Music and Production

Music and Production

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Study a music course to master your performance technique or find out what happens behind the scenes in this ever-changing industry. Learn how to support artists in making their dreams come true with a music industry course or be at the centre of live shows and make the lights, sound and vision the best they can be. Get tips on freelancing in the gig economy and be ready to start your own creative small business.

Costume

Begin your journey by mastering the essentials of fabric design and costume construction principles. Let your creativity soar as you craft intricate and elaborate costumes for performers in film, theatre, opera and TV. more...

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Electronic Music Production

Master the craft of electronic music and get people onto the dance floor with your hypnotic beats. Record, sample, edit and mix music and add business smarts to your repertoire. more...

  • Certificate III Music (Creation and Composition)

    CUA30920-05

    Find a new beat in your music career, and enter this dynamic industry at an assistant level. Make fresh sounds as you explore non-traditional ways of creating music using gadgets and software.

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  • Certificate IV Music

    CUA40920-01

    Grow your creativity and music business nous, with skills and techniques for performance, composition and recording, using music production software. Set the stage for a diverse range of career options in the vibrant and evolving music industry.

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  • Diploma Music (Creation and Composition)

    CUA50820-03

    Build your production and musical skills to create fresh beats, songs or compositions as a recording artist or producer. Work with all music genres, especially electronic music, and use your computer to compose, produce, mix and more.

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  • Advanced Diploma Music (Creation and Composition)

    CUA60520-03

    Pursue your dreams and apply your musicality in this hands-on course. This qualification will help guide your identity as a recording artist or music producer and launch your career in one of the world’s most popular creative commercial industries.

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Live Production

Whether it’s an intimate bar performance or a sold-out stadium, make the show spectacular with sound, lighting and visual effects. Play an essential part behind the scenes of gigs and concerts. more...

  • Certificate III Live Production and Technical Services

    CUA30420-01

    This course is your backstage pass to the world of live entertainment. Launch your career as a stage technician and learn the skills you need to work behind the scenes at concerts, clubs, theatres and conventions, to bring production to life.

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  • Certificate IV Live Production and Technical Services

    CUA40420-01

    Shine a spotlight on a career in live production as you learn to use lighting, audio and show control equipment. Gain the skills you need to perform a wide range of roles including sound technician, lighting technician and production coordinator.

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  • Diploma Live Production and Technical Services

    CUA50420-01

    Strengthen your practical and technical skills to take your production career to the next level. Get set to work behind the scenes in festivals, theatres and events and learn to collaborate with performers and production crew in this exciting industry.

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Music

Get a broad look at the music industry with courses that cover performance, equipment set up and recording as well as need-to-know business skills like marketing and event promotion. more...

  • Certificate II Music

    CUA20620-01

    Gain foundational knowledge and skills for a music career and explore different industry avenues, including performing, staging, recording and music business. You don’t need any experience, just a keen ear and a passion for music.

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Music Business

Learn how business is done behind-the-scenes of the number one hits. Get across music copyright and royalties, music industry marketing, publicity campaigns, artist management, publishing, distribution and more. more...

  • Certificate III Music (Business)

    CUA30920-04

    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.

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  • Diploma Music (Business)

    CUA50820-05

    Enhance your understanding of the music business and gain skills to become an artist manager, work for a record label, and more. Learn to develop and promote artists, get songs on TV and film, and network with music industry experts.

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Performance

Stretch your vocal range, master an instrument or experience the world of theatre with a course that supports your path to the stage or recording studio. Gain confidence and learn the behind the scenes secrets of the performing arts industry. more...

  • Certificate III Music (Performance)

    CUA30920-03

    Take centre stage and develop a range of skills that build on your ability as an instrumentalist, vocalist, composer or songwriter. Gain an introduction to music industry roles and copyright, and become a well-rounded musician and performer.

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  • Certificate III Community Dance, Theatre and Events

    CUA30220-01

    Kick-start your community stage career or go behind the scenes with this highly practical course. Workshop your creative ideas, tell your stories and develop your performing skills while developing real-world experience in theatrical and live musical productions.

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  • Certificate IV Music (Performance)

    CUA40920-02

    Let your talent for music and performance take centre stage and build the basis of a long-lasting career in the industry. Develop the right skills, the right attitude and the right connections to help you succeed in this dynamic industry.

