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Certificate II in Music Industry

  • National Course Code: CUA20615
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA20615-01V01-20EOR-224

Location – Eora

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

21.5 Hours per week

Duration

7 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

The nationally accredited Certificate II in Music Industry is an entry level course for those looking to explore career options in the music industry. You will gain a strong foundation in music essentials including performing, staging and recording. You dont need any experience, just a keen ear and a passion for music.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn:

  • The basics of singing and playing an instrument
  • To perform in public in a group
  • To set up basic audio recording
  • Basic stage set up
  • How the music industry operates
  • Work, health and safety

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Fine-tune the attributes you need to get ahead:

  • Passion for music and the industry
  • Collaboration skills to work in a group, in rehearsals and in studio teams

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate II level
  • Strong pathways to continued studies to enhance your career opportunities

Career outcomes and job roles:

  • Musician
  • Roadie
  • Junior sound assistant
  • Music assistant

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take our Music Industry study pathway with the Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Music Industry.

You can also choose to study specialised music disciplines like Sound Production, Music Business and Performance at Certificate III to Advanced Diploma level; and Electronic Music Production at both Diploma and Advanced Diploma level.

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The industry is changing with increased profits and growth. Plus, self-publishing and social media are allowing artists to have control over their work. The Certificate II is the first step in the suite of music qualifications offered by TAFE NSW designed to prepare you for a career in the evolving music industry.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

TAFE NSW offers the Certificate II in Music Industry as either a traineeship or non-traineeship, so you can create the career you want.

Non-traineeship

There are no entry requirements for non-trainees. You can enrol in this course now.

Traineeship

To be eligible for this course you must:

  • Be employed in the music industry as this course is delivered in the workplace
  • Have a signed traineeship contract

Thinking about a traineeship? Enquire today.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • A passion for music or sound (ideally both)
  • Some experience in music or sound is helpful either at school or self-taught

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

This course is taught, primarily, face to face on campus, with some classes being delivered via online platforms. If there are restrictions due to COVID19, we are prepared to run classes online with live teachers using interactive webinars. We did that successfully during lockdown recently, and students found it to be effective and highly social. So regardless of the situation, we can help you get the skills and career potential that you are after.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a full time blended course. You will need to attend approximately 21.5 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 7 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 3 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Private study, Instrument practice, assignment preparation


IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course is designed for people who love music but have had limited to no experience in the field. Certificate II in Music will give you a fun and hands on introduction to performing in a band, writing songs and recording music whilst providing some insight into how the music industry works. Practical and enjoyable, this course is a great steppingstone to our Certificate III in Music Performance or Sound Production courses.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

As part of our commitment to providing a supportive learning environment, EORA has a dedicated Learning Centre which runs one day a week throughout the semester. The centre is facilitated by a teacher who can provide assistance with assessments and other support to help students complete work outside of class time. Music students also have access to instruments, computer labs and rehearsal spaces.

We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, and Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

SMART AND SKILLED FEES

This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

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RECOGNITION

Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
Elective Units
Number Title
CUAMCP201 Incorporate technology into music making
CUAMLT201 Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills
CUAMPF102 Develop ensemble skills to perform simple musical parts
CUAMPF201 Play or sing simple musical pieces
CUAMPF204 Play or sing music from simple written notation

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Eora
333 Abercrombie Street, Chippendale
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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