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Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

National ID: CUA50815 | State ID: AA74

 

Advance your skills in the areas of studio recording and maintenance, live sound, music technology and repairing/maintaining equipment and have the ability to set up your own studio.
Gain the skills to work in music technical/sound production as either an employee or by opening your own business or studio.

You'll learn about current music industry practices in the areas of studio recording and maintenance, live sound, music technology, music production, music arrangement and repairing/maintaining equipment.

By studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE you'll benefit from the best facilities and musical heritage in Western Australia. Since 1996 our music graduates have gone on to form bands such as Birds of Tokyo and work with bands such as Gyroscope, Karnivool and Eskimo Joe all under the guidance of our industry experienced lecturers.

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • work as an employee or set up your own business/studio
  • develop current music industry practices
  • record in a studio
  • set up and mix live sound
  • understand music technology
  • produce music
  • arrange music, and
  • repair and maintain equipment.

North Metro's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. It also means you have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.
Careers in technical/sound production are available in Western Australia, interstate and overseas.

Your Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production) prepares you for roles such as:

  • Audio-visual technician
  • Sound technician
  • Musician
  • Mix console operator.

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Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements
Study pathway
Job opportunities

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Successful completion of this qualification provides the opportunities to access traineeships within active industry bodies, music industry positions which include live sound production, studio operator, relevant radio positions, jingle production, relevant film and television positions, retail, online music development, post production, audio restoration and archiving.

For information about jobs and pathways, please see joboutlook.gov.au

Further study opportunities:

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

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Overview

Course Overview

Where Leederville
Duration

One year full time.

HowFull-Time
WhenAvailable Semester 1, 2018
Fees and charges

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Local full time students

View our 2017 Indicative Fees list 

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

Units

Core units
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Establish and maintain safe creative practiceCUAPPR505AWH20
Manage copyright arrangementsCUACMP501AWJ56
Originate and develop conceptsBSBCRT501AUI70
Provide freelance servicesCUAIND402AWI72
Elective Units - Sound Production
Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Compose music using electronic mediaCUAMCP501AWI50
Develop and implement sound plansCUASOU406AWG73
Develop techniques for composing musicCUAMCP402AWI47
Edit dialogueCUASOU408AWG71
Edit soundCUASOU407AWF35
Implement vision system designsCUAVSS502WI236
Manage the operation of stage monitor systemsCUASOU502WI213
Manage wireless audio operationsCUASOU404WI211
Mix recorded musicCUASOU409AWG72
Perform manual soldering/desoldering - electrical/electronic componentsMEM05001BW5302
Realise productionsCUAPPM502WI142
Record soundCUASOU405AWG74
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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

To study full-time in 2018 you can apply now through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

For information about applying to study in other ways, including part-time, work based and online, please visit our Apply and Enrol page.

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF Completion of WACE General or ATAR (Minimum C Grades) or equivalentCompletion of WACE General or ATAR or equivalent (minimum C Grades)Certificate III

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