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Certificate III in Music Industry CUA30915

Overview

This program will give you an introductory understanding of music theory, for either performance or electronica and you can gain foundation skills in live and studio production environments which will develop your musical understanding. You will also gain an understanding of current sound production technologies.

Qualification: Certificate III in Music Industry CUA30915
Program No: C3-BD19
Campus: CIT Woden 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approx. 20 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent
Likely Job Outcome: Sound production assistant, Band member
Application Type: Public
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Additional Information

It is recommended that you are able to demonstrate an interest/involvement, skills and experience in the music field. If you intend to enrol in the Ensemble class you will need to contact the Music Industry Centre (MIC) on 6207 3583 to book an audition or interview.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

It is recommended that you are able to demonstrate an interest/involvement, skills and experience in the music field. If you intend to enrol in the Ensemble class you will need to contact the Music Industry Centre (MIC) on 6207 3583 to book an audition or interview.

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Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework literacy levels of at least 3 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with the lower level program. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at infoline@cit.edu.au.


Subject Information

Core - Complete all 4 subjects

  • CUACMP301  Implement copyright arrangements
    • CIT Code: LEGL143
      Cost: $40.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to implement individual or collaborative copyright arrangements including sourcing copyright information, gaining clearance to use other people’s material, protecting material from unauthorised use and applying copyright notices for creative works.  It applies to individuals who work under supervision with some responsibility regarding the planning and completion of work tasks. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAIND303  Work effectively in the music industry
    • CIT Code: MUSC266
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in the music industry.  It applies to individuals, including musicians, composers, administrators, sound mixers, editors and recordists. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAMLT302  Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
    • CIT Code: MUSC282
      Cost: $80.00
      Description:

      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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • BSBWHS201  Contribute to health and safety of self and others
    • CIT Code: OHSS200
      Cost: $50.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes. It applies to individuals who require a basic knowledge of WHS to carry out work in a defined context under direct supervision or with some individual responsibility, in a range of industry and workplace contexts.

      Prerequisites: Nil

Electives - complete 7 of 9 subjects

  • CUASOU202  Perform basic sound editing
    • CIT Code: MEDA308
      Cost: $145.00
      Description: 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.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • ICTICT308  Use advanced features of computer applications
    • CIT Code: INFT223
      Cost: $80.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use computer applications employing advanced features. It involves manipulating data and accessing support resources to solve routine problems. It applies to individuals who have achieved a degree of autonomy as advanced information and communications technology (ICT) users, and support information technology activities in software applications.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAMPF302  Prepare for performances
    • CIT Code: MUSC293
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use practice time to prepare for performances. It applies to individuals who perform as musicians and/or vocalists and need to practise the pieces to be performed, applying strategies to overcome performance anxiety and take care of own health and safety. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAMLT303  Notate music
    • CIT Code: MUSC284
      Cost: $100.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to set down music in a notated form, by hand or using computer based music notation applications. It applies to individuals including emerging composers, arrangers, conductors, performers, musicians, music producers, music editors and publishers. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAMPF203  Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music
    • CIT Code: MUSC291
      Cost: $130.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to extend elementary skill development in singing or playing a musical instrument, and to perform simple repertoire as part of an ensemble. It applies to individuals with some musical experience who perform in an ensemble. In this performance context an understanding of group dynamics is essential since members of the group need to develop a rapport with each other as they practise and play together. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUASOU307  Record and mix a basic music demo
    • CIT Code: MUSC306
      Cost: $95.00
      Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to plan, record and mix a basic music demonstration (demo).It applies to individuals who work collaboratively with performers to produce basic music recordings that are intended for limited circulation or reference purposes, rather than general public release. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUASOU301  Undertake live audio operations
    • CIT Code: MUSC257
      Cost: $220.00
      Description:

      This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to interpret audio production requirements, participate in technical run-throughs and operate professional audio equipment during live performances in the screen, media, entertainment and events industries. At this level, individuals are required to use some discretion and judgement and operate under broad supervision within an established framework of plans and procedures. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUALGT301  Operate basic lighting
    • CIT Code: MUSC358
      Cost: $60.00
      Description: This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plot, record, modify and operate standard lighting cues on lighting consoles typically used in small-scale productions and events.  At this level, individuals are required to use some discretion and judgement and operate under broad supervision within an established framework of plans and procedures.
      Prerequisites: Nil
  • CUAMCP303  Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
    • CIT Code: MUSC270
      Cost: $70.00
      Description: 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. No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
      Prerequisites: Nil

Related Courses

Diploma Music Industry (Sound Production) CUA50815
Diploma Music Industry (Performance) CUA50815
Certificate IV Music Industry CUA40915
Statement Attainment training Pro Tools 101 [extract from CUA30915]
Statement Attainment training Game Audio [extract from CUA40915]
Non-Accredited Training DJ Skills
Non-Accredited Training Pro Tools 201

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email infoline@cit.edu.au