About the course

About the course

A brand new, multi million dollar facility awaits all aspiring musicians here at Box Hill Institute! This course will improve your skills in the core fundamentals of music (whether it be musicianship, theory, performance skills, music business, recording and music production skills). Completing this course will set you on the right path, giving you a strong foundation to either continue study or start your career.

You will find our world class purpose built learning facility will give you the opportunity to learn in key areas including band workshops, lessons, recording studies, music notation, listening skills, performance workshops, performance skills, instrument lessons, basics of copyright, WHS (Workplace Health and Safety) and working in the music industry.

Course Details


Qualification Issued on Completion

CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry (specialising in Performance)

Course Length and Classes

Part time: 2 years

VETDSS courses follow the same term structure as Secondary Schools

Wednesday 1:30pm to 5:30pm

Friday 1:30pm to 5:30pm

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Entry Requirements

This course can only be completed as part of your secondary school studies in years 10, 11 and 12.


After successful completion, you may choose to apply for entry into the Certificate IV in Music Industry (CUA40915) or our world renowned degree programs.

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Career Outcomes

After successful completion, possible roles may include:

  • musician
  • songwriter
  • producer
  • band member

Contribution to VCE, VCAL & ATAR

On successful completion of this program, you will be eligible for:

  • recognition of two units at Units 1 and 2 level and at least one Units 3 and 4 sequence. Students who are able to undertake further training to complete the CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry qualification may be eligible for further credit at Units 3 and 4 level.
  • Students wishing to receive an ATAR contribution must undertake scored assessment for the purpose of achieving a study score. This study score can contribute directly to the ATAR, either as one of the student’s best four studies (the primary four) or as a fifth or sixth study.
  • The increment is awarded by the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC).
  • Further information can be found on the VTAC website

Structured Workplace Learning

The VCAA strongly recommends 80 hours of structured workplace learning (SWL) placement over the duration of the program.


Please contact your secondary school regarding fees for this program

Uniform Requirements

There is no specific uniform requirement. It is expected you wear comfortable and suitable clothing for classes.

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