Course Start Date
01 Feb 2021
26 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
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
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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Wednesdays, 11, 18 & 25 November 2020 | 12.30pm to 1.30pm | ONLINE INFO SESSIONS, use Google Chrome. Link for Wednesdays: https://bit.ly/2RnRM66
Wednesdays, 2,9 & 16 December 2020 | 12.30pm to 1.30pm | ONLINE INFO SESSIONS, use Google Chrome. Link for Wednesdays: https://bit.ly/2RnRM66
Fridays, 20 & 27 November 2020 | 10.30am to 12.00pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.08
Fridays, 4 & 11 December 2020 | 10.30am to 12.00pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room D1.08
Fridays, 13, 20 & 27 November 2020 | 12.30pm to 1.30pm | ONLINE INFO SESSIONS, use Google Chrome. Link for Fridays: https://bit.ly/2FzzonP
Fridays, 4,11 & 18 December 2020 | 12.30pm to 1.30pm | ONLINE INFO SESSIONS, use Google Chrome. Link for Fridays: https://bit.ly/2FzzonP
This is a full time day face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 19.3 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6.7 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 16.7 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including rehearsing for gigs, listening to music, writing music / lyrics, 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 music industry
- have a love of EDM and want skills in basic recording, using Ableton and ProTools.
Students will be engaged in a combination of online learning for the compulsory theory components of the course and on-campus classes for all practical learning. With the relaxed COVID-19 restrictions continuing in Newcastle, we can ensure that you will be on-campus for 80% of your training.
If students are unsure of their level of music knowledge and experience, other study options are available such as Certificate II Music Industry to support your Music training.
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 to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. 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)
- 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 and Wednesday from 9.30am to 5.30pm. 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
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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
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.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CUAMLT302||Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice|
|BSBWHS201||Contribute to health and safety of self and others|
|CUACMP301||Implement copyright arrangements|
|CUAIND303||Work effectively in the music industry|
|CUAMCP301||Compose simple songs or musical pieces|
|CUAMCP303||Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media|
|CUAMPF202||Incorporate music technology into performance|
|CUAMCP201||Incorporate technology into music making|
|CUAMPF304||Make a music demo|
|CUASOU202||Perform basic sound editing|
|CUASOU304||Prepare audio assets|
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.Enrol Now
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