Diploma puts you in control, with specifically tailored course content to help you hit your own personal targets. Dive into your core studies, but don’t forget to max out your skill-set with all the extra opportunities for real world experience, such as getting involved with our end of term gigs with full sound systems at professional level venues.