AWARD COURSE

Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)


National Code: CUA50815
TAFE SA Code: TP01025

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 qualification 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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Up to 12 months 

Full Time

Sound Engineer / Sound Technician Sound Engineer / Sound Technician

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Information Session:

Tuesday 23 October 2018
6:00pm at Adelaide College of the Arts - Level 1 Lounge


Course Admission Requirements

  • Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)
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.

  • Duration
    Full Fee
    Funded
    Concession
    Average cost per semester
    $6,908
    $2,408
    $1,800
    Total Fees for the 12 month course
    $13,815
    $4,815
    $3,600

    Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 12 Month course
    Full Fee
    $6,908
    $13,815
    Funded
    $2,408
    $4,815
    Concession
    $1,800
    $3,600

    Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $320.00 for Purchase of AVID and Pro-Tools books plus Licence fee for Lynda.com.

    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.

    WorkReady Eligibility
  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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    • Students wishing to access WorkReady funding or VET Student Loans will be required to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills.
  • Employment Outcomes

    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 Music Industry (Sound Production) (CUA50815)
    This course delivers a comprehensive knowledge of studio and live sound technology and operations as well as practical studio and venue operational skills for those wanting to gain professional competency in studio recording, live sound and digital software such as Pro Tools, as well as planning and design, installation and operation of live sound production equipment. Access to optional real-world work experience opportunities in industry also exist. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 4 core units and 12 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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Establish and maintain safe creative practice 30
    Manage copyright arrangements 20
    Originate and develop concepts 30
    Provide freelance services 30

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Coordinate sound recording operations on location 35
    Create a final sound balance 85
    Develop sound designs 50
    Edit sound 65
    Implement sound designs 50
    Install and test vision systems 55
    Manage audio system control networks 120
    Manage the operation of stage monitor systems 70
    Manage wireless audio operations 40
    Mix live audio 140
    Produce sound recordings 100
    Record sound on location 35
  • 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. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    University University Course Details
    Bachelor of Creative Arts
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