Course Start Date
10 Feb 2020
Hours Per Week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
This course provides for a Diploma of Music Industry with a specialsiation in Sound Production. Please enrol in a different course if you wish to achieve Diploma of Music Industry with a generalist outcome or different specialisation.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work, and/or that of a team, in their chosen field in the music industry.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
Date: Tuesday, 19 November 2019 Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
Date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2019 Time: 10.00am to 1.00am OR 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
Date: Tuesday, 21 January 2020 Time: 10.00am to 1.00am OR 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
Date: Tuesday, 28 January 2020 Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
Date: Tuesday, 4 February 2020 Time: 6.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Ultimo Campus, Building M, level 1, Room M1:05
If you're unable to attend and would like to schedule an alternative time to visit, please phone Customer Service on 131 601 or email SydneyCDIMusic@tafensw.edu.au
Come in for free sample classes in Music Performance, Recording Studio, Electronic Music Production (Ableton), and Music Business, as well as career advice and enrolment help, at Ultimo College, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.5, corner of Mary Ann St & Jones St Mall, in Ultimo. Tuesday 10 December, 10:00am to 1:00pm Tuesday 21 January, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Keep an eye out for updates and register to attend at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest
STUDY COMMITMENT This is a full time face to face course. You will need to attend approximately 16 hours of class, over 3 days a week, for 33 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 12 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 10.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including study, practice, assignment preparation, and industry events.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
Electronic Music is the focus of this Diploma of Music Industry
Starting from scratch you will gain skills and knowledge at creating music of any style in the computer, using Ableton Live. You will build skills and knowledge in being a music producer, engineer, self-produced recording artist, and DJ. You may also progress to our Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) focused on Electronic Music, to become a real professional, releasing records, doing live sets, and even creating a professional music video on your phone.
TAFE NSW Music at the Ultimo Campus is an Ableton Certified Training Center with two staff who are Ableton Certified Trainers.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Additional timetables may also be offered, please email SydneyCDIMusic@tafensw.edu.au if you have specific requirements or questions.
We typically offer 3 groups of classes where the timetable differs by the days of the week you should attend. For example Group A: Mon, Tue, Wed. Group B: Wed, Thur, Fri, Group C: Tue, Wed, Thur. Indicative timetables only. All students should attend classes for 16 hours per week.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
The Music section at Ultimo Campus has numerous Apple Mac computers, rehearsal rooms, pianos, guitars & drumkits. These facilities can be booked to use by enrolled students.
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday from 9.30am to 12.30pm and Wednesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 4.30pm. 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.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE
This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.
To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:
- Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
- Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
- A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
- A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
- Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
A computer (Mac or PC) with Ableton Live software is useful for your studies and available for a reduced price as a student. You will have use of these during classes. It also might be beneficial for you to have access to other gear outside of class, such as a keyboard controller.
Find out more about VET Student Loans
Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.
The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.
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
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|20ULT01896||UOS 1-CUA50815-20ULT-313-SSVSL||10 Feb 2020||09 Apr 2020||06 Apr 2020||$1,015.00|
|20ULT01899||UOS 2-CUA50815-20ULT-313-SSVSL||27 Apr 2020||19 Jun 2020||01 Jun 2020||$1,015.00|
|20ULT01902||UOS 3-CUA50815-20ULT-313-SSVSL||20 Jul 2020||25 Sep 2020||03 Aug 2020||$1,015.00|
|20ULT01905||UOS 4-CUA50815-20ULT-313-SSVSL||12 Oct 2020||04 Dec 2020||02 Nov 2020||$1,015.00|
Applying 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. As you progress through the application and enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|CUAPPR505||Establish and maintain safe creative practice|
|CUAIND402||Provide freelance services|
|CUACMP501||Manage copyright arrangements|
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts|
|CUASOU506||Create a final sound balance|
|CUASOU505||Implement sound designs|
|CUASOU503||Develop sound designs|
|CUASOU409||Mix recorded music|
|CUAMPF502||Incorporate interactive technology into performance|
|CUAMPF402||Develop and maintain stagecraft skills|
|CUAMCP502||Compose music for screen|
|CUAMCP501||Compose music using electronic media|
|CUAMCP402||Develop techniques for composing music|
|CUAMCP401||Develop techniques for arranging music|
Relevant job roles may include working as head live sound and studio technicians, stage and/or production managers.
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.Apply Now
Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601
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