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Offering Info

Certificate III in Music Industry

  • National Course Code: CUA30915
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA30915-01V02-21DUB-005

Location – Dubbo, Myall Street

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

Anytime

Study Commitment

21.5 Hours per week

Duration

18 Weeks

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

Course Details

Hit the right note with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Music Industry. Gain an understanding of the music industry and foundational skills in music performance, recording and live production. Be successful in this course and be job ready to work in this dynamic industry at assistant level.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Perform in front of an audience
  • Create music using music software and hardware
  • Set up small PA systems and live sound
  • Work with copyright legislation
  • Make music with technology
  • Work with live sound

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Fine-tune the skills you need to help you get ahead in your music career:

  • Performing talents
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills to work in a group, in rehearsals and in studio teams
  • Patience and commitment to practice and hone your craft

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will provide you with:

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

This course may lead to assistant roles to:

  • Live performer
  • Music producer/composer
  • Assistant Sound Technician (Radio)
  • Assistant Music Manager
  • Band Member
  • Sound Technician

GROW YOUR CAREER

Choose a study pathway that gets you to success:

  • Music Industry from Certificate IV through to Advanced Diploma
  • Specialised disciplines: Sound Production, Music Business and Performance from Certificate III through to Advanced Diploma
  • Electronic Music Production at both Diploma and Advanced Diploma level

INDUSTRY DEMAND

The rise and success of streaming music has meant large profits and sustained growth for the music industry. Self-publishing and social media promotion allows young musicians to have more control over their career and they are not necessarily reliant on the major labels to achieve success.

This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.

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 III 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:

  • Ability and experience playing a musical instrument or as a vocalist, or both
  • A year of prior formal or informal training, which includes being self-taught
  • Some experience as a performer, composer or songwriter - for example, at school or church or creating music at home with software
  • An interest in music technology, sound production or music business

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

Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a face to face full time course. You will need to attend approximately 16.2 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 5.3 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, research, assignment preparation and practice.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are looking for a qualification that reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context in the music industry, using some discretion and judgement and theoretical knowledge. They may provide support to a team.

This course is for persons who want to develop entry-level skills and knowledge to prepare for work in the music industry and to pursue further music education and training at Certificate IV level in music studies. Students will develop and apply a basic knowledge of performing, recording and creating music.

Students will develop and apply a basic knowledge in the performing and creative arts industries. Students will work safely and effectively with others and apply a general knowledge of WH&S.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:

  • Studiosity online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Library resources

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

This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 9.00am to 3.00pm. 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

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

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

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Core Units
Number Title
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAIND303 Work effectively in the music industry
CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
Elective Units
Number Title
CUAMCP301 Compose simple songs or musical pieces
CUAMCP302 Write song lyrics
CUAMPF304 Make a music demo
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing
CUASOU301 Undertake live audio operations
CUASOU306 Operate sound reinforcement systems
CUASOU307 Record and mix a basic music demo

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.

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Course Location

Dubbo, Myall Street
Myall Street Campus, Dubbo
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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