Course Start Date
26 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Music Industry (Music Business) takes you backstage to discover how the music business works. Gain skills to join the industry in an exciting career with a record company, independent label, music publisher or in band management.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn how to:
- Book gigs and other events
- Work with copyright legislation
- Promote music, performers and musicians
- Identify different music genres
- Navigate the structure of the music industry
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Fine-tune the personal attributes you need to help you get ahead:
- Commitment and drive to build a behind the scenes career in the music industry
- Collaborative teamwork and interpersonal skills
- Great communication and listening skills
- A keen eye for detail
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Complete this course and gain:
A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
Pathways to continue your music and business studies and broaden your career opportunities
Career outcomes and job roles:
- Booking agency assistant
- Promotional assistant
- Event and festival support worker
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further:
- Certificate IV in Music Industry (Music Business)
- Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
- Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
- Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees
Australia is the sixth largest music market in the world. By 2023 our total spend on music will reach $1.791b with a staggering $763m spent on digital distribution alone. The Federal Government recognises the importance of music and allocated $30.9m towards local live music in the 2019 budget.
Music is more than economic statistics; it is part of our identity, our shared history, culture, art and experience. Enrol in this course at TAFE NSW and keep the music alive for generations to come.
To register for an information session, head to tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Students who cannot attend the Information Session please make an online enquiry or contact us on 131 601 for more information about the course!
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Online - Wednesday, 13, 20 and 27 January 2021||12.30pm to 1.30pm||Online using Microsoft Teams via the Google Chrome browser https://bit.ly/2RnRM66|
|Online - Friday, 15, 22 and 29 January 2021||12.30pm to 1.30pm||Online using Microsoft Teams via the Google Chrome browser https://bit.ly/2RnRM66|
|Campus - Friday, 15, 22 and 29 January 2021||10.30am to 12.00pm||Newcastle TAFE Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 5 (D1.05)|
For Online Information Sessions please use Google Chrome to access Microsoft Teams as a guest.
This is a full time day course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 10 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 22.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including preparing for gigs, researching trends, listening to music, 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:
- want some basic knowledge about copyright, contracts, music promotion, online marketing and the running promoting, staging of gigs and events.
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.
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)
- 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 Tuesday 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
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
|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|
|BSBDIV301||Work effectively with diversity|
|BSBLIB503||Develop and promote activities, events and public programs|
|CUAADM301||Administer bookings for rehearsals and performances|
|CUAMKG301||Assist with marketing and promotion|
|CUAWRT301||Write content for a range of media|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXEVT304||Provide event staging support|
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.
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601
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