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CUA20620

Certificate II in Music

Take the first step towards a career in the music industry with this entry-level course. Develop the foundation skills needed to work as a junior sound assistant or music assistant.

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NEXT INTAKE TAFE at School: South Bank Start date: 30 Jan 2023 Duration: 4 terms
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY TAFE at School
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
TAFE at School Full Fee
$2,755

Course overview

Take the first step towards a career in the music industry with this entry-level course. Develop the foundation skills needed to work as a junior sound assistant or music assistant.

The creative arts industry plays an important role in Australia's economy. According to the Australian Government's MySkills service, it contributes over $10 billion to the our economy and employs nearly 100,000 people. The emergence of new technologies and wide range of job prospects available mean this is an exciting industry to be a part of.

This course will give you a basic knowledge of the music, performing arts, and creative arts industries. From the electives you choose you can start to develop skills in music literacy, musical performance, or audio and sound production. At TAFE Queensland our teachers are industry professionals, meaning you learn from the best in the field in our state-of-the-art facilities.

This course will give you the basic knowledge and skills required for entry-level work in the music industry. You will also be prepared to pursue further studies.

What can I do?

  • Music Retail Assistant
  • Studio Assistant
  • Entry Level Performer
  • Entry Level Producer
  • Stagehand
  • Road Crew

Course outcome:

CUA20620 Certificate II in Music

Get your break

From Q Music award winners to Aria chart toppers and successful touring musicians, our hall of fame is forever growing. With a combination of state-of-the-art studios and teachers with strong industry connections, our students are equipped with the know-how to get their big break.

Industry-relevant teachers

Our teaching staff are at the top of their game and are still heavily involved in the industry. This means you're being taught by people who know what employers are looking for and where the sector is headed.

What you will study

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 5 elective units from the list below. 

  • UNIT CODE
  • UNIT NAME

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBTWK201
    Work effectively with others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBTWK201
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work cooperatively with others and deal effectively with issues, problems and conflict.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Work effectively with others

  • UNIT CODE
  • BSBWHS211
    Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
    UNIT CODE :
    BSBWHS211
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others, and to assist in responding to incidents.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Contribute to the health and safety of self and others

  • UNIT CODE
  • CUAIND211
    Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
    UNIT CODE :
    CUAIND211
    Unit description :
    This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop and apply basic creative arts industry knowledge to industry practices.
  • UNIT NAME
  • Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Sound Production: Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $2,755
South Bank
30 Jan 2023
4 terms
Music Performance: Part time 1 day per week
Classroom
  • TAFE at School Full Fee: $2,755

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Certificate II in Music (CUA20620)

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Certificate II in Music

COURSE CODE: CUA20620
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

No specific resources are required to successfully complete this course.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Acrobat Reader. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers

Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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