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Course Info

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)

National Course Code: CUA60515

Overview

The nationally accredited Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) is designed to take your skill, knowledge and experience to a professional level in the global music industry. Go on to become a professional singer, songwriter or musician with the know-how to record and perform your work.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Live performance and stagecraft
  • Song writing, composition and arrangement
  • Music theory and musicianship, including reading music
  • Music technology such as Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton or Sibelius
  • Improvisation and instrumental or vocal technique
  • Creative industry business skills and career planning
  • Music industry projects such as recordings and putting on gigs

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Fine-tune your natural abilities and talents, including:

  • A commitment to working and contributing to the music industry
  • A commitment to refining and perfecting their craft through personal practice
  • The ability to learn and grow in a collaborative team environment
  • The willingness to learn and develop leadership skills
  • Motivation and are organised and professional

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Advanced Diploma level
  • Industry connections and networks

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Live performance
  • Songwriting and composition
  • Music Production
  • Music Distribution

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your skills centre stage with pathways into music degrees at Western Sydney University, the University of Newcastle and Southern Cross University.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The number of people working as music professionals has grown moderately and is expected to remain stable over the next 5 to 2023 with around 8,000 job openings (that's about 1,600 opportunities per year).

Locations

This course is currently available at 2 campus locations across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this course have:

  • A commitment to contributing to the music industry
  • The ability to learn and grow in a collaborative team environment
  • The willingness to learn and develop leadership skills
  • Organised and professional
  • A commitment to refining and perfecting their craft through personal practice

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development. In this course you will undertake a balance of practical and written assessments, as well as project work and more collaborative assessments.

The Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance) is an entry level course that prepares you for higher level study and increased job outcomes. When you graduate you could find work in assistant roles or entry level positions in the music industry. This course gives you a broad range of skills that build on your ability as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer/songwriter.

The Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) teaches you a broad range of skills that build on your natural talent as an instrumentalist, vocalist or composer/songwriter. You will get an introduction to the structure of the music industry including the different job roles available, music genres and copyright. It is not an entry requirement, however it is ideal if students undertaking the Certificate IV have completed the Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance) and/or have the ability to play an instrument and/or perform as a vocalist and/or an ability to compose music or songs.

The Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) is a great program for anyone who has a solid grounding in music or has some experience and who is looking to take their skills and knowledge to a higher level. It is highly recommended that you have completed your Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) or have equivalent skills and knowledge (this may be assessed by an audition or submission of a portfolio).

The Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) will take your skills, knowledge and experience beyond the level of diploma courses, and help you become a professional musician, singer, or songwriter. It is highly recommended that you have completed your Diploma in Music Industry (Performance) or have equivalent skills and knowledge (this may be assessed by an audition or submission of a portfolio). Depending on your skill level and interests, you will typically have the opportunity to make a professional recording that is ready for distribution.

Depending on your campus location, you may be involved in excursions that take you behind the scenes in the music industry. We also invite guest lecturers from the music industry to join us and add an extra dimension to your learning.

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical skills.
In the Advanced Diploma, you will build on your skills and experience in:

  • Instrument and vocal techniques
  • Operating a small digital audio based studio
  • Using music software such as Logic, Pro Tools, Ableton or Sibelius

You will work on real world projects, such as:

  • Creating and recording music
  • Collaborations with other musicians
  • Organising, rehearsing, promoting and performing live music events

TAFE NSW has a range of facilities including rehearsal rooms, music production labs, recording studios and live venues. Most locations have a good supply of instruments and studio accessories for you to use.

Music Streaming is gaining momentum with large profits and sustained growth. Self-publishing and social media promotion are allowing young musicians to have control over their career. You will cover all this and more in this course.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time

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Newcastle (focused on Performance): Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,860.00
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Ultimo, Main Campus (Performance): Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $3,860.00
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