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Certificate II in Music

National ID: CUA20620 | State ID: BGV8

Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

Gain the practical knowledge to enhance your musical and production skills.

This course introduces basic musical and sound concepts. Electives will focus on song writing and performance within ensembles, recording and mixing within the studio and live environments and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

This course in only offered in semester 1 each year.

Gain these skills

  • Play music or sing to make a music demo
  • Use technical equipment and computers
  • Record and edit sound
  • Prepare yourself for performance

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further Study Option(s)

 Certificate III in Music (Performance)

Certificate III in Music (Sound Production)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Advanced Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

National ID: CUA60520 | State ID: AC79

Fine-tune your sound career

Achieve high level skills in the live sound, film and studio production areas of the music industry with this Advanced Diploma qualification.

Through this course, you will develop your wide ranging analytical, technical and creative skills. You will develop and produce your own recording projects, under the guidance of highly experienced industry mentors.

 Gain these skills

  • Live sound engineering
  • Studio sound engineering and production
  • Film sound composition and production

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Performing Arts Technician | Performing Arts Road Manager | Sound Technician

Other job titles may include:

  • Sound Engineer

  • Studio and Film Sound Producer

  • Musical Director

  • Record Producer

  • Digital Sound Networks Operator

  • Music Producer

  • Sound Designer

  • Music Business Manager 

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Advanced Diploma of Music (Performance)

National ID: CUA60520 | State ID: AC77

Refine your talent

Successful completion of the Advanced Diploma of Music (Performance) will give you high level skills in performance, song arranging, composition and stagecraft technique.

Through this course you will develop your analytical, performance and creative skills under the guidance of highly experienced industry lecturers and mentors. You will refine your skills as a songwriter and performer, developing, producing and releasing your own recording product which is your calling card to the music industry.

 Gain these skills

  • Stagecraft and live performance, working in industry venues and broadcast radio
  • Composition and arranging
  • Networking with industry professionals such as promoters, publishers, venue bookers, producers, artists and songwriters

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Musician | Instrumentalist

Singer | Vocalist

Music Professionals

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

National ID: CUA50820 | State ID: AC74

Get ready to pursue an exciting career in sound production in the WA music industry

Advance your music skills with this course. You'll learn about current music industry practices in the areas of studio recording and maintenance, live sound, music production, music arrangement, music technology and repairing/maintaining equipment and have the ability to set up your own studio.

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.

North Metro's focus on industry relevancy means practical course content geared towards getting you a career. You'll learn from our industry experienced lecturers and have an opportunity to network with real professionals who could increase your chances of employment during or after study.

Gain these skills

  • Develop current music industry practices
  • Record in a studio
  • Set up and mix live sound
  • Understand music technology
  • Produce music
  • Basic video and audio editing

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Sound Technician | Audio Operator | Re-Recording Mixer | Sound Editor | Sound Effects Person | Sound Mixer | Sound Recordist

Other job titles may include:

  • Sound Designer 
  • Mix Console Operator 
  • Audio-Visual Technician 

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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

Diploma of Music (Performance)

National ID: CUA50820 | State ID: AC73

Join our impressive list of music graduates

The Diploma of Music Industry (Performance) will provide you with instrumental/vocal technique and performance skills, music literacy and aural training and music analysis. You'll acquire the skills to perform in an ensemble, and develop a repertoire and original material in bands/ensembles which is recorded in our in-house recording studios.

You will learn how to incorporate technology into music composition and manage your intellectual property.

Benefit from studying music at North Metropolitan TAFE with industry standard learning resources such as our fully equipped live performance venue, recording studios and rehearsal studios. You'll be supported by North Metro TAFE's music lecturers who have current industry experience and gain exposure to a range of industry figures and networks while working closely with studio engineers and technical production teams.

A career in music is exciting and challenging and could see you achieve great things across the world. While it is a competitive industry to break into we will provide you with the skills in musical performance needed to unleash your creativity and outshine the rest.

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.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Musician | Vocalist

Other job titles may include:

  • Instrumentalist
  • Singer | Band Singer | Pop Singer | Rock Singer
  • Commercial Singer (Advertising) 
  • Band Leader 
  • Chorister

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Diploma of Music (Music Business)

National ID: CUA50820 | State ID: AC72

Would you like to work in the music industry as an employee or in your own business?

Learn how to promote events and manage artists so you can start your own business or gain work in the music industry with this qualification.

You'll learn combined music and business skills in event promotion, artist management, record label operations and music publishing. 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.

This hands-on approach throughout the year culminates in opportunities for work placement for you to apply a range of specific music business skills.

 Gain these skills

  • Develop current music industry practices
  • Promote music events
  • Manage artists
  • Understand record label operations

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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National ID: CUA31020 | State ID: AC71

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Camera Operator (Film, TV, Video) | Light Technician | Video & Sound Recorder | Television Equipment Operator

Other job titles may include:

  • Audio-visual Technician
  • Special Effects Assistant
  • Technical Production Assistant (Remote Area)
  • Camera Assistant
  • Sound Technician
  • Production Assistant (Film & Television)
  • Editing Assistant (Film & Television)
  • Lighting Technician (Productions)

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Screen and Media (Film & Television)

Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Digital Cinema)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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National ID: CUA30920 | State ID: AC70

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Assistant Sound Technician | Sound Technician | Sound Assistant

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

Advanced Diploma of Music (Sound Production)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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National ID: CUA30920 | State ID: AC69

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Singer

Other job titles may include:

  • Vocalist
  • Singer/songwriter
  • Band Member

Further Study Option(s)

Diploma of Music (Performance)

Advanced Diploma of Music (Performance)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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Certificate II in Music Industry

National ID: CUA20615 | State ID: AZM6

Kick start your career in WA's vibrant music industry

Gain the practical knowledge to enhance your musical and production skills.

This course introduces basic musical and sound concepts. Electives will focus on song writing and performance within ensembles, recording and mixing within the studio and live environments and follow the production processes through to the completion of a demo recording.

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Road Crew Assistant, Recording Assistant and Performer at the local community level.

Further Study Option(s)

Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance), Certificate III in Music Industry (sound Production)

Course overview

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  • Not competitive
  • No selection criteria
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria
No No selection criteria

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