Certificate IV in Music (CUA40920)

Certificate IV in Music

Course Code: CUA40920

If you would like to become a freelance performer or composer or work as part of an ensemble, this course is for you.

You will learn music composition techniques and record a demo of your compositions, as well as refining techniques in your chosen instrument.

The Certificate IV in Music Industry will also assist you to take the next step toward becoming a music professional by learning how to investigate business opportunities, use copyright and lead a team or group.

Adults and senior school students who have a love of music and present with music knowledge in a variety of contexts and also show evidence of having well-developed skills as a musician are perfect for this course.

The course length is four terms of 8 weeks with 20 hours per week in supervised face-to-face classes and an additional four hours per week in private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts. Students will take part in an annual concert during term 4.

Students are required to undertake an additional 4 hours per week which will consist of private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts.

Students have an optional two-week grace period at the end of term 4 to complete and submit assessments.

Senior school students will either undertake the qualification in their school over eight school terms or attend the Queensland College of Music for one day a week for four eight-week terms. An additional four hours per week in private practice time, rehearsal, performance and attendance at concerts is required. Students will take part in an annual concert during term 4.

Students have an optional two-week grace period at the end of term 4 to complete and submit assessments.

Units

Code

Unit of Competency Title

CUACMP311

Implement copyright arrangements

BSBESB301

Investigate business opportunities

CUAIND411

Extend expertise in specialist creative fields

CUAMWB402

Manage feedback on creative practice

CUAMCP412

 

Compose musical pieces

 

CUAMLT411

Notate music for performance

CUAMPF415

Develop and apply instrumental techniques

CUAMPF411

Rehearse music for group performances

CUAMPF414

Perform music as part of a group

CUAMPF416

Perform music as a soloist

CUARES412

Conduct Research

BSBOPS403

Apply business risk management processes

CUAMPF314

Make music demos

CUAMPF312

Prepare for musical performances

Entry Requirements:
  • Entry to the Certificate IV in Music may follow successful completion of the Certificate III in Music.
  • Developed knowledge and musical skills.
  • Audition: Your trainer will gather evidence through an audition process before enrolment. The audition process will determine your aural skills, music knowledge and experience and performance techniques. Your individual talent in music will be recognised and fostered and learning goals established to enable you to become an integral part of a group performance and the music industry.
Pathways:

When you successfully complete this course you can continue on to study the Diploma of Music.

Career Opportunities:

– Performer

– Composer

– Arranger

– Freelance musician.

CUA20620 Certificate II in Music

This course is the perfect starting point for the young aspiring musician with a desire to develop entry-level skills that will allow for the ability to pursue further music education.

CUA30920 Certificate III in Music

Would you love to be performing to an audience? This course will help you get closer to the goal of becoming a performing musician.

CUA50820 Diploma of Music

This course is recommended to individuals who would like to refine their musical ability so they adopt the skills to perform both as a featured soloist and as part of a group or ensemble.

Queensland College of Music