Course Notes & Special Requirements
- Applicants must present a portfolio. Please contact 8207 9960 for further details or to book.
- Delivery of this course will commence at Adelaide College of the Arts from Semester 2, 2017.
How to Apply
Note: You must be an Australian Resident to apply for this course.
For International Students please visit International Courses.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or that of a team. Job roles include Assistant Sound Engineer and Sound Designer.
Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.
Qualifications & Skills Covered
Diploma of Sound Production
This qualification will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to live or studio production to enable them to gain employment in the commercial music and sound production industries. This includes planning and design, installation and operation of live sound production equipment, recording, editing and mixing of music and sound in both studio and performance venue environments with optional real-world work experience opportunities. 3 core units plus 5 electives.
Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.
Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.
Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements
|University of Adelaide||Bachelor of Music (Sonic Arts)||72||24||Details
|University of Southern Queensland||Bachelor of Creative Arts||24||8||Details
|Bachelor of Applied Media||24||8||Yes||Details
This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative.
To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.
This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To find out if you may be eligible for
this funding please visit the TAFE SA website.
There may be incidental fees for additional expenses to those required to complete the course. For example for equipment,
transport or accommodation.
To help with the payment of your fees, you may be able to pay your fees by instalments. To find out more please visit:
You may also be eligible for a fee concession if you hold a current:
- Health Care Card
- Pensioner Concession Card
- Veterans Affairs Card
or if you are a prisoner in a South Australian correctional institution.
To find out more please visit: www.tafesa.edu.au/concession