Course Start Date
34.3 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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:
- 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.
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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 12 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 18.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including preparing for gigs, listening to music, writing music or lyrics, going to gigs and events and/or participating in a range of independent creative projects.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who want to work in the creative industries and:
- have a love of music
- have some basic practical skills in playing music
- want the skills to set up and operate PA equipment and record simple tracks
- want to learn from highly experienced teachers who are established promoters working in the local music industry and will provide you with extensive knowledge and techniques.
- are aged over 16
- have recently left school, changing study options from academic study to vocational training, or between jobs and wanting to transition to a new career
- are undecided about whether they wish to pursue this career path and want an overview of possible opportunities for further training or employment
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available at the Information Sessions. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday from 8.30am to 5.00pm. 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?
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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
Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
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If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|BSBWOR203||Work effectively with others|
|CUAIND201||Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUASOU203||Assist with sound recordings|
|CUAMLT202||Apply knowledge of music culture to music making|
|CUAMPF101||Develop skills to play or sing music|
|CUAMLT201||Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills|
|CUASTA202||Assist with bump in and bump out of shows|
|CUASOU202||Perform basic sound editing|
|CUAMPF203||Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music|
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.
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