Certificate II in Music

Jobs and Skills WA: Music courses
Ready for a career in the music industry?

If you'd love to work in the music industry — here, or anywhere in the world, the Certificate II in Music Industry is a great introduction to a musical career in either performance or sound production. This is an exciting and hands on course where you'll get to work with and learn from other creative people. 

You'll receive a great overview of the creative arts industry, the music sector in particular, and learn about the technical equipment and computers used in music making. You'll also learn how to record and transform sound, and produce a demo track. Depending on where your focus is — performance or sound production — you’ll gain the skills you need to confidently play, sing and perform, or assist with sound recording and editing. 


Aboriginal school-based traineeship (ABST)
Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
VET for secondary students
Industry: Creative Industries
National course code: CUA20620 | WA State ID: BGV8

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Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

Gain the practical knowledge to enhance your musical and production skills.

This course introduces basic musical and sound concepts. Electives will focus on song writing and performance within ensembles, recording and mixing within the studio and live environments and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

This course in only offered in semester 1 each year.

The music industry has a rich history in the North West providing a tool for expression, social and emotional well-being, and cultural identity.

The Certificate II in Music Industry is an entry-level qualification, providing participants with strong foundation skills upon which to build musical and production abilities. Students will receive an introduction to the music business, gain technical skills on their instrument of specialisation and learn the basics of audio engineering, including recording.

Participants will also build their ensemble skills, working with fellow students to rehearse and perform music. Upon completion of this qualification, students will have a good understanding of the music industry and best practices.

When you complete this course, you will be ready for a career in the music industry. You will have the skills and knowledge to enhance your current musical skills for performance purposes. You can choose to learn skills that enable you to play music or sing, develop a demo recording, use technical equipment and computers, record and transform sound and prepare yourself for performance.


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