Music

Qualification Certificate III (NRT)
Course number 19364
National Code CUS30109
Training Package CUS09 - Music
Program area Business Finance and Culture  
Duration (nominal hours) 465
This course replaced 7815 - Music
 

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Course overview

Course Description

This qualification is for people who want to work in the music industry as
performers in a band or musical event.
 
From the specialist units you can develop music literacy knowledge and
skills in music writing, composition and performance.  From the elective
units you can develop other skills related to the  music industry such as
audio/sound, research, innovation and creative thinking and writing, or
small and micro business skills.
 
You will develop knowledge and skills to implement copyright arrangements
and work safely and effectively in the music industry.
 
Pathways into the qualification
 
* CUS20109 Certificate II in Music
* with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower
level   qualification
 

Career Opportunities

Relevant job roles may include working as performer in a band or musical event.

Articulation

When you finish this course you can continue on to further specialised studies
at Certificate IV level, e.g. the Certificate IV in Music (19367).

Entry Requirements

 Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience
and without a relevant lower level qualification. Entry to the qualification may
follow successful completion of CUS20109 Certificate II in Music.

 

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Locations & fees



TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $419 $838


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Location Attendance Status Week Starting How to Enrol
Eora Full Time Available 03-Feb-2014 On Campus
Miller Full Time Available 14-Jul-2014 Enrol Now
Orange Full Time Available 03-Feb-2014 Enrol Now
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Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
 
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
 
 
This course reflects the packaging requirements for CUS30109 Certificate
III in Music within the Music Training Package (CUS09 - V1.2). The rules
from CUS09 v1.2 Training Package are as follows:
 
Packaging Rules
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Total number of units = 11
 
3 core units
6 Group A units
2 elective units
 
The 2 elective units may be selected from the Group A and/or Group B units
listed below or any unit of competency from any endorsed Training Package
or accredited course.
 
Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry
requirements and be at an appropriate qualification level.
 
To satisfy the training package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
 
Group 1 - Compulsory Units
--------------------------
ALL 3 compulsory units must be completed
 
Group 2 - Group A Specialist Units listed in CUS30109
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At least 6 specialist units must be completed from subgroups 1 to 3. The
subgroups represent each of the specialist areas outlined in the training
package.
 
Group 3 - Group B Elective Units listed in CUS30109
----------------------------------------------------
2 elective units must be completed from the subgroups within this group 3
and/or from the subgroups within group 2 above and/or from group 4 below
which contains units of competency from any endorsed training package or
accredited course.  

Group 4 - Electives from any endorsed training package or accredited course
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
A maximum of 2 elective units may be completed from this group which
contains units of competency from any endorsed training package or
accredited course.  

The context for this qualification varies, and this must guide the
selection of elective units. The following examples are designed to assist
of appropriate electives for particular outcomes at this level, but they
are in no way prescriptive.
 
 
NOTES FOR STUDENTS
------------------
 
1. LEARNER SUPPORT
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
 
2. SELECTION OF ELECTIVES
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
 
3. RECOGNITION
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
 
4. PREREQUISITE UNITS
Some units in this course may have prerequisites that must be completed in
lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to the
Training Package or consult your teacher for information about
prerequisites to elective units.
 
 

Course Elective Completion:

At least 8 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3, 4

 
Group 1 COMPULSORY UNITS
All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUFCMP301A Implement copyright arrangements 20
CUSIND301B Work effectively in the music industry 25
CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures 10
 
Group 2 GROUP A SPECIALIST UNITS LISTED IN CUS30109
At least 6 and no more than 8 module/units must be completed
Subgroup 1 MUSIC COMPOSITION SPECIALIST UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUSMCP301A Compose simple songs or musical pieces 30
CUSMCP302A Write song lyrics 30
CUSMCP303A Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media 35
 
Subgroup 2 MUSIC LITERACY SPECIALIST UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUSMLT301A Apply knowledge of genre to music making 40
CUSMLT302A Develop and apply aural-perception skills 45
CUSMLT303A Notate music 40
 
Subgroup 3 MUSIC PERFORMANCE SPECIALIST UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUSMPF202A Incorporate music technology into performance 35
CUSMPF203A Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music 45
CUSMPF301A Develop technical skills in performance 20
CUSMPF302A Prepare for performances 35
CUSMPF303A Contribute to backup accompaniment 40
CUSMPF304A Make a music demo 40
CUSMPF305A Develop improvisation skills 35
CUSMPF402A Develop and maintain stagecraft skills 70
CUSMPF404A Perform music as part of a group 70
CUSMPF406A Perform music as a soloist 70
 
Group 3 GROUP B ELECTIVE UNITS LISTED IN CUS30109
You may choose electives from this group
Subgroup 1 AUDIO/SOUND ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESOU01C Repair and maintain audio equipment 40
CUESOU03C Operate professional audio equipment 100
CUESOU08B Select and manage microphone and other audio input sources 30
CUESOU09B Manage and compile audio replay material 50
CUFSOU204A Perform basic sound editing 30
CUSSOU202A Mix sound in a broadcasting environment 20
CUSSOU301A Provide sound reinforcement 40
CUSSOU302A Record and mix a basic music demo 40
CUSSOU303A Set up and disassemble audio equipment 40
CUSSOU304A Restore audio tracks 35
CUSSOU305A Analyse soundtracks 35
 
Subgroup 2 CREATIVE PROCESS ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills 40
 
Subgroup 3 DESIGN PROCESS ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design 50
 
Subgroup 4 DIVERSITY ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBDIV301A Work effectively with diversity 20
 
Subgroup 5 INDUSTRY CONTEXT ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBCON401A Work effectively in a business continuity context 40
CUSIND302A Plan a career in the creative arts industry 35
 
Subgroup 6 INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBINM301A Organise workplace information 20
BSBINM302A Utilise a knowledge management system 40
CUFRES201A Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication 20
 
Subgroup 7 INNOVATION ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment 40
 
Subgroup 8 SMALL AND MICRO BUSINESS ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSMB301A Investigate micro business opportunities 30
BSBSMB302A Develop a micro business proposal 36
BSBSMB303A Organise finances for the micro business 36
BSBSMB304A Determine resource requirements for the micro business 20
BSBSMB305A Comply with regulatory, taxation and insurance requirements for the micro business 36
BSBSMB306A Plan a home based business 30
BSBSMB307A Set up information and communications technology for the micro business 20
 
Subgroup 9 WRITING ELECTIVE UNITS
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBWRT301A Write simple documents 30
CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media 40
 
Subgroup 10 SUSTAINABILITY
You may choose electives from this group
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
 
Group 4 ELECTIVES FROM ANY ENDORSED TRAINING PGKGE/ACCRED COURSE
No more than 2 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
CUESOU07B Apply a general knowledge of audio to work activities 40
 

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve the qualification CUS30109 CIII in Music (TAFE NSW course 19364),
learners are required to complete 11 units of competency, comprising:
 
3 compulsory (core) units from group 1
6 specialist units from group 2
2 elective units from groups 2, 3 or 4
 

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