a young person is standing at some DJ Decks with headphones on

About DJ School

Ever wanted to learn to be a DJ? Have a passion for music and making people dance? Now is your chance at our first ever DJ School!

During the workshop you will learn all about basic DJ equipment, mixing techniques, syncing and beat matching and how to seamlessly mix from one to tune to another.

What will you learn on this course?

This is a fun two-day workshop where you will learn

  • The basic gear that DJs use
  • Guided tour of the mixer and decks
  • Introduction to mixing techniques
  • Song Selection
  • Queueing
  • Syncing and Beatmatching
  • Effects like spinbacks, rewinds and more!
  • Learn to seamlessly mix from one tune to another.

No previous experience required, just a passion for music and making people dance.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for young people aged 10 to 14 years. It is open to all ability levels, you don’t need previous experience, just a passion for music and making people dance. Parents are not expected to accompany young people on these courses. All our staff are DBS checked.

The course is accessible for young people of all abilities. A learning support worker is provided and a parent or carer may assist the young person if required. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.

Age ranges are set carefully to take into account key age developments, materials being used and course stimulus. It is very important that age ranges are not too large or across key stages and therefore need to be adhered to.

Do you need to bring anything?

Please bring USB stick with you and a selection of your own dance music. All other equipment will be supplied, but you are welcome to bring your own headphones, and any beat making instruments you own.

Please note that lunch is not provided. Children will need to bring their own lunch to eat on a supervised one-hour break.

Are there any additional costs?

There are no additional costs for this course.

Who teaches this course?

Neil Milton

Dates and times

  • April – April