CPD and Training for Staff


  • Learn how to host your own DJ clubs and maintain your own DJ equipment. Make huge savings and make DJing a permanent part of your organisation.
  • Learn how to deliver our AQA Unit Award Schemes yourself in your centre.
  • DJ skills can engage young people in music in a way that traditional instruments cannot.
  • DJing is an accessible entry point where all can feel culturally represented by choosing their own music.
  • DJing leads on to a range of varied and demanding skills, equivalent to learning any instrument, and which encourage self-discipline, reflective practise and self – efficacy.

We deliver half day training courses at our fully equipped studio in Leeds City Centre for £140 for up to 3 people. For more people please get in touch for bigger discounts.

Why us:

  • Twenty years experience using DJing and music production within educational settings.
  • We understand the needs of both schools and students.
  • Discounts from our retail partners when you want to buy your own equipment.
  • Access equipment from the full range of providers.
  • No “exclusive” arrangements with expensive brands.
  • Helped 4 schools purchase equipment and set up their own provision.
  • Delivered CPD to over 30 staff in roles from school teachers to occupational therapists.
  • Consulted with AQA examiners regarding the updated specification (2018) for DJ skills at GCSE level.
  • Partner to Musical Futures and developing further resources for the future.
  • We are available for follow-up sessions and queries via email/phone.

The training day consists of:

  • The role of a DJ and the equipment used
  • How to DJ and mix music using a range of equipment
  • Different styles of music, mixing styles and the demand level of the techniques applied
  • Linking DJing into the wider music curriculum, including how to assess DJ skills under the AQA and OCR GCSE specification.
  • Linking DJing into other subjects (Literacy, Numeracy, IT, Science and more.)
  • Purchasing and maintaining equipment and music
  • Licensing and copyright

Also available on request is training specific to our AQA UAS accreditations in DJ Skills (see https://djschooluk.org.uk/accreditation/ ) – please send all enquiries to Jim@djschooluk.org.uk using our contact page

If you require other knowledge on specific equipment or techniques please do let us know during the booking process.

For more information please contact us.

Up to 3 people for a half day in DJ School UK = £140.00*

All payments are made via invoice on receipt of a purchase order or as per a service level agreement.

*We may be able to help with costs by accessing funds in partnership with you.

DJSchoolUK engages and educates by teaching DJ skills to all ages and abilities. RealDjing, Vinyl, CDJ, Controllers, DJ accreditation, supporting young people.

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