The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Diploma in Audio Engineering program is an internationally accredited competency-based program developed for empowering individuals working in the live and studio sound industry with the following criteria:

Category 1: Certified GECKO® Audio Technologist

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the live sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Completed at least 5 GECKO® CDP Certificate courses, or
  • Completed sound system design and installation projects for at least 25 venues with GECKO® system. Verifiable references required - Please provide 3 photos, name and date of start and completion for each project, names of engineering companies you worked with, social media links, and other supporting documents proving your involvement in those projects. Kindly send in PDF. 

Category 2: Live Sound (System Integrator)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the live sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Completed sound system design and installation projects for at least 15 venues. Verifiable references required - Please provide 3 photos, name and date of start and completion for each project, names of engineering companies you worked with, social media links, and other supporting documents proving your involvement in those projects. Kindly send in PDF. 

Category 3: Live Sound (FOH & Stage Mixing)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the live sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Has worked either as FOH or Stage Monitor technical personnel for at least 20 concerts or events. Verifiable references required - Please provide photos, names, and dates for your past concerts/events, names of organizers, social media links, and other supporting documents proving your involvement in those concerts and events. Kindly send in PDF. 

Category 4: Live Sound (Location Sound)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the live sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Has worked on at least 15 film/movie/documentary projects. Verifiable references required - Please provide film/movie/documentary cover and credit page with your name shown for each project, production release dates, social media links (if any), and other supporting documents in PDF.

Category 5: Studio Sound (Mixing)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the studio sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Has mixed at least 15 album projects. Verifiable references required - Please provide album cover and credit page with your name shown for each album, production release dates, social media links (if any), and other supporting documents in PDF. 

Category 6: Studio Sound (Mastering)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the studio sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Has mastered at least 15 album projects. Verifiable references required - Please provide album cover and credit page with your name shown for each album, production release dates, social media links (if any), and other supporting documents in PDF.

Category 7: Studio Sound (Music Production)

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the studio sound industry with or without audio qualification.
  • Has composed/scored music tracks for at least 15 album or film projects. Verifiable references required - Please provide project cover and credit page with your name shown for each project, production release dates, social media links (if any), and other supporting documents in PDF.

Category 8: Church Sound

  • A minimum of 5 years of working experience in the church sound ministry with or without audio qualification.
  • Handled at least 120 worship sessions as church FOH or Stage Monitor technical personnel. Verifiable references required - Please provide official letter(s) from the church or ministry you served/serving vouching for your 120 worship sessions experience.

We Are Giving Back

We know how hard life can be during this COVID-19 pandemic. For this very reason, this Continuing Professional Development Diploma in Audio Engineering program is 90% sponsored by GECKO MUSIC GROUP. The actual program value is SGD$ 6,500.00. All you need to pay is SGD$ 650.00, inclusive of a digital copy of your diploma.


Application Steps:

  1. Apply here. The application is free.
  2. Once we receive your application, we will evaluate if you meet all the criteria for the program admission. You will hear from us within 14 days if you are accepted.
  3. You will receive an acceptance email from us with payment instructions.
  4. Once your payment is received, we will notify you via email in advance of the date for your online assessment.
  5. On the day of the assessment, you will have to complete and submit the assessment sent to you within 24 hours. You will need to achieve 60% correct answers to pass. Failure to submit within 24 hours and assessment marks achieved lower than 60% is considered a fail. You will need to contact us to reschedule for another assessment.
  6. Once you have successfully passed your assessment, we will process your diploma. You will receive a digital copy of your Diploma in Audio Engineering, sent to you via email within 14 days. Congratulations!
  7. Please note that no transcript will be issued.

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