Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Duration Up to 6 months Full Time
National CodeCUA40915
TAFE SA CodeTP01001
Example Career ProfileSound Engineer / Sound TechnicianSound Engineer / Sound Technician
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Description

Sound production courses teach you to operate audio equipment to record, edit, mix and master and produce sound for CD, DVD, web, TV, radio, film, video productions and live performance. This course will equip you with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills related to live or studio production to enable you 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.

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Course Admission Requirements

  • No course admission requirements, however, students wishing to access WorkReady funding will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
    If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by Date of application
    If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.
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    Employment Outcomes

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts. Job role titles may include: Sound Mixer/Technician; Sound Recordist.

    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

    Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) (CUA40915)
    Gain a sound theoretical knowledge of the music industry and basic studio recording. Develop your music production skills in audio post production and studio work and live sound technology and theory. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 10 elective units.

    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.

    Fees

    The TAFE SA qualification 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.