We like cookies!

By selecting ‘I like cookies too’, you are allowing Point Blank Music School to use cookies. We use cookies to collect your device and browser information to tailor our marketing activities for your benefit and to help with the functionality of our website. Please visit our privacy policy (see cookies policy) for more information and to understand how we use your data for required purposes.

I like cookies too!

Manage my preferences

DJ Certificate

Become a professional DJ

Enrol Now

 

10% DISCOUNT ON ALL PROFESSIONAL COURSES

Enter code: SUMMER10%. Offer ends 18th July 2022.

Overview

 Learn to DJ in 9 months, yes just 9 months! This course will teach you everything you need to know to start filling dance floors. With one class per week jam-packed with vital coaching, this course is ideal to enrol on if you’re already committed during the week. Apply now to get your DJing career underway and learn from the best with Point Blank’s expert lecturers.


Throughout this course, you'll learn everything you need to know to kickstart your career in the industry, including how to set up your workstation, CDJ and vinyl mixing, vinyl scratching and mixing techniques, how to make use of effects, creative digital DJ tricks, how to create drops and indents, how to prepare for live shows and a whole lot more. While studying at our state-of-the-art facilities in Shoreditch you’ll be joining some of the biggest names in music such as Nicole Moudaber and Patrick Topping and engaging with the wider Point Blank community with free masterclasses, events and other networking opportunities. At Point Blank, we make it our priority to connect our students to the music industry to give you a head start in your career.

Point Blank is proud to be ahead of the curve in delivering a fantastic student experience whether on campus or online and are happy to include all the exclusive features for students listed here.

Course spaces are limited to ensure every student receives ample 1-2-1 time with their lecturers.

 

DJ Ravine and Ben Bristow take us through the Top 5 DJ Mistakes they've come across

Track breakdown of 'Feel the Love' with Rudimental

DJ Ravine and our DJ Module Leader, Ben Bristow, teamed up to share some of their favourite techniques

Back on the dancefloor—How covid affected DJing

Key Info

Duration 9 Months
Available start dates 2022 2023
  • 11 July (Limited availability)
  • 3 October
  • 9 January (Limited availability)
  • 10 April
  • 10 July
  • 2 October (Limited availability)
Weekly timetable 1 class per week.
Have questions? Check the FAQ's for quick answers.

Modules

I loved the DJ class! My lecturer was an amazing teacher and role model. I definitely plan to carry on DJing after finishing my journey at Point Blank. - Rheann, DJ student

Expert Lecturers

Nigel Hosten DJing

Aka Mr Dex. DJ'd with Ghostface & Raekwon (Wu-Tang), Omar, Estelle, Sway, Scratch Perverts and DJ Jazzy Jeff. Hosts The DeX Files weekly on itch.fm/live. Member of ‘A Bunch of Deckheads’ DJ agency.

Ceri Owens Music Production

Veteran DJ of The End, Fabric and Corsica Studios, Ceri's production work has support from Richie Hawtin, Mr G and more.

Darren Henry DJing

Darren Henry, a.k.a Quest, is a pioneer of the UK Dubstep sound since its inception back in the early 2000s, with releases on top tier labels including Deep Medi Music and Dub Police.

David Clarke DJing

David Clarke (aka DJ Davine) has played Ministry of Sound, The Garage and the Mother Live 333. Has his own urban radio show with an audience of 90,000. He is a Traktor expert and works with PB and NI.

Ben Chetwood Intro to Production

An Ableton Live expert, Ben has worked with artists such as Little Boots, Rudimental & Damian Lazarus. His approach to performance is influenced by his extensive use of hardware and effects.

Ben Bristow DJing

Played at Space (Ibiza), Ministry of Sound, Cargo & Scala. Featured on XFM & Kiss FM. Released on Breakbeat Paradise Recordings, Tru:Funk, Funk Blasters & Resense. Features regularly on BBC 6Music.

Career Opportunities

  • Resident/Freelance DJ
  • VJ Artist
  • Music Producer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Editor
  • Music Arranger 
  • Music Programmer 
  • Remixer
  • Solo Artist 
  • Music Performer 
  • A&R Manager
  • Record Label Owner

Alumni

Patrick Topping

'The World's Biggest Tech House Producer!' Secured three Beatport #1s: ‘Get Beasty’, ‘Forget’ & ‘Voicemail’. Also owns two DJ Awards & DJ Mag’s ‘Best Tune’. Championed by Pete Tong & Annie Mac.

Nicole Moudaber

Studied DJing at PB. Carl Cox: “I've been following her for years. She's amazing.” Residencies in Ibiza, Ministry & releases on VIVa Music & Plastic City show Nicole’s doing things her way.

Pete Tong

Godfather of Dance Music and long-time friend of Point Blank Pete Tong, founder of BBC Radio 1's Essential Mix and worldwide DJ superstar, learned Native Instruments Maschine with the team here in London.

Madam X

DJ, label head, club impresario. Mixing grime, techno, bass, garage, Madam X is adept at playing huge crowds or 100-cap basements. Hosts shows on Radio 1, Rinse & NTS. She is multi-faceted and unique.

Goldie

We taught Goldie something he didn't know already - Ableton Live! The legend drops in from time to time & recently invited PB students to a VIP drum recording session at Assault & Battery studios.

Spoony

Spoony is a legend in UK dance music having brought garage to the masses in 2000 as part of the Dreem Team. He's since gone on to become a staple on Five Live but proved he's always learning by enrolling at PB!

Fees

Fees Saving over monthly instalments
£4,640 payment in full £770
£100 reg fee + £1,685 per term £255
£100 reg fee + £590 per month
Prices listed are UK and EU fees. Non-EU students please see enrolment process for more information.

discounts

Point Blank students enjoy a range of exclusive discounts including but not limited to:

  • 50% off Native Instruments Komplete 12
  • 30% off NI Kontrol, Maschine MK2 & Maschine Studio
  • 50% off Ableton Live 11 Suite
  • 40% off Serato DJ

FAQS

Do I need to buy equipment to take the course?

We supply all the equipment you need for your class and for practice time at our studios. You have access to our facilities 7 days a week during term time for the length of your course (excluding scheduled breaks). 

What is my timetable?

Each module requires your attendance at one daytime class which will be 3 or 4 hours long depending on the module. Your timetable will be confirmed a week before the start of each term. If you have specific timetable requests, please contact us before booking and we will do our best to arrange your classes at times that suit you.

In addition to classes, students are expected to schedule sufficient practice time each week. The studio facilities are open to you 7 days a week gaining you valuable studio time and reinforcing the skills learned in class. Students can also book regular 1-2-1 sessions with our lecturers outside of class time.

Can I take the course and work at the same time?

This is a full time course and students should undertake 10 hours of study per module per week. This time includes lectures, 1-2-1 sessions with our instructors, studio bookings and self-study. Students can work whilst taking the course. We recommend students work no more than 15 hours per week.

ENROL NOW!

Contact us

ENROL NOW!