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Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance) (CUA30915)


Live Performance

WSI Entertainment takes an industry based approach to live performance. Weekly rehearsals lead to a series of performances at our on campus venue as well as various venues across Western Sydney. Certificate III students will guided by the experienced performance teachers as they introduce students to the ins and outs of live performance. This includes basic rehearsal technique, timing and pitching, learning songs and putting a set together. The emphasis is on teamwork and making performance an enjoyable experience.

Vocal or Instrumental Studies

Each student will attend a class a week on their chosen instrument or voice. In small workshops, students will get the benefit of experienced performers to work on the technical aspects of their craft.

Music Technology

This is an important part of being a modern musician. Students will work with Logic Pro X in our Digital Audio Lab and learn the basics of creating music using software.


Students are introduced to the combination of lyrics, melodies, chords and structures that go to creating great songs. With a workshop approach students will created their own songs through both individual work and collaboration with their classmates.

Music Theory

Music theory starts from the very beginning in Certificate III and is taught in two ways. Aural classes concentrate on ear training, where students learn to recognise and notate intervals, chords, melodies and rhythms. Notation classes concentrate on scales, chord theory, key signatures and the basics of creating scores

Music Business

These online supported units cover the basics of music copyright and give the students an idea of the jobs that make up the Music Industry

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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.