Amp Up Your Audio Career in Vancouver

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Get Audio Industry-Ready

  • Study in Vancouver: Study in the Harbourside district of North Vancouver, a key player in the film, television, animation, audio and entertainment industry.
  • Industry-Ready Programs: Explore our diploma and certificate programs in audio, sound recording and Pro Tools, and tackle industry-standard software in our weekend workshops.
  • Audio Engineering Certified: GSAE Institute Vancouver is currently the only audio engineering school in Canada that is both Ableton and Pro Tools certified.
  • Student-Centered: Find the inspiration and the support you need to make the most of your raw talent and artistic potential in student-centered classes taught by real-world professionals.
  • Build Your Portfolio: Gain valuable, hands-on career experience in industry-standard facilities, and collaborate with like-minded students on portfolio-building projects.

Why Choose SAE Institute?

  • 40+ Years of Experience: Since 1976, we’ve been training industry-ready graduates with real-world knowledge.
  • Amp Up Your Network: Get out of the classroom and into the real world. Here, you’ll have access to our extensive industry network, alumni festivals and job fairs.
  • Dynamic Programs: Our specialized programs in audio, digital film and entertainment business are responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of these industries.*
  • Global Access: With over 50 campuses in more than 20 countries, our grads have global access to the industry.
  • Learn From Industry Professionals: Hone your creative and professional skills by learning from passionate, experienced industry specialists.

Make Your Passion Your Profession

Prepare to launch a career you love at SAE Institute Vancouver, an industry leader in creative media education. With high-tech, industry-focused programs in audio, we'll help you stand out from the crowd while supporting your creative and professional goals.

Equipment and tools vary by location.

*Not all programs are available at every location.

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Sam Ryan is SAE Institute Vancouver’s resident Electronics Music Production and Ableton Instructor. He has produced and engineered alongside some of the music industry’s most accomplished heavyweights including Jack Endino (Nirvana, Soundgarden).

Sam is one of the few Certified Ableton Trainers in Canada.