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Music and recording studios

Our music and sound production facilities will give you the hands-on skills you need to prepare for a successful career in the music industry. With live performance spaces, recording studios, and industry-standard software, our music facilities have everything you need to launch your musical career.

South Bank

The Gig Studio is our live performance space and features a full line array sound system and professional lighting rig. Our main studio is a world-class recording facility with an SSL Duality mixing desk, offering the best in analogue and digital recording.

Our project studios include a surround-sound cinema, electronics labs, and tech labs equipped with iMacs. Our iMacs have the latest industry software including Logic, ProTools and Ableton Live, as well as Focusrite and Behringer X32 hardware, Rode microphones, and Novation Launchkey MIDI controllers.

Each studio also has a second acoustically-treated, soundproofed room for recording vocals complete with vocal PA and backline gear, with the main studio also equipped with amps and drums.


The Cairns campus has a vibrant and welcoming performance-based music school. Our newly installed recording studio features state-of-the-art equipment including Pro Tools 12, Avid C24 Control Surface, and Neeve and SSL Preamps. 

The campus also has two performance and rehearsal spaces, including the R Block Theatre, where weekly concert practice and monthly open-to-the-public concerts are held. Our graduates regularly achieve national and international recognition with airplay on stations such as Triple J and performances at some of Australia's biggest music festivals.

Photograph of student playing the drums in a TAFE Queensland music and recording studio


At Coomera campus, we provide our students with an immersive and innovative learning environment equipped with cutting-edge audio production facilities. Our campus boasts seven professional-quality studios that are fully equipped with industry-standard software such as Pro Tools and Logic Pro, as well as a variety of plug-in bundles from manufacturers like Slate Digital, Sound Toys, Universal Audio, and Waves.

In addition to our state-of-the-art recording studios, our campus also features a 200-seat auditorium/live music venue, complete with a clarity lighting rig and both digital and analogue live sound equipment, including consoles from renowned brands like Digico and Yamaha. Our industry-standard studio and live microphone collection features top-of-the-line mics from leading manufacturers like Neumann, Beyerdynamic, Coles, Sennheiser, Shure, and Rode.

Furthermore, our campus is equipped with high-quality backline gear in all of our studios, featuring instruments and equipment from respected brands like Yamaha, Marshall, Vox, Fender, Ampeg, Korg, Pearl, Ludwig, and Roland. We also have dedicated Mac and PC-based music creation labs, as well as non-linear editing suites.

Our goal is to provide our students with the most up-to-date and comprehensive audio production education possible, and our cutting-edge equipment, including Digico and Yamaha consoles, Pro Tools and Logic Pro software, and top-of-the-line microphones and plug-ins, enables them to gain the technical and practical skills they need to succeed in the industry.

Music courses