New Zealand Certificate in DJ and Electronic Music Production

New Zealand Certificate in DJ and Electronic Music Production (Level 4)

Turn your passion into a career and become a DJ ready to turn it up in the industry! Boost your skills training under working DJ's. Plus you’ll learn from industry speakers who are club owners, performers and world-class DJs. Focus on DJ performance, turntable skills, the art of mixing, the history of DJing, music production and industry studies.

What you will learn

This year-long programme is for newcomers and experienced DJs as well as students wanting to become professionals. This programme is taught by professional musicians with years of experience in many aspects of the music industry, both nationally and internationally. The programme is taught in classrooms, performance venues around Wellington with DJ booths for individual practice. 

More detail about this qualification

This programme is formerly known as the New Zealand Certificate in DJing 

This programme will include the following:

  • DJ performance
  • Turntable skills
  • The art of mixing
  • The history of DJing
  • Music production
  • Professional studies


Music Auditions

Audition times are available by appointment from the 2nd of September.

Career options

Graduates will have the skills to work as professional DJs or performing artists.

Entry requirements

Evidence of skills/ability/attitude based on audition and interview.

International students

Proven equivalence of entry requirements plus IELTS 5.5 (no band lower than 5.0) 

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by Whitireia 

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