Digital DJ’ing on Rekordbox

Being a digital DJ is the fusion of technology and artistry, by blending and sculpting sounds using cutting-edge tools. Whether performing live or crafting recorded mixes, this profession thrives on creativity, technical prowess, and the ability to engage audiences.

This Short Learning Programme, one of a kind in Africa, seamlessly integrates modern DJ techniques. This course provides you with the skills you need to enter the exciting and vibrant life of digital music. You can thrive in the highly competitive and dynamic music industry with the right commitment and passion to succeed.

Digital DJ’ing on Rekordbox
Short Learning Programme


2 months (minimum)

11 months (maximum)


Non-credit bearing

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate: (Vocational) Level 2; or equivalent qualification. No previous knowledge of music or experience with any musical instrument is required.

The Business of Music is offered by Boston City Campus Head Office in the distance e-learning mode of provision, with all Boston City Campuses operating as Support Centres. Register at any of the forty-seven (47) Boston City Campus Support centres countrywide or online.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

The Short Learning Programme provides exciting entry career opportunities in the fields of music and music business, for example:

  • Radio mix DJ
  • Mobile DJ
  • Entrepreneur
  • Club DJ

  • Digital DJ’ing on Rekordbox

SC Assessment Strategy 5 (ASSC5): Summative assessments (SA1 and SA2), in the form of a final exams (SA1 and SA2), will count seventy percent (100%) – fifty percent (50%) each – towards the overall mark.

  • Demonstrate an understanding on navigating Rekordbox collection window.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of working on export mode.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of using performance mode for performances.
  • Produce basic artist management techniques with a focus on building artist brands as DJ’s.
  • Develop knowledge and an understanding of the underlying principles and concepts relating to music mixing and technical proficiency to apply these techniques universally.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the technical equipment from Pioneer.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of troubleshooting fundamentals for a mobile DJ setup.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of pre requisites for a radio mix DJ as well as quality assurance techniques required for a radio mix DJ.

Love of Music | Creative | Passionate | Technical

On successful completion the learner will be issued with a Digital DJ’ing on Rekordbox Short Learning Programme.