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Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

National Course Code: CUA50815

TAFE NSW Course Number: CUA50815-02V01


Study Type:
Full Time

Start Date:
23 Jul 2018


36 weeks

Nominal Hours:

Indicative Cost: $4,060

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

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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 Sound Production. To achieve this specialisation, the following additional packaging rules must be adhered to:
* 6 elective units must be selected from Group B.

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.

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 duration of this Diploma course is two semesters (one year) of full time attendance.

This course is one year (2 semesters) full time. The Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) provides students with a comprehensive overview of the technologies that may be used in music production and other sectors of the entertainment industry. 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. Students learn through practical, hands on classes and exercises in classrooms, recording studios and other locations. All classes have a strong focus on the skills which industry require During your training at Entertainment Nirimbayou will be taught and supervised by highly qualified, experienced teachers who are active in their professional roles within the entertainment industry.

For more information about WSI Entertainment, 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.

Are there any additional entry requirements?

A number of courses may require prospective students to provide additional information such as documentation, an expression of interest, evidence that you are already employed as an apprentice, or preferred prior study (or equivalent).

All applicants must undertake an interview before being offered a place in this course. We will contact you to arrange a time when we receive your course application. Interviews can be conducted in person or via telephone.

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.

CUAMCP402 Develop techniques for composing music
CUASOU406 Develop and implement sound plans
ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts
CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing
CUASOU503 Develop sound designs
CUAIND402 Provide freelance services
CUASOU405 Record sound
CUASOU506 Create a final sound balance
CUACMP501 Manage copyright arrangements
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice
CUASOU505 Implement sound designs
CUAMCP501 Compose music using electronic media
CUASOU407 Edit sound
CUAMPF409 Perform music using digital media
CUASOU409 Mix recorded 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.

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

CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensus DateAmount
18NIR01226Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) - UOS123 Jul 201828 Sep 20183 Sep 2018$1,015
18NIR01229Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) - UOS215 Oct 20187 Dec 20185 Nov 2018$1,015
19NIR00353Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) - UOS34 Feb 201912 Apr 20194 Mar 2019$1,015
19NIR00356Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) - UOS429 Apr 201921 Jun 20193 Jun 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: 23 Jul 2018

Full Time: 18 hours per week x 36 Weeks

Monday to Thursday. You will be required to attend an average of 18 hours per week including attendance at performances and workshops. Additional study may be required. (subject to change)

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 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-210 S:23/7/2018 E:21/6/2019

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