Careers

Forge your career path at Abbey Road Institute

Graduating from Abbey Road Institute Johannesburg will put you in a prime position with a range of career opportunities. The skills, knowledge and creativity you’ll develop with us, mean that you’ll have options available to you that you wouldn’t be able to access anywhere else. You can see some examples of what our international alumni are doing now on our global alumni profiles.

Our graduates are highly sought after and progress onto a range of different careers within the audio and recording industry.

These are just a selection of the types of roles open to our graduates:

Producer
Recording Engineer/Mixer
Studio Manager
Production Assistant
Runner
Sound Engineers
Sound Designer
Technician
Assistant Engineer
Audio Engineer for video and moving image
Live Sound Engineer
Post Production Engineer
Musician
Programmer

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The curriculum is fantastic, extremely comprehensive, contemporary and relevant to today’s industry.

Andrea Mastroiacovo, Graduate 2018

Applying for the diploma was the best thing I could have done for my career. I'm really amazed at how much I learnt in one year.

Lizzie Arnold, Graduate 2019

There is some real visionary foresight in Abbey Road Institute being established to preserve the cultural legacy of Abbey Road.

Youth (Paul McCartney, The Verve, Killing Joke)

I had an incredible experience. The staff have so much to offer and cover so many different areas of music.

Luke Glazewski, Graduate 2019

The course taught me what it means to be a producer and engineer in the industry, I learned things I couldn’t have learned anywhere else.

Marta Di Nozzi, Graduate 2019

It’s a unique experience in so many ways, the location, the calibre of guest lecturers and access to Abbey Road Studios for classes is pretty amazing. There aren't many places you get to record a full orchestra!

Jason O’Bryan, Lecturer