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  • Diploma Music (Performance)

    CUA50820-02

    Gain the confidence and experience you need for success as a recording artist or session musician. Explore your unique sound as you practise performing, composing, producing music and collaborating in bands while establishing your music industry network.

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  • Advanced Diploma Music (Performance)

    CUA60520-02

    Become a polished performer with a range of industry skills as you connect with TAFE NSW’s vibrant creative community. Master advanced techniques in musicianship and recording, and develop confidence to pursue a career as a singer, songwriter or musician.

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Screen and Media

Tap into your love for storytelling and refine your creative communication skills. Master techniques in film, broadcasting, visual effects and more, so you can inspire, entertain and inform the world. more...

  • Statement of Attainment Make a Stop Frame Animation

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    Realise your artistic ambitions by creating an animated character from scratch. Experiment with different materials, design miniature sets, and film an animation one frame at a time.

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  • Certificate III Screen and Media

    CUA31020-01

    Take the first step in your creative journey and explore a career in film and television, animation, game design, games art, digital media, radio and podcasting. Gain a solid introduction to the industry and discover your niche.

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  • Certificate IV Screen and Media (Journalism)

    CUA41220-05

    Learn the foundations of good journalism and writing for media production including how to research for stories, copyright, interview techniques and ethics. Turn your ambitions of becoming a journalist into a reality and start your dynamic media career.

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  • Certificate IV Screen and Media (Film and Video Production)

    CUA41220-06

    Take the leap into film and video production and create your reality of becoming an audio narrator, camera operator or podcast editor. Specialise in the creative field that speaks to you, learn from the experts and turn your passion for film and video storytelling into a dynamic media career.

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  • Certificate IV Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects)

    CUA41220-02

    Gain skills in animation and visual effects, and launch your career in the dynamic screen, digital media, animation or games industry. Learn from industry experts and pursue your passion for creativity as a digital artist, animator or game designer.

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  • Certificate IV Screen and Media

    CUA41220-01

    Take the leap into online content creation and turn your artistic ambitions into reality. Learn from screen and media industry experts and put your passion for creativity and storytelling to use in this dynamic and evolving field.

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  • Certificate IV Screen and Media (Radio and Podcasting)

    CUA41220-04

    Be a radio presenter or podcasting producer with the skills to write, plan, record, produce and present audio content for radio and other digital platforms. Get creative with sound bites and topics as you practice editing and production skills on industry equipment.

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  • Diploma Screen and Media (Journalism)

    CUA51020-05

    Set the stage for your media and screen career and gain the skills and experience you need to take your career to the next level. Specialise in techniques to create, develop and produce a range of dynamic content for varied platforms and audiences.

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  • Diploma Screen and Media (Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects)

    CUA51020-02

    Advance your technical skills in animation, games and visual effects. Learn from leading industry experts in TAFE NSW production studios and take your career to the next level in industry roles such as a game designer or a special effects designer.

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  • Diploma Screen and Media

    CUA51020-01

    Set the stage for your media and screen career and gain the skills you need to succeed in the industry. Specialise in fields ranging from film, TV, radio and podcasts to visual effects (VFX) or games design and choose the study path that suits you.

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  • Advanced Diploma Screen and Media

    CUA60620-01

    Set up your career in the screen and media industry by combining practical business skills with your evolving creative expertise. Confidently move into senior roles like screenwriter or games designer and open up further career and study opportunities.

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Sound Production

Master the audio engineering skills you need to record, edit and mix audio while building your knowledge of industry essentials. Learn music business skills, become confident using music software and learn how to work in the industry successfully and effectively. more...

  • Certificate III Music (Sound Production)

    CUA30920-02

    Hit the right note and gain an understanding of the music industry with foundational skills in sound production. Be part of the music community as you learn about studio recording and live sound, perform live mixing and make records.

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  • Certificate IV Music (Sound Production)

    CUA40920-03

    Help shape how the world is heard as you learn the skills to record artists, edit audio, and explore techniques in sound for film. Develop studio recording techniques, create music using the latest software, and set up and mix live sound.

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  • Diploma Music (Sound Production)

    CUA50820-04

    Take your career in recording engineering and music production up an octave and pursue your creative dream. Strengthen your technical ability to create albums, collaborate with fellow artists and explore the world of audio post-production.

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