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 III in Music Industry provides students with an opportunity to enhance their musical performance and production abilities. 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
Students will gain skills in:
- Technical musical performance skills
- Copyright arrangements
- Create simple musical compositions
- Write song lyrics
- Live audio
- Record and mix basic music demos
- Music business skills
- You have some experience and want to develop further skills in the music industry
- You have worked in entry level jobs within the music industry including but not limited to, musicians, roadies, studio assistants and sound assistants.
North Regional TAFE will deliver this program of structured face to face training at the Broome Campus Music Studio for two days per week over a period of one semester with a total amount of 420 training hours.
You will be required to complete an additional minimum of 10 hours of self-paced study per week, which includes daily practice on your instrument of specialisation.
Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.
Students must have access to their own instrument/s of specialisation for self-paced personal practice time. Where relevant, students will need to attend sessions outside of scheduled training to participate in performances at live music venues.
|National ID||Unit title|
|CUACMP311||Implement copyright arrangements|
|CUAIND313||Work effectively in the music industry|
|CUAIND314||Plan a career in the creative arts industry|
|National ID||Unit title|
|BSBESB301||Investigate business opportunities|
|CUAMCP311||Create simple musical compositions|
|CUAMCP312||Write song lyrics|
|CUAMLT302||Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice|
|CUAMPF312||Prepare for musical performances|
|CUAMPF412||Develop and apply stagecraft skills|
|CUAMPF416||Perform music as a soloist|
|ICTWEB306||Develop web presence using social media|
This qualification prepares you for roles such as:
- Production technician
- Instrumental/vocal tutor
- Audio operator
Job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab) or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab) .
Our estimated fees are based on:
- Full time study in 2023
- A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
- For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website
These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.