Digital Editing Online Training


This course is being delivered online during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Individual digital editing training tailored to suit you. An OHS/National Life Stories-British Library accredited trainer will work with you to agree a training programme. Topics could include:

  • An introduction to the principles of digital editing for oral history interviews
  • Basic and/or creative editing techniques
  • Audio montage
  • Preparing sound clips for use in exhibitions and online

During the Covid-19 pandemic we are running all training courses online, delivered to participants via Zoom video call. Usually this course is run for individuals on a one-to-one basis. If you would like to arrange training for two people or for a group you can contact the Training Administrator to discuss the options.

Course price

The basic cost is £225 for a half-day session plus the trainer’s expenses.

How to book

If you would like to explore this training option please contact the OHS Training Administrator providing the following details:

  • A brief description of your oral history work
  • Anything specific you require from the course
  • Your preferred audio editing software e.g. Wavelab Elements, Wavelab LE (free software download when you purchase a Zoom audio recorder), Audacity, Reaper, Sound Forge Studio
  • Possible dates


Question about training opportunities with the OHS?

For all questions relating to training (including further clarification of course content and reduced rate eligibility) please contact our training administrator.

Have you made an OHS training booking recently and not received a response?

We apologise if this has happened to you, we’ve had a glitch in the online system and may have missed some bookings. Please contact us if you’ve experienced a problem or not received a booking confirmation email within five working days: Michelle Winslow, Oral History Society Website Coordinator: