Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Advanced Diploma   NRT
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Start date:
Mon 19 Feb 2018
 –   Ultimo
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  • Music Industry course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use wide-ranging analytical, technical, creative, conceptual and managerial skills in their chosen field in the music industry. Their knowledge base may be specialised or broad. These individuals are sometimes accountable for group outcomes.

    This qualification provides for the specialisation in Sound Production.

    Licensing/Regulatory Information
    No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers


    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Full Time
    Course type:
    Electronic Music Production
    Course start:
    Mon 19 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled, VET Student Loan
    18 Hours per week
    Indicative course cost:
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    About offering:

    This Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (ELECTRONIC MUSIC PRODUCTION) builds on skills developed in the Diploma of Sound Production (Electric Music Production). You will gain much higher skills and experience in producing finished music masters, as well as songwriting, Ableton, stagecraft, mixing, mastering, recording studio and even making music videos on your smart phone.


    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    6:30pm to 7:30pm, every Tuesday, every week, except for the holiday period of 18 December 2017 to 12 January 2018, at Ultimo College, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.07, Mary Ann Street Ultimo.
    Please email enquiries to or call (02) 9217 3711.

    Saturday 2 December, Tuesday 5 December 2017, Saturday 20 January and Tuesday 23 January 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, at Ultimo College, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.07, Mary Ann Street Ultimo.
    Includes course info sessions, career advice, free sample classes, auditions, interviews, tours of studios, performance rooms and computer labs, and enrolment help.

    For details and session bookings please email

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 18 hours of class a week over 3 days. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30am to 4:30pm; plus occasional performances in night clubs.

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

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    Fee information:


    Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit


    This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

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    Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

    The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed below. Fees are charged on the census day for each unit of study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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    Units of Study

    CodeNameStart DateEnd DateCensusAmount
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2018/02/192018/04/132018/04/03$1287.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2018/04/162018/06/082018/05/07$1287.00
    UOS VSL-Advanced Diploma of Music Industry 2018/06/122018/08/032018/07/02$1286.00


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    CUAMLT502Apply concepts of music and society to professional practice40
    CUASOU506Create a final sound balance85
    CUASOU503Develop sound designs50
    CUAPPR603Engage in the business of creative practice70
    CUAPPR505Establish and maintain safe creative practice30
    CUAMCP601Extend techniques for arranging music60
    CUAMCP602Extend techniques for composing music65
    CUAMPF502Incorporate interactive technology into performance60
    BSBMGT608Manage innovation and continuous improvement70
    BSBIPR501Manage intellectual property to protect and grow business60
    CUASOU601Manage production of sound designs50
    CUASOU602Manage production of sound recordings50
    CUAMPF602Manage stagecraft aspects of performances65
    CUASOU504Produce sound recordings100
    BSBCRT601Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity65



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