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Diploma of Music (Sound Production) CUS50209


This program gives you a comprehensive knowledge of studio and live sound technology and operations as well as practical studio and venue operational skills.

Qualification: Diploma of Music (Sound Production) CUS50209
Program No: DP-BD07
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 2 semesters full-time (approximately 25 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent.
Cost Info:

The 2019 Semester 2 enrolment fees for this course are based on the costs per subject as indicated below. The total program cost may vary depending on the choice of elective subjects or if subjects are attempted more than once.

Subject costs identified as Standard are partially subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible students.

Costs identified as Apprentice or Trainee apply only to students studying as part of an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement. The qualification cost for an Apprentice or Trainee is subsidised by the ACT Government. Concessions may be available to eligible Apprentices or Trainees.

Costs identified as Full Fee receive no government subsidy. Concessions are not available.

Further information about fees is available at Course fees and assistance.

Information about studying under Skilled Capital is also available.

Likely Job Outcome: Broadcast audio operator, venue sound mixer, assistant sound engineer.
Enrolment Type: Register Your Interest

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

It is recommended that you have a Certificate IV in Music, a Certificate IV in Screen and Media or a Certificate IV in Music Business or equivalent skills and knowledge as well as extensive vocational experience in sound production. You may be invited to an interview to provide a resume of educational record and work experience as well as portfolio of work examples.

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Further Study

Subjects successfully completed in this program can contribute to the completion of the Advanced Diploma of Sound Production.
For further information on credit received for qualifications completed at CIT, check the Pathways Guide or call the Information Centre on 6207 3188.

  • 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. 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 Foundation Skills.

  • 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

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

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More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email