Go backstage and discover how the music business works as you book gigs, promote artists and begin establishing your network of contacts. Be the force behind the music and work for record companies, independent labels and music publishers.
Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:
Book and promote gigs and other events
Work with copyright
Advance the careers of performers and producers
Monetise different music genres
Navigate the structure of the music industry
Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.
Experience in networking at industry events including gigs, forums and conferences and creating your own industry contact list
The skills to develop engaging presentations, promotional material and viable budgets
A sound understanding of industry standard programs and software
Build a strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.
This course is offered as a traineeship. Enquire today to check the eligibility requirements.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:
Enthusiasm for a wide range of music or a deep knowledge of a specific genre
Good time management skills to meet deadlines
The ability to research effectively
Access to a personal computer, software like Microsoft Office and the internet, as some elements of this course are delivered online. This may be available at a campus library
An interest in being involved with music functions and live performances outside of class hours, including evenings and weekends
Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level
TAFE NSW may ask you to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test.
This skills test helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success
and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like:
Performing Arts Technicians provide technical and other assistance for the production, recording and broadcasting of artistic performances.
Other jobs include: assistant bookkeeper and bookkeeper.
Take your study further with other courses offered at TAFE NSW:
The Certificate III in Music (Business) does not have any post-graduate courses.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Certificate III in Music (Business) qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 11 Units of competency, including 3 core and 8 speciality units.
Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.
TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.
TAFE NSW Disability Support Service
TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support
TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)
TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service
TAFE NSW Libraries
Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential
Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home
LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills
Student associations – get social with our student community
On campus, online and blended study environments; at TAFE NSW your learning works with your lifestyle. Heart your favourites, compare courses and discover what works for you.