The Independent Schools Inspectorate carried out an official inspection of Point Blank Music School, including its management, staff, tutors, students and courses in January 2013. We are proud to announce that the resulting report shows that we scored the highest marks possible (Exceeds Expectations) in all categories including outstanding teaching and facilities. You can view the report HERE
Point Blank is partnered with Middlesex University and offers a DipHE in Music Production and Business validated by the University. This qualification is delivered entirely online and consists of twelve modules, two taken concurrently in each term of the year. The total credit value at HE level is 240 credits at level 4/5. This is a unique opportunity in online learning to combine music industry production and business expertise with an academic HE qualification validated by a UK university.
Point Blank has been teaching on Logic - Apple's industry standard music production package since day one. Our team of certified instructors know the software inside out and demonstrate how professional producers use its capabilities to the fullest . Every student has a dedicated Mac workstation to use in class and benefits from educational discounts on all Apple products.
Point Blank was quick to realise the potential of Ableton Live as a creative tool for DJ's producers and performers. Our instructors are certified Ableton Trainers and attend a training programme at Ableton's Berlin HQ in order to ensure that they can pass on the latest knowledge to our students. All students qualify for educational discounts on Live. See us on Ableton's site HERE
Point Blank was the first NI Approved Training Centre in the UK. Since those early days our courses have adapted to incorporate the latest innovations from this music technology powerhouse. If you want to learn how to get the most from software instruments like Reaktor, Kontakt, Massive and Guitar Rig then Point Blank is still the number one place to get the lowdown from industry pro's. See us on Native's site HERE
Our relationship with Steinberg goes way back. Point Blank has taught hundreds of music producers from all over the world to make music using their flagship music package Cubase. The courses have adapted over the years to incorporate new features and innovations and continue to inspire musicians and producers to get creative and get their music heard.