The Waves Certification Program is an in-depth training curriculum that provides a high-quality, standardized means of mastering Waves plugins and the concepts behind them. This Course is organized to cover such topics as preparation for mixing, the mixing environment, vocal tuning, the proper use of EQ, Compression, Reverb and Delay during the mixing process. Students will learn the basics of Audio Mastering, preparation for mastering, the use of standalone applications for mastering and final export for online & CD delivery mediums. This course is designed for any individual who is looking to take the sonic quality of their music to the professional level.
Audience: This course is designed for the audio enthusiast with little to no experience. 
Prerequisites: Basic understanding of recording techniques, processes, and equipment.

Students In this class you will learn

Session management
Arrange Audio for Mixing
Import media into your session
Proper use of Native Plugins
Audio Frequencies
Apply basic and mixed editing techniques
Finish your work
Mix a song from start to finish

You will learn the fundamentals of working with Waves plugins and get hands-on experience with tools like Renaissance EQ, Renaissance Compressor, C1 Compressor, Renaissance Reverb, and SuperTap. You'll also gain mastery over the Waves user interface on multitrack "mix-minus" sessions using directed demonstrations and Waves' acclaimed Open Mix technology. Interactive educational experience Teaching the basics of mixing using five acclaimed Waves plugins such as the Renaissance EQ, Renaissance Reverb, Renaissance Compressor, C1 Compressor & SuperTap. As a bonus you receive the Plugins a $700 value for FREE.

C1 Compressor

With compression, expansion, gating, and equalization, the C1 is a true production workhorse, featuring three independent modules that can be used separately or combined for maximum flexibility.

Renaissance Compressor

Featuring a streamlined, optimized interface, the Renaissance Compressor delivers classic warm compression and expansion utilizing technologies from our renowned C1 Parametric Compander and the legendary L1 Ultramaximizer

Renaissance Equalizer

Featuring real-time EQ graphing, vintage-modeled filter curves, and extended internal headroom, the Renaissance Equalizer is a versatile paragraphic EQ with warm, analog-style sound.

Renaissance Reverb

With rich reverb tails, an advanced early reflection system, and dual-band EQ and damping controls, Renaissance Reverb delivers unsurpassed sound and performance with extraordinary density and texture.


Inspired by the legacy of the classic analog tape delays, SuperTap's extensive modulation, panning, and filter options give it unprecedented processing power. Sync to your host tempo or tap it in; SuperTap gets you into the right groove.