(CUA40915) Certificate IV in Music Industry – Performance

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CRICOS Code
096241M
AQF Code
CUA40915
Course Duration
42 weeks
Location
Launceston
Intake Dates
February
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
$11,700
Additional Course Costs
None
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Prerequisites
None

Course Overview

This course is for people who wish to gain employment in the music industry, and/or refine skills and knowledge related to music performance in a wide variety of styles and genres.

This Certificate IV course can lead to further musical studies, and is an opportunity to gain skills, knowledge, contacts, and increase employment prospects in the local and national music industry.

Music is both an industry and an art form, meeting cultural and recreational needs while also offering employment opportunities across many sectors: recording, publishing, retail, radio, television, film, video, advertising, computer software, multimedia, teaching, and of course, performance.

This qualification is suitable for people wishing to gain employment in the music industry, expand their knowledge of music and gain a qualification, or, as an introduction to tertiary musical studies.

Students will:

  • Perform music within the general community and work on real and simulated industry experiences.
  • Be required to work independently (with guidance) on personal music performance skills.
  • Work in studio environments recording and producing individual projects and in collaboration with others.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Skilled musicians such as instrumentalists, vocalists, ensemble and solo performers.
  • Composers, Advertising jingle writers, musical directors and music librarians.
  • Music Teaching – schools, higher education and private studios.
  • Music Media – music critics, musicologists and researchers, music journalists and on air presenters.

Pathways to further study

Course Structure

Classroom delivery of theoretical aspects, technical information, and research and analysis activities. Students will perform Music within the general community and work on real and simulated industry experiences. Students will work in studio environments recording and producing individual projects and in collaboration with others.

To achieve a CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry –Performance, 14 units must be successfully completed.   These include 4 core units, 7 performance units and 3 electives.  Electives are selected based on industry and/or employer consultation.

Core Units

BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro-business opportunities
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Performance Units

CUAMCP402  Develop Techniques for Composing Music
CUAMLT401  Notate Music for Performance
CUAMPF304  Make a Music Demo
CUAMPF305  Develop Improvisation Skills
CUAMPF401  Rehearse Music for Group Performances
CUAMPF402  Develop and Maintain Stagecraft Skills
CUAMPF404  Perform Music as Part of a Group

Elective Units

CUAMLT301  Develop and Apply Aural Perception Skills
ICTWEB201  Use Social Media Tools for Collaboration and Engagement
CUASOU306  Operate sound Reinforcement Systems

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.

Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Written and verbal questioning
  • Workplace Documents
  • Written assignments
  • Observations on the job and/or in a simulated assessment environment
  • Projects
  • Presentations
  • Self and peer assessments
  • Role plays

What will I need to bring?

  • Hearing protection (ear muffs/ear plugs)
  • Note taking resources (pens, paper, etc.)
  • Personal musical instrument in some cases

Outcome

CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry – Performance

 

No Pre-requisites except IELTS score