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Offering Info

Certificate III in Music Industry (Music Business)

  • National Course Code: CUA30915
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA30915-03V02-21NIR-203

Location – Online

Attendance

Self paced

Delivery

Online

Course Start Date

12 Jul 2021

Study Commitment

8.4 Hours per week

Duration

36 Weeks

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

Course Details

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 a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn 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

Develop the attributes 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

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Assistant band or artist manager
  • Venue operator
  • Booking agency assistant
  • Promotional assistant
  • Event and festival support worker

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

This course is superseded.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.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol now.

Traineeship

TAFE NSW also offers the Certificate III in Music Industry (Music Business) as a traineeship. To be eligible to enrol as a trainee 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, we recommend that you have:

  • Commitment to becoming actively involved in the music industry
  • Enthusiasm for a wide range of music
  • Good time management skills to meet deadlines
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite including MS Word
  • The ability to research effectively
  • Literacy and numeracy skills at a Year 10 or equivalent level
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills

If you need help preparing for study, contact us about your options.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session. You will need access to a laptop, desktop or mobile device and Wi-Fi.

Date Time Location

Tuesday, 22 June 2021 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Join us in Microsoft Teams link: https://tinyurl.com/tw6aha98

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is an Online course. You will need to attend approximately 2.4 hours of class for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, research, skills practice, voluntary work in related areas, networking and other related entertainment industry activities.

This course is delivered online. Students will work through the course materials for each course unit with direction and assistance from the course facilitators. Students must be able to access the internet regularly during each course week. The course averages 11 hours per week. The timetable indicates class sessions that support this course.

Please note: This course is delivered using MS Teams and not through the TAFE Digital learning platform.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

The Certificate III in Music Industry (Music Business) covers a broad range of the skills required to succeed in the music industry. These include copyright and royalties, gig booking, artist management and promotion, the structure and roles in the music industry, genre studies and music industry career planning. Successful students will have a keen interest, or some experience, in basic management, are self-directed and be able to read, write and have good numerical skills.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

There are additional learning and study tools available for this course including tutorial support for students with identified LLN needs

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

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is delivered online. An individual training plan will be provided when you enrol in this course. Your plan will outline the recommended study timetable and detail your units

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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study.

This course includes all resources needed to complete the course however students must supply note taking materials (notebook & pen/pencils) and personal data storage devices such as USB or portable hard drives.

Most students use a portable computing device during their studies and whilst this may be advantageous it is not a requirement to complete the course assessments. Students will be required to access the internet regularly.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

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.

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details. (only if available as a trainee)

Core Units
Number Title
CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAIND303 Work effectively in the music industry
CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
Elective Units
Number Title
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry
CUAMKG301 Assist with marketing and promotion
CUAMPF304 Make a music demo
BSBSMB302 Develop a micro business proposal
CUAADM301 Administer bookings for rehearsals and performances
CUAADM302 Book performance venues

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

Nirimba
Eastern Road, Quakers Hill
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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