CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry

CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry

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

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

CUAMPF304 Make a music demo

CUAMPF404 Perform music as part of a group

CUAMPF406 Perform music as a soloist

CUAMPF302 Prepare for performances

BSBCRT401  Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright

BSBMB301 Investigate micro-business opportunities

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

CUAMCP402 Develop techniques for composing music

CUAMPF405 Develop instrumental techniques

CUAMPF401 Rehearse music for group performances

CUARES402 Conduct research

BSBLDR403 Lead team effectiveness

Entry Requirements:
  • Entry to the Certificate IV in Music Industry may follow successful completion of the Certificate III in Music Industry.
  • 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 Industry.

Career Opportunities:

Performer, composer, arranger, freelance musician.

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