A school to train future DJs will land near Perpignan at the beginning of the next school year!

The UCPA, the DJ school, will be located in the Pyrénées-Orientales.
The UCPA, the DJ school, will be located in the Pyrénées-Orientales. (©Illustration/Pixabay)

David Guetta, dj snake, Bob Sinclair, kung, Martin Solveig, Joachim Garraud… Desire to become a future greatness disc jockey † This dream is now within reach for the youth of Perpignan and Eastern Pyrenees : in September 2022, the municipality of Barcarès sees the landing DJ school by the UCPA.

Pyrénées-Orientales: a DJ school in Barcarès in September 2022!

associative group and commercial break founded in 1965, theNational Union of Outdoor Sports Centers also developed behind a training center for several years and is in charge, throughout France, of several apprenticeships, in different fields. Notably, the UCPA launched its school of DJs.

after that of Lyon (Rhône) and futuroscope (Vienne), a third school of its kind, opens its doors at the start of the next school year in France. And this is the department of Eastern Pyrenees, “a land of electronic music”, chosen for the occasion: in Sep 2022, so a school of DJs will land in Barcarescity ​​where every year, in July, the famous Electrobeach Music Festival since 2009.

Amphitheater with 234 seats, individual cabins, multimedia areas…

In a press release, the UCPA announced that the local council Barcarès voted, the 6 May 2022, making available a building for the future UCPA DJ school. This one will take up residence in the Cultural Center Cocteau-Marais. The renovation works were financed by the municipality and the UCPA will be the tenant of the property.

The Barcarès DJ school will in particular be a amphitheater by 234 seats, by 12 individual cabins, soundproofed and equipped with professional DJ equipment, as well as 3 multimedia rooms.


150 apprenticeship students eventually

twenty students per class will have the opportunity to train in this school, where two first intakes are planned: the first in October and the next at the beginning of December. Ultimately, the school will be able to accommodate simultaneously 150 apprenticeship students.

This DJ school takes care of the AMS training (Musical and Scenic Animator) alternately therefore and over a period of 18 months. The UCPA recalls that the profession can be practiced in many fields of activity thanks to solid skills in sound, light, video broadcasting, micro-animation and communication, within a wide variety of structures.

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“By combining a technical equipment by of high quality and a educational team consisting of recognized professionals and still in operation, these three schools allow to acquire the skills expected by the operators of night venues and by leisure or cultural structures,” the association continues.

How to register ?

Registration to the professional training AMS can be done in various ways: participation in an information meeting or an open day (the date of which will be communicated later), the to download of a application file or participation in a Selection Orientation Day (JOS).

By expected requirements : keep the baccalaureate, have a first experience in the field of mixing on an electronic musical instrument, as well as taking advantage of a proven knowledge of this sector of activity and of a clearly professional project.

finally, the financing training can be done by a apprenticeship contract, a professional agreement, using the Professional Training Account (CPF) or even a individual financing.

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