Ableton Live 7: The Essentials

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Overview Basic music producer? Or is music creation your hobby? Either, you’re a music student?  “Ableton Live 7: The Essentials” …


Basic music producer? Or is music creation your hobby? Either, you’re a music student?

 “Ableton Live 7: The Essentials” is the ultimate guide to the software. Many professional and novice music producers use it, as it tends to be an excellent tool. The purpose is for recording, arranging, mixing and mastering music. According to,, even live performances and DJ sets use Ableton Live. Many professional electronic music producers prefer this software. By enrolling with Study 365 you could be the next to use Ableton Live.

Course Specialty

When you learn with Study 365, you will come across many advantages. Our lecture panel will deliver the course material straight to you. They will be adapting it to fit in with your lifestyle. It is a programme by industry experts. Students receive accurate, current and clear information.

  • Syllabus Specialty
  • Key Learnings
  • Who is it for?
  • Course Description
  • Course Duration
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Entry Requirement
  • Career Path
  • Occupation
  • Presenter Info

Ableton Live 7’s syllabus includes the following:

  • Narrative e-Learning modules
  • Tutor support and exams
  • Delivering everything via a system
  • Learners can access the system at any given time

According to, learners will get to know about the following areas:

  • Navigating Ableton Live
  • Setting up Ableton Live 7
  • Working with clips
  • Recording and editing
  • Using plugin effects
  • Using virtual instruments
  • Creating a complete song
  • Music students
  • Graduates
  • Aspiring music producers
  • Music producers
  • Anyone who wants to use Ableton Live 7 to make music
  • Music teachers

Ableton Live 7 is a complete online training course. It addresses the following key modules:

  1. Quick Start;
  2. Getting Started;
  3. Working with Clips;
  4. Recording and editing;
  5. Plug-in effects;
  6. Virtual instruments;
  7. Creating a complete song;
  8. And Conclusion.

Learners have 12 months of access to their online study platform. It’s from the date, they purchased the course. The programme is self-paced. Hence, students can decide how fast or slow the training goes. By revisiting training, learners can complete the course. Pupils can do it in stages at any given time.

At the end of the programme, you will have to submit one assignment. This has a pass mark of 65%. It is possible to submit the assignment at any time. During assignment submission, you need to pay £19. This is for assessment and certification. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submission. If you pass the assignment then you will receive a certificate within 7-14 days.

Successful candidates will receive a certificate for “Ableton Live 7: The Essentials”.

Learners must be 16 or over. They need to have the following skills:

  • Basic knowledge of English
  • Numeracy
  • Literacy
  • ICT

You can learn how to use this amazing tool to record and produce music. Likewise, mixing while arranging music to your liking. Have an ambition of becoming a music producer? Then this is a perfect course for you. As a complete programme, it will guide you on how to use this tool. According to your need, you can use the tool. You can also develop your knowledge to use this tool at live performances. A career with bright prospects awaits you with the completion of this course.

After course completion, you can get employment in various key positions. ( Given below are some key job positions. These are with the average UK salary per annum.

  • Musician or Singer - £26,036 
  • Music Producer - £25,025 
  • Disc Jockey (DJ) - £24,004 

Cliff Truesdell is a musician, songwriter, and recording engineer. He is the author of Mastering Digital Audio Production. It goes with The Professional Music Workflow with Mac OS X (Sybex)”. He works at Take Root Recording in San Francisco’s Mission District. Cliff’s credits as a musician, composer and producer. He includes three CDs with his band the Black Furies. This is for the following:

  • Original music
  • Independent movies
  • Video games
  • Television shows e.g. MTV’s “Real World and Road Rules


Course Curriculum

Free Introduction
Ableton Live 7: The Essentials FREE 00:00:00
1: Quick Start
1. The Ableton Live Interface, Dragging and Dropping Loops
2. Creating Multiple Scenes, Making An Arrangement, Recording An Arrangement
3. Editing, Mixing and Exporting
2: Getting Started
1. Installing Ableton Live
2. Setting Up Preferences, Audio Preferences, MIDI Preferences
3. Ableton Live Interface
4. The Browser
5. The Toolbars
6. Audio Tracks
7. MIDI Tracks
8. The Master Track
9. The Arrangement View
10. Navigating the Live Interface
11. Operation Techniques
12. Creating Templates
3: Working With Clips
1. Clip Basics, Clip Views, Track Views
2. Working With Audio Clips
3. The Sample Box and Sample Display
4. The Envelopes Box
5. Warping Audio Clips
6. Working With MIDI Clips
7. MIDI Clip Editing
8. Launching Clips
9. Recording and Exporting An Arrangement With Clips
4: Recording and Editing
1. Basic MIDI Recording
2. MIDI Recording With Your Computer Keyboard
3. MIDI Recording In The Arrangement View
4. Editing MIDI Recordings
5. Audio Recording Setup
6. Audio Recording Session View
7. Creating Audio Clips From A Recording
8. Creating Multiple Clips From A Recording
9. Audio Recording in The Arrangement View
5: Plug-In Effects
1. Using the Included Audio Effects
2. Using the Included MIDI Effects
3. Sends and Returns
4. Beat Repeat Basics
5. Arpeggiator Basics
6. Third Party Audio Units and VST Effects
7. Effects Racks
6: Virtual Instruments
1. Using The Impulse Drum Sampler
2. Using The “Simpler” Sampler
3. The Drum Rack Part 1
4. The Drum Rack Part 2
5. Third Party Audio Units and VST Instruments
6. Inside Instrument Racks
7. Creating Instrument Racks
8. Key Mapping
7: Creating a Complete Song
1. MIDI Mapping
2. Preparing and Recording and Arrangement
3. Automation Basics
4. Final Mix and Exporting

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