Statement of Attainment in Ableton Fundamentals

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 –   Ultimo
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  • Ableton Fundamentals course details

    Course description and aims

    In this Ableton Fundamentals course, you can improve your existing skills or start learning from scratch with no prior ability in music production at all. Wherever you are at now, your teacher will help you get to the next level. Students will gain the base level competencies required by a worker in the Music and Performing Arts industry to use Ableton Live software for music production. They will also acquire the skills, knowledge and experience to create commercially viable records which can be sold and broadcast, as well as licensed for TV and film.

    From zero to hero, with no previous experience, you will learn to create your music in Ableton Live. This is the industry standard music production software for electronic music, and continues to grow faster than any other DAW platform. It includes one of the most powerful samplers, time-warping and pitch shifting, as well and a vast array of instruments, filters and effects, built right in. Artists like Flume, Skrillex and Nine Inch Nails use it, as well as stars of hiphop, pop, dubstep, house, drum & bass, chillwave, ambient and glitch-hop. But itÂ’s great for organic music too. Tame Impala used it for their last two award-winning albums, including the guitar driven rock album Innerspeaker, and the more synth oriented Currents.

    You will learn composition techniques, editing, mixing, and how to harness the full capabilities of Ableton. By the end of this course you will create music as a final product ready for consumption.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Music producer, recording engineer, composer, DJ, beat maker, recording artist, record producer, demo doctor, songwriter, and working in a professional studio, home studio or club.

    Recommended Pathways

    Music Industry Sound Production (Electronic Music) courses at Certificate II, Certificate III, Certificate IV, Diploma or Advanced Diploma level.

    Skill sets

    Ableton Fundamentals

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    This course is available to Australian Citizens or Australian Permanent Residents who are over 15 years of age, have left school and live or work in NSW.

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Day
    Course start:
    Tue 23 Jan 2018
    Course duration:
    2 Weeks
    17 Hours per week
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    About offering:


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

    Every Tuesday, from 16 January, at 6:30pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, corner Jones Street Mall and Mary Ann Street, Ultimo, Building M, Level 1, Room M1.07.

    Saturday 20 January and Tuesday 23 January 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, at Ultimo College, Building M, Mary Ann Street Ultimo. Signs will direct you to free sample classes, info sessions, career advice, auditions, interviews, tours of studios, performance rooms and computer labs, and enrolment help. For details or other help please email or call (02) 9217 3711.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend 3 days per week for 2 weeks. Your timetable is: Tuesday 9:30am to 1:30pm on 23 January, then 9:30am to 4:30pm on Wednesday, Thursday, and the following Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    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).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling:

    Fee information:


    This course is fully government-subsidised for eligible students, meaning you won't have to pay any course fees. It is part of a program to help people develop the skills they need to get a job, undertake entry level qualifications or transition to a new job.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    BSBCRT301Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills40
    CUASOU304Prepare audio assets30
    ICTICT308Use advanced features of computer applications40



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