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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

  • National Course Code: CUA40915
  • TAFE NSW code: CUA40915-04V02-22GRA-002

Location – Grafton (Sound Production)

Attendance

Full Time

Delivery

Combination

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

11 Hours per week

Duration

1 year

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

Course Details

The nationally recognised Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) equips you with the skills to record artists, work on post-production projects, explore sound design, edit audio and collaborate with filmmakers and podcast creators in industry-standard spaces.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:

  • Record in a studio environment
  • Work with live sound
  • Master music software and hardware
  • Utilise music business skills
  • Mix audio post-production
  • Manage work, health and safety practices

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:

  • Creativity
  • Problem-solving skills
  • An interest in sound production and/or electronic music
  • Initiative and willingness to practice techniques
  • Critical thinking and constructive feedback skills
  • Collaborative teamwork skills

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course provides you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
  • A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities

Career opportunities:

  • Music producer
  • Sound engineer
  • Post-production editor
  • Project collaborator

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further with the:

  • Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)
  • Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

This course is superseded.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

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

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • Experience using a PC or Mac computer
  • Some experience using computer-based recording software such as Logic, Ableton, Pro Tools, Cubase or similar and/or some experience in live sound
  • Completed the Certificate III in Music Industry or have equivalent skills and knowledge in sound recording

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

Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Combind course. You must attend approximately 11 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 8 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.

The course will run 3 days a week fo 1 year.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

This is a ONE YEAR course.
Students will be transition into the new course in mid 2022.
Students will continue to attend classes to course complete this qualification until 6 Dec 2022.
Information regarding the transition into the new course will be communicated once the course has commenced.

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 currently scheduled on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday with day classes . Attendance timetable is indicative and cannot be confirmed until just prior to delivery.

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

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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

Enrolments for this course have now closed.

Enquire now and we will contact you when enrolments open. Visit our Online Courses to view our range of study options that you can start anytime.

Core Units
Number Title
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices
Elective Units
Number Title
CUAMCP303 Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
CUASOU301 Undertake live audio operations
CUASOU401 Mix live audio
CUASOU405 Record sound
CUASOU406 Develop and implement sound plans
CUASOU408 Edit dialogue
CUASOU409 Mix recorded music
CUASOU502 Manage the operation of stage monitor systems
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.

Course Location

Grafton (Sound Production)
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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