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Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
National Course Code: CUA50815
TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA50815-03V01
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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.
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 course is suited to those who are establishing themselves in the music industry and would like to formalise their music industry skills and knowledge.
The duration of this Diploma course is two semesters of online delivery and assessment.
The Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business) covers a broad range of the skills required to succed in the music industry. These include copyright and royalties, gig booking, artist management and promotion, the structure and roles in the music industry, genre studies and music industry career planning.
The course will require weekly contact with our learning facilitators and a high degree of literacy, numeracy and self direction from the participants. Students are required to undertake weekly course related learning and assessment activities. This course is suited to those who are establishing themselves in the music industry and would like to formalise their music industry skills and knowledge.
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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.
||Manage budgets and financial plans
||Manage copyright arrangements
||Manage distribution of music and associated products
||Manage the promotion of creative acts
||Write about music
||Undertake marketing activities
||Source funding for projects
||Manage licensing and assignment of works
||Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice
||Select event venues and sites
||Originate and develop concepts
||Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
||Apply music industry knowledge
||Develop artists and repertoire
||Establish and maintain safe creative practice
||Plan social media engagement
||Provide freelance services
||Manage artists and their careers
||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.
|Code||Name||Start Date||End Date||Census Date||Amount|
|19NIR00964||Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS1||4 Feb 2019||12 Apr 2019||4 Mar 2019||$1,015|
|19NIR00967||Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS2||29 Apr 2019||21 Jun 2019||3 Jun 2019||$1,015|
|19NIR00970||Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS3||22 Jul 2019||27 Sep 2019||5 Aug 2019||$1,015|
|19NIR00973||Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)-UOS4||14 Oct 2019||6 Dec 2019||4 Nov 2019||$1,015|
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: 4 Feb 2019
Online: 31 hours per week x 36 Weeks
This offering is online delivery and assessment. Students are required to undertake weekly course related learning and assessment activities.
To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option.
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.
19NIR-114 S:4/2/2019 E:6/12/2019
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