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Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance)

National Course Code: CUA30915

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA30915-04V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
5 Feb 2018


18 weeks

Nominal Hours:

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

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  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Government Subsidised
  • Traineeship

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.

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.

This qualification provides for the specialisation in Performance.

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.

You will be required to attend an average of 17 hours per week including attendance at performances and workshops. Additional study may be required. The timetable for this course will be available at http://entertainment.wsi.tafensw.edu.au/current-students/timetables/ and will be available the week prior to course commencement.

The Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance) provides students with a comprehensive overview of the Music Industry. Topics include live perfromance, instrumental and vocal studies, music technology, songwriting, composition, music theory and music industry studies.

We offer tours of our facilities by appointment. Please contact us on entertainment.wsi@det.nsw.edu.au for bookings Monday to Friday.

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

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.

CUAIND303 Work effectively in the music industry
CUAMLT303 Notate music
CUAMCP302 Write song lyrics
CUAMPF301 Develop technical skills in performance
CUAMCP303 Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUAMLT301 Develop and apply aural perception skills
CUAMCP301 Compose simple songs or musical pieces
CUAMPF203 Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music

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.

For details of all fees, please see the Fees and Financial Assistance page on our website at http://wsi.tafensw.edu.au/enrolling/fees-and-financial-assistance/withdrawing-and-refunds/

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: 5 Feb 2018

Full Time: 17 hours per week x 18 Weeks

Monday to Thursday for classes, live performances, workshops and recording sessions (subject to change). Click here for timetable link: http://wsi.tafensw.edu.au/specialist-centres/music-and-entertainment/current-students/

This course requires an audition on an intrument or voice or both. This can be done on campus or via video.

To register your interest in this course, please use the Apply option, enter your details and you will be contacted about an audition time. . Once enrolments are open for 2018 we will contact you to finalise your enrolment.

Please note:

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.

Please note: This course offering is based on demand

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