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CUA50820 Diploma of Music

National ID CUA50820 State ID BGV2

The music industry is vibrant and constantly growing, with an ever-increasing strength of WA acts being heard at a national and international level.

The Diploma of Music Industry provides participants with the skills to break into the wider music industry. Students will gain the knowledge and support to extend their career outside of their hometown and gain state or national exposure. Participants will extend their industry knowledge, negotiate contracts, manage copyright arrangements, and build on their performance techniques and repertoire.

music student mixing audio

CampusesBroome Campus.

Study Mode On campus.


Throughout this course, students will:

  • Extend their skills as a musician, both in group and solo settings
  • Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement to their work and career
  • Manage copyright
  • Build their studio and live engineering skills
  • Negotiate contracts
  • Build sound engineering skills in live and studio settings
  • Incorporate music technology into their compositions
  • Produce sound recordings
  • Build and extend their career in the music industry

Students will gain skills in: 

  • Develop performance programs  
  • Performance leadership 
  • Expertise in creative fields 
  • Copyright arrangements 
  • Instrumental skills with an expanded repertoire 
  • Songwriting 
  • Produce sounds recording 
  • Mix audio and recorded music 
  • Live audio 
  • Promotion of creative acts 
  • Managing artists and their careers 
  • Self-care in the music industry
  • you have some in-depth experience working in an area of specialisation within the music industry. This may include, but is not limited to, musicians, songwriters, sound engineers and artist managers. 
  • you may have been working in the Music Industry for an extended period of time but are interested in building and maintaining currency and expertise

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 ​two semesters with a total of 1000 hours training.

Students will also be required to complete an additional minimum of 14 hours of self-paced study per week, which includes daily practice on their instrument of specialisation. Self-paced practice will be recorded in their Music Practice Record Books and monitored by the lecturer who will provide formative feedback and guidance throughout the duration of the course. 

There are also provide one on one or small group support for learners as the need is identified by either the learner or the lecturer. This will include providing access to the music studio, including instruments, equipment and recording studio outside of scheduled class times. This would normally be approximately 160 hours throughout the course. 

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.

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Duration 2 semesters
When Date 2024
Where Broome Campus

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