Course Start Date
23 Jul 2020
34.3 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- VET Student Loans Available
The nationally accredited Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) builds on your industry experience in performance, composition and music production. Enhance your practice, theory and performance technique, collaborate with other musicians and build lifelong music industry networks.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:
- Live solo and group performance
- Song writing and composition
- Music software and hardware
- Music theory
- Freelance business skills
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Fine-tune the abilities and talents needed to get ahead:
- Attention to detail
- Punctuality and commitment to your craft
- Performance and refining your practice
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Diploma level
- The skills you need to work as a sole-trader or freelancer in the music industry
- Pathways to continue your performance career
- Live performance
- Songwriting and composition
- Music production
- Music distribution
- Music tuition
GROW YOUR CAREER
Hit the right career notes and continue onto our TAFE NSW music study pathway with the Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance).
The Diploma of Music (Performance) also offers pathways to qualifications through Western Sydney University, the University of Newcastle and Southern Cross University.
Australia is the sixth largest music market in the world. According to PwC, by 2023 Australians will spend a total of 1.791 billion on music, with a staggering 763 million spent on digital distribution alone.
By enrolling in a music qualification at TAFE NSW you will keep music traditions alive and create new, fresh sound for generations to come.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Every Monday from 29 June 2020 to 27 July 2020||1.30pm to 2.30pm||Join Information Session here|
|Every Wednesday from 1 July 2020 to 29 July 2020||1.30pm to 2.30pm||Join Information Session here|
Thursday, 2 July 2020 | 10.30am to 12.30pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Friday, 3 July 2020 | 10.30am to 12.30pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Thursday, 9 July 2020 | 10.30am to 12.30pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
Friday, 10 July 2020 | 10.30am to 12.30pm | Newcastle Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room 8
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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 18.3 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 8.3 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including preparing for gigs, listening to music, writing music/lyrics, going to gigs and events 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:
- have significant experience in performing and songwriting
- want to learn more about the relationship between music and new technologies
- have a basic understanding of Pro Tools editing software
- are existing practitioners with a min of 3+ years experience in performance, without a lower level qualification
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- 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 Thursday and Friday, from 8.30am 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.
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|
|20NEW01172||UOS 1 - CUA50815||23 Jul 2020||25 Sep 2020||07 Sep 2020||$1,354.00|
|20NEW01173||UOS 2 - CUA50815||14 Sep 2020||23 Oct 2020||06 Oct 2020||$1,354.00|
|20NEW01174||UOS 3 - CUA50815||12 Oct 2020||11 Dec 2020||02 Nov 2020||$1,352.00|
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.
Find out more about Applying and Enrolling
|BSBCRT501||Originate and develop concepts|
|CUACMP501||Manage copyright arrangements|
|CUAIND402||Provide freelance services|
|CUAPPR505||Establish and maintain safe creative practice|
|BSBPMG512||Manage project time|
|BSBPMG522||Undertake project work|
|CUAMCP401||Develop techniques for arranging music|
|CUAMCP402||Develop techniques for composing music|
|CUAMPF401||Rehearse music for group performances|
|CUAMPF402||Develop and maintain stagecraft skills|
|CUAMPF405||Develop instrumental techniques|
|CUAMPF403||Develop repertoire as part of a backup group|
|CUAMPF410||Perform music from written notation|
|CUAMPF501||Prepare a program for performance|
|CUAMPF504||Perform improvisation for audiences|
|CUAMPF505||Develop technical skills and expand repertoire|
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.Enrol Now
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