Certificate III in Music

Jobs and Skills WA: Creative 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. 

Apprenticeship or Traineeship
VET for secondary students
Industry: Creative Industries
National course code: CUA30920 | WA State ID: BGU4

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If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

This course can be studied face-to-face or completely online, from the comfort of your own home!

This course is suitable for participants who have mastered basic instrumental skills and are interested in building their career in the music industry. Students will develop their songwriting skills, master stagecraft and build their music business skills. 

    Students studying face-to-face will:

    • Build sound engineering skills in live and studio settings
    • Write original songs
    • Make a music demo recording of their original work
    • Build their ensemble skills, working with fellow students to rehearse and perform music
    • Create basic marketing material to kick-start their career

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of competencies in various work contexts in the music industry. They use some discretion, judgement and theoretical knowledge, and may undertake routine activities and provide support to a team or work group. They may work in music performance, sound production and music creation and composition within the music business.


    Margaret River

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