Do you want a career in the music industry working as a MC, lyricist, producer/beat maker or music business entrepreneur? Then the Certificate IV Industry, Specialising in Hip Hop is for you. Box Hill Institute is offering Australia’s first recognised music qualifications designed for the modern hip hop artist, who wants to produce, manage and develop their own career.

Real-life industry experiences and facilities include:

  • access to our studio facility including Sing Sing East.
  • do real gigs in front of live audiences
  • industry standard writing and production suites
  • integrate with our record label on campus, Tremorverse Records
  • work in a 200+ capacity live venue
  • record, mix and produce your own portfolio
  • access to our analogue synth collection
  • study with like-minded creatives and expand your industry network
  • learn from industry professionals
  • music business training
  • VSL (Vet Student Loan), Govt Subsidised Place, Payment Plan – with no up-front fees



National Code CUA40915
Study Areas Music
Study Level Certificate IV
Study Type Local
Study Mode

FT: 6 months

Course Type Victorian TAFE Course
Campuses Box Hill Campus​​

Tuition Fee Type Estimated Fee
Gov. Subsidised - Standard $1,505.00
Gov. Subsidised - Concession $301.00
Full Tuition Fee $3,591.00
Service Fees Estimated Annual Fees
Service & Amenities* $155.00
Core Skills Support** $75.00
Annual Material Fees $214.56
Retain Course Items*** No fee applies


* Does not apply to VETiS or Short course students.

** Does not apply to VETiS, International students, Short Courses, Graduate Degrees , or re-enrolling students who re-enrol in the same course.

***Retained Course Items are purchased by the student once prior to commencing. The course items bought by the student become the property of the student. Such items retain a generic application for other purposes outside the student's course of study (e.g. textbooks).

Annual student tuition & material fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees listed are for 2019 and may increase annually over the duration of delivery. Advertised start dates and delivery locations are subject to viable student numbers. For more information please contact our Course Advisors on 1300 BOX HILL.

This training is provided to eligible individuals with funds made available by the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments

February and July

Full time: 6 months

Box Hill

You must:

  • have successfully completed Year 11 or equivalent, or be a mature age applicant
  • have good written and oral communication skills
  • have good computer skills

To apply, you will need to prepare a folio that includes a combination of some of the following: a bio, press release, reviews, body of work (DAW files, mp3’s, sound cloud, YouTube etc.) or a live demonstration. Please note, you do not need to supply all, what we are looking for is evidence of your abilities.

Successful applicants will need to do a core skills diagnostic assessment as part of the enrolment process.  This is a government requirement for all vocational students.

PRE-TRAINING REVIEW

To assist prospective students to determine whether a course is suitable and appropriate for the individual needs the Institute and CAE will assess all students’ language, literacy and numeracy and digital literacy by asking you to undertake a self-assessment review prior to the enrolment.

A course advisor will discuss the outcomes of the review and make recommendations about whether the course is suitable for you, and identify additional support where required.

After successful completion you will gain credit when applying into all of the Box Hill Institute music Diploma and degree programs. This includes Music Business, Sound Production, Performance and Composition.

Direct entry. You will need to:

  1. book an interview
  2. attend your interview, where you will be discussing your skills and passion for hip hop music, as well as an introduction to the requirements of the program. We suggest that you bring supporting evidence of your work and profile.  This can include press shots, a bio, examples of your music (MP3, YouTube, SoundCloud etc.).

Interviews are now taking place with the course starting 23 April.

Applicants who are unable to meet the entry requirements can complete an intensive preparation program and then enter the Diploma.

Successful applicants will need to do a core skills diagnostic assessment as part of the enrolment process.  This is a government requirement for all vocational students.

Recognition of Prior Learning is available.

This course is government accredited and has national recognition

The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4

After you complete this course, you can apply for roles such as:

  • performer
  • manager
  • publicist
  • programmer
  • song writer
  • artist
  • producer
  • engineer
  • venue booker
  • studio assistant
  • A&R
  • publisher
  • label manager

There are a total of 14 units (4 core and 10 electives).

Code

Title

Hours

CUAMLT302 APPLY KNOWLEDGE OF STYLE AND GENRE TO MUSIC INDUSTRY PRACTICE 40.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of music genres and styles to music industry work and learning.

It applies to individuals preparing to enter the music industry who may be intending to work in areas as diverse as music performance, music promotion, sound recording, live sound production, marketing or management.

CUAMCP301 COMPOSE SIMPLE SONGS OR MUSICAL PIECES 35.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply musical styles and conventions to the composition of simple songs or musical pieces.

It applies to individuals who are songwriters, musicians and music producers.

CUAMCP303 DEVELOP SIMPLE MUSICAL PIECES USING ELECTRONIC MEDIA 35.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and use computer based technology to develop simple musical pieces.

It applies to individuals who apply knowledge of musical styles, elements and structures to create musical pieces, using computer based technology as the primary development tool.

CUASOU202 PERFORM BASIC SOUND EDITING 30.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required for basic digital sound editing.

It applies to individuals working under supervision who are responsible for preparing, assembling and digitally editing relatively simple sound sequences for media content.

Individuals are expected to contribute to creative outcomes, including selection and acquisition of sound materials.

CUASOU311 MIX MUSIC IN A STUDIO ENVIRONMENT 60.0

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to interpret artistic and technical production requirements for music, and to operate professional audio equipment for mixing music in the music, screen, media and entertainment industries.

It applies to individuals who work in a studio environment and create quality sound for conventional audio formats to produce the final mix of a musical production.

CUAIND301 WORK EFFECTIVELY IN THE CREATIVE ARTS INDUSTRY 50.0

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work effectively in the creative arts industry. It applies to any field of the arts industry and is relevant to people in a wide range of occupations, for example, dancers, musicians, actors, cabaret performers, street performers, entertainment administrators, reviewers, film makers and public artists.


Last updated: April 18, 2019 04:54pm