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Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)

National Course Code: CUA50815

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA50815-03V01


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Start Date:
23 Jul 2018


18 months

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Indicative Cost: $4,060

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • VET Student Loans Available

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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 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.

This qualification provides for specialisation in Music Business. To achieve this specialisation, the following additional packaging rules must be adhered to:
* 6 elective units must be selected from Group C.

Licensing/Regulatory Information
National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work
The National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels:
CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform dogging
CPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic level
CPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate level
CPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.

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 program will build on the skills students have developed in their previous studies or from their experiences in the Entertainment industry,

You explore the world of artist development and management, events and touring, music licensing and distribution, writing skills for the music industry, securing funding for projects and the all important financial management skills.

For more information about WSI Entertainment, visit:
http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/ or

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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.

BSBFIM501 Manage budgets and financial plans
CUAIND402 Provide freelance services
CUAMLT502 Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice
BSBMKG527 Plan social media engagement
CUAMGT401 Manage distribution of music and associated products
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
BSBSMB401 Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
CUAMGT403 Manage licensing and assignment of works
CUAWRT503 Write about music
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAFIM501 Source funding for projects
CUAMKG501 Manage the promotion of creative acts
CUACMP501 Manage copyright arrangements
CUAMGT501 Manage artists and their careers
SITXEVT502 Select event venues and sites
BSBMKG414 Undertake marketing activities
CUAIND501 Apply music industry knowledge
CUAPPM403 Coordinate touring arrangements

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.

The indicative cost of this course is $4,060.

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18NIR01309Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS123 Jul 20182 Nov 20183 Sep 2018$812
18NIR01312Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS229 Oct 20188 Feb 20193 Dec 2018$812
19NIR00483Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS311 Feb 201917 May 20194 Mar 2019$812
19NIR00486Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS420 May 201930 Aug 20191 Jul 2019$812
19NIR00489Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS526 Aug 20196 Dec 20198 Oct 2019$812

Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan. If you meet the eligibility 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.

If you would like more information about VET Student Loans please visit the TAFE NSW website or contact us on 131 870.

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

Start Date: 23 Jul 2018

Online: 14 hours per week x 18 Months

Fully online and self paced. You will be using the WSI Online website to access the learning materials. Your teachers will be available for assistance, feedback and marking during normal semester times. Antipated duration is 18 months.

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.

You can also enrol in person with our customer service staff, in Building T13 at the TAFE NSW Nirimba.
Please note: This course is offered based on demand.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI 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.

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

18NIR-202 S:23/7/2018 E:6/12/2019

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