Certificate III in Music

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Certificate III in Music


NEXT COURSE STARTS >> 2023 Course Dates TBC
DURATION >>  16 weeks full-time
DAYS / TIME >> 3 days per week onsite 8.30am – 4pm. 

PLUS >> 8hrs per week self-directed study + activities
COST >> FREE or LOW COST* eligibility criteria applies
LOCATION >> Stella Studioz, Nowra

Prepare for a career in the SOUND INDUSTRY

ITeC are taking the Certificate III in Music course down the South Coast to Nowra. This new version of our popular Music course will be run by Sam Tacey at Stella Studioz, Nowra.

This course will prepare students for a career in the sound industry and entertainment sector. Learn how to
install and disassemble AV equipment & undertake live audio operations. Record & mix music demos & prepare audio assets for a variety of applications. Learn basic camera & lighting operations to film content for a music video.

This course will be delivered at Stella Studioz located in Nowra and South Nowra. Stella Studioz is equipped with multiple training rooms each with P.A., lighting and computing. There is a range of instruments and audio/film equipment as well as a team of knowledgable and talented staff.

What you will learn?

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Record & Mix Demos

Prepare to record music demos and record performers. Mix and balance sound sources to achieve required effects. Produce accurate transitions between sounds and apply effects and signal processing as required. Monitor levels according to safe work practices while assessing the quality of each recorded track and evaluating the overall mix. Confirm level of mix is within technical limits and required dynamic range. Finalise the music demo.

Operate Sound Systems

Confirm production requirements and prepare for sound reinforcement operations. Confirm audio equipment has been correctly installed and tested. Listen critically to sound systems and adjust as necessary to take account of venue acoustics. Monitor sound levels to ensure they do not exceed safe noise levels. Assist with the disassembly of audio equipment.

Film Content For A Music Video

Learn the skills and knowledge required to assist with setting up and shooting a low-budget, basic video production. Set-up lighting and adjust focus and angles of lights as required. Individuals will prepare for and assist with shoots and record video sequences to create a music video film clip.

Course Units

Core Units

CUACMP311  Implement copyright arrangements
CUAIND313  Work effectively in the music industry
CUAIND314  Plan a career in the creative arts industry

Elective Units

BSBWHS211  Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
CUAMLT302  Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
CUASOU304  Prepare audio assets
CUASOU308  Install and disassemble audio equipment
CUASOU317  Record and mix basic music demos
CUASOU320  Analyse soundtracks
CUASOU321  Mix music in studio environments
CUASOU331 Undertake live audio operations

Career Opportunities

The job roles that relate to this qualification may include
DIY Recording Artist
Production Assistant
Live Production Crew
Music Producer
AV Technician
Content Creator
Assistant Film Crew
Creative Art Industry
Music Industry Worker

Undertake the Certificate III in Music course at Stella Studioz in Nowra. Learn all the basics for setting up a home recording studio or for starting a career in the entertainment and sound industry. 

The Tutor >>

Sam Tacey

Sam Tacey

Tutor - Music, Live Production, Screen & Media

Sam has lived on the South Coast since 2010, beginning a career in music in 2013 and completed his Bachelor of Music – Contemporary Performance at JMC Academy in 2015. Currently Sam teaches Guitar, Bass, Keys, Production and Theory.

Picking up the guitar at the age of 10, Sam has cultivated his knowledge in a variety of music styles and instruments, working on a variety of composition & production projects resulting in extensive knowledge on a broad range of industry topics.

Stella Studioz, Nowra

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* This training may be subsidised by the NSW Government through the Smart and Skilled program.