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  • CUA20620

Certificate II in Music Industry

At a glance

At a glance

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.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Music Retail Assistant
  • Studio Assistant
  • Entry Level Performer
  • Entry Level Producer
  • Stagehand
  • Road Crew
COURSE OUTCOME

CUA20620 Certificate II in Music Industry

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Course overview

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.

Units

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

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
BSBTWK201
Work effectively with others
BSBWHS211
Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
CUAIND211
Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
Performance Stream
CUAMCP211
Incorporate technology into music making
CUAMLT211
Develop musical ideas and knowledge
CUAMPF111
Develop skills to play or sing music
CUAMPF211
Perform simple musical pieces
CUAMPF212
Incorporate music technology into performances
Sound Production Stream
CUAMCP211
Incorporate technology into music making
CUASOU211
Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
CUASOU212
Perform basic sound editing
CUASOU213
Assist with sound recordings
CUASTA212
Assist with bump in and bump out of shows

Note: For some courses, not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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.

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

Payment options

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.

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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
Important Information

Important Information


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, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. 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.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

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. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland