Certificate IV in Music Industry (Specialising in Sound Production)
No matter how good a musician is during recording or a live performance, they’re only as good as the person on the dials helping to create the perfect sound. By studying our music industry course, specialising in sound production, you will gain skills in audio electronic systems, learn how to use and manipulate all industry standard DAWs, (Digital Audio Workstations), all within our world class studios, in conjunction with our training partner Sing Sing.
Our sound production course will provide you with the knowledge to set up and control sound for live performances and train your ears to recognise aural sounds unique to the field of sound production. You will also learn to master recording and editing skills in industry media including Ableton , Logic Pro X and Pro Tools HD systems.
This course will provide current and historical styles of commercial recording and modern audio and recording production techniques, including the operation of studio sound suites using Mac computers for film and television post-production. You will also study the fundamentals of sound production business, including copyright and investigating micro-business opportunities.
|Study Level||Certificate IV|
FT: 6 months
|Course Type||Victorian TAFE Course|
|Campuses||Box Hill, Workplace|
|Tuition Fee Type||Estimated Fee|
|Gov. Subsidised - Standard||$2,980.00|
|Gov. Subsidised - Concession||$596.00|
|Full Tuition Fee||$7,110.00|
|Service Fees||Estimated Annual Fees|
|Service & Amenities*||$155.00|
|Core Skills Support**||$75.00|
|Annual Material Fees||$442.50|
|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.
February and July
Full time: 6 months
- have successfully completed Year 11 or equivalent, or be a mature age applicant
- have good written and oral communication skills
- have good computer skills
- be able to demonstrate skills and aptitude in audio technology and engineering
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.
This course is government accredited and has national recognition
The qualification is aligned with the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF) level 4
There are many employment options within the entertainment and performance industry, which include live performance, music media and recording opportunities.
You may wish to apply for employment opportunities including:
- recording engineer
- live sound operator
- develop your own music business
Total number of units = 11 (4 core and 7 electives).
|CUASOU404||MANAGE WIRELESS AUDIO OPERATIONS||40.0|
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to specify, fit and operate radio microphones and in-ear wireless monitors for performers in the screen, media, entertainment and events industries.
Individuals who apply these skills work autonomously in a team environment as they take responsibility for managing frequency spectrum and overseeing the use of a range of wireless audio equipment during productions. They may also be responsible for supervising others.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyse and document the breakdown of music and voice soundtracks for sound recorded in digital and analogue formats.
It applies to individuals working as sound technicians. They are responsible for synchronising soundtracks to pictures, auditioning material and selecting tracks that best meet technical and creative requirements. Their analysis of soundtracks is used by film editors as they edit or animate films.
People responsible for dubbing films into different languages and those working in film and sound archives also apply these skills on a regular basis. This work is undertaken with some supervision and guidance.
|CUASOU406||DEVELOP AND IMPLEMENT SOUND PLANS||35.0|
This unit describes the skills and knowledge needed to identify sound requirements, and to develop and implement sound production plans that meet the creative and technical aspects of productions.
It applies to individuals working as sound technicians and supervisors on a range of productions and events.