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Certificate IV in Sound Production

Course Code: CUS40209
Study Area:
Writing and Music


If you want to establish a career as a professional audio technician, sound designer or audio engineer, then this course is for you. Learn about studio operations, digital audio production and PA assembly for live shows while developing your own creativity and business acumen. Explore the world of live events, studio recording, sound mixing, copyright law and essential music industry business skills.


Campus
 
  • Bendigo City Campus
Course Structure
  • Full time - Classroom - 1 - Year/s

Accreditation

This qualification is nationally recognised

Possible careers
  • Multimedia programmer/designer
  • Music researcher/archivist
  • Record producer
  • Stage producer/ manager
  • Studio engineer/technician
  • Studio session musician
  • Writer/composer/arranger
  • Recording artist

Prerequisites
  • Year 10 (or equivalent) mathematics. Adequate literacy skills
  • Basic computer skills

Course overview

If you want to establish a career as a professional audio technician, sound designer or audio engineer, then this course will set you on your path. You will learn about studio operations, digital audio production and PA assembly for live shows while developing your own creativity and business acumen. Explore the world of live events, studio recording, sound mixing, copyright law and essential music industry business skills. Take the opportunity to produce music tracks for bands and artists or soundtracks for film, TV and multimedia.

How to apply
 
Application to VTAC and supplementary application to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process
  • Assessment of folio
  • Individual interview

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Assignment
  • Portfolio
  • Written test
  • Practical Assessment

Learning options
  • Classroom

Key study areas
 
Fundamentals of sound recording, managing live sound, fundamentals of computer/digital audio production, sampling, introduction to composing music using electronic media, creative collaboration in the music industry.

Further study opportunities
  • Music Industry (Technical Production) Diplomas
  • Music Industry (Technical Production) Advanced Diplomas

Commencement dates
2016 -  For more details submit enquiry or online application or contact us on 1300 554 248

Fees


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative annual fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$3,080.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$616.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$8,470.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$72.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$82.00
Indicative pricing for:20/07/2016
A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average annual course fee*$2,680.00
Concession - average annual course fee*$536.00
Full fee - average annual course fee*$7,370.00
B.   Materials average fee (per year)*$72.00
C.   Consumables average fee (per year)*$82.00
Indicative pricing for:20/07/2016

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students.   Read more


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