Course Start Date
21.4 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate IV of Music Industry (Performance) develops your talent for music and performance into the beginnings of a long lasting career in the industry. Build the right skills, the right attitude and the right connections to help you succeed in this competitive, dynamic industry.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theory and practical course work, you will learn:
- Live performance and stagecraft
- Song writing and composition
- Music theory and musicianship
- Music technology
- Improvisation, instrumental and vocal techniques
- Career advancement skills
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Fine-tune your natural abilities and talents, including:
- Creativity, to compose music and encourage innovation
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Attention to detail
- Consistency to refine your practice
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Study pathways to continue your performance career
Career outcomes and job roles:
- Live performer
- Music producer/composer
- Music tutor
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your skills centre stage with these further study options:
- Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
- Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
Australia is the world's sixth largest music market. By 2023 our total spend on music will reach $1.791bn with a staggering $763m spent on digital distribution alone.
The number of people working as music professionals has grown moderately and is expected to remain stable over the next 5 to 2023 with around 8,000 job openings (that's about 1,600 a year).
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Thursday, 25 June 2020||10.30am to 12.00pm||Coffs Harbour Campus, Building T, Level G, Room T1.|
This is a full time, face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 14 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 36 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 7.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2.2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including rehearsals and performances, also networking and voluntary placement.
Some assessment events will require you to attend campus on other days that are not part of your regular schedule.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for:
- Learners with a Certificate III in Music Industry (CUA30915)
- Learners transitioning from University (e.g. Creative Production and/or Communication programs) to Vocational Training
- Learners who are existing practitioners with +2 years experience in music sound technology or Performance, without a relevant lower level qualification
- Unemployed people - with a minimum of 3 years of vocational experience - without a relevant lower level qualification who are transitioning to a new career
The learners will primarily be sourced from the local music industry, not to the exclusion of the state, national and international market.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
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 10.00am to 5.00pm and Wednesday 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?
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
|BSBCRT401||Articulate, present and debate ideas|
|BSBIPR401||Use and respect copyright|
|BSBSMB301||Investigate micro business opportunities|
|CUAWHS302||Apply work health and safety practices|
|CUAMCP303||Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media|
|CUAMCP402||Develop techniques for composing music|
|CUAMLT401||Notate music for performance|
|CUAMPF304||Make a music demo|
|CUAMPF401||Rehearse music for group performances|
|CUAMPF404||Perform music as part of a group|
|CUAMPF405||Develop instrumental techniques|
|CUASOU301||Undertake live audio operations|
|CUASOU406||Develop and implement sound plans|
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.
Glenreagh Street, Coffs Harbour
Phone 131 601
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