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CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry

Certificate III
Learning Area: 
Semester 1
Pre requisite: 
Currently learning a musical instrument
Additional Cost: 

SACE Credits: Maximum 55

Who is this course for?

This course is for students who have a background and interest in music and wish to pursue a career in the music industry as a performer. Aspects of Industry include:

  • performance solo/ensemble
  • song writing
  • composition
  • working effectively in the music industry

 Experience on a musical instrument is expected.

What will I learn?

You will:

  • develop technical skills in performance
  • develop ensemble skills
  • develop and apply aural perception skills
  • prepare effectively for performances
  • examine current trends in the music industry
  • compose simple songs or musical pieces
  • work effectively in the music industry
  • incorporate music technology into performance

How will I be assessed?

To demonstrate successful attainment of the required skills and knowledge, assessment for some units will require participation in organised ensemble rehearsals and performances on campus or other venues.

Successful completion of the full Certificate is not possible without the structured workplace learning component of the course.

You will also provide evidence of the required skills and knowledge through:

  • written tasks
  • projects
  • portfolios
  • work simulation scenarios


VET enrolments

The Unique Student Identifier (USI)

VET enrolments require a USI (Unique Student Identifier).  Students will need to create this online.  A USI can be created at the USI website: https://www.usi.gov.au/students

More information about the USI

USI Privacy Statement

A USI privacy statement will need to be completed and signed by the student. VET enrolments can not be processed until Open Access College receives the USI privacy form. Please email the completed form to Client Services: clientservices@openaccess.edu.au.

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Further queries can be directed to clientservices@openaccess.edu.au or 8309 3680.