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Certificate III in Music Industry

National Course Code: CUA30915

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA30915-01V01

Miller College

Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
4 Feb 2019


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Full Fee: $6,010
Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $1,580

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  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in a varied work context in the music industry, using some discretion and judgement and theoretical knowledge. They may provide support to a team.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction Work
Sets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). Achievement of the unit 'CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry' from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.

This course is full-time for one semester. To complete this course you will need to know how to use a personal computer at a proficient level. You will also need to have some musical ability or music technology experience. If you would like to be a music producer, performer or music business manager this course is for you... but.. you will have to work a bit for things as the music industry is very competitive. If this sounds like you let us help you kick-start your music industry career.

The Certificate III in Music Industry course will give you an overview of the technologies that may be used in music production and other sectors of the entertainment industry. You will also learn about how to develop yourself as a music industry professional and create your own music focused business. This course provides skills and experience consistent with the growing needs of the entertainment industry.

This program is focused on giving students the underpinning knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to undertake a wide range of jobs in a diverse and growing industry. You will be required to attend an average of 18 hours per week including attendance at workshops. Additional study will be required but you can do that off campus at a time that suits you.

You will learn through practical, work based, facilitated learning sessions. All sessions have a strong focus on the skills which industry require. Your course will be facilitated by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are active in their professional roles within the entertainment industry.

If you would like to do this course but you know of something that might get in the way of fully participating please call us to talk about how we can help you. It is important that you do this before you enroll.

Some course elective choices are available but these are limited. Please contact Sandra on 9208 7438¿ for more information.

To ensure you leave us with the most up to date qualification...

If during or after your enrolment, the course in which you are enrolled is updated in line with national industry standards, the Institute reserves the right to transition you into an alternate course. If this becomes necessary, the Institute will advise you of the change and the arrangements which will be available for you to complete your alternate course.

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Credit (or recognition) for modules/units may be granted based on previous learning, studies, work and/or life experiences. Please discuss this with the teaching section when you enrol.

CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
CUAIND303 Work effectively in the music industry
CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
CUAIND304 Plan a career in the creative arts industry
CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing
BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business
CUAMCP201 Incorporate technology into music making
CUASOU308 Install and disassemble audio equipment
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAMCP303 Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
CUAIND201 Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
CUAMPF304 Make a music demo

The above list includes units being offered at this campus and that are required to complete this qualification. Other colleges may offer different elective options. For some courses the electives will not be listed however they will be discussed during your first class. Please see www.tafensw.edu.au for the full list of elective units available within this course.

Smart and Skilled Student Fees

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 131 870 for further information and advice.

First qualification$1,320
Second qualification$1,580
Non-government subsidised fee$6,010

Trainees: From 2016 if you are starting a traineeship that is on the NSW Skills List, your Smart and Skilled fee for the whole qualification will not be more than $1,000.

When enrolling under a Smart and Skilled entitlement and where you are eligible for 100% credit from previous studies, your student fee contribution will be zero. However, you will be required to pay an administration fee for the production of your testamur.

For full details on TAFE NSW fees and money matters please visit our Paying for Your Course page.

Start Date: 4 Feb 2019

Full Time: 18 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Monday to Wednesday for 6 hours per day, time are to be confirmed (subject to changes). You will be required to attend an average of 18 hours per week including attendance at workshops. Additional study will be required.

To apply in this course, please use the Apply option or contact Sandra on 9208 7438¿ if you need us to help you enrol.

Please note: This course is offered based on demand.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI please visit www.usi.gov.au. If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI. Please advise TAFE NSW your USI number at the time of enrolment.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

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Contact by Training Services NSW
If your course has been funded by Training Services NSW under Smart and Skilled, you may be contacted by a Training Services NSW representative to discuss your experience at Western Sydney Institute.