Music Performance short course fully subsidised

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TAFE NSW | Ultimo College, Main Campus

Mary Ann Street at Jones St Mall

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Ultimo, NSW 2007


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FREE Music Performance Short course starting December 10, 2019 for 6 days.


Come to our short course and study with fully qualified industry professionals to learn the basics of performing music as a group. You will play together as a group to learn how a band works in a real life situation, developing repertoire for a group performance. Learn about managing yourself as a person, working with others and delivering a high quality music performance.

The course runs for 6 days, starting December 10, 2019 9:30am until December 19, 2019 4:30pm.

We are also running 2 week intensives in Ableton Live, Studio Recording and Business starting December 10, 2019. These are Fully Government Subsidised at NO cost to you.

To Enrol in any of our courses click here:

You can email us here to enrol if you need help:

Our Full time Courses for 2019 are:

• Electronic Music (Ableton Live)
• Music Performance (Gigs, Rehearsals, Songwriting)
Sound Production (Recording Studio, editing, mixing)
• Live Production (Live sound, lights, vision & staging)
• Music Business (Management, Booking, Touring)

Come to our OPEN day on December 10, 2019 10:00am for free trial courses, and enrol in a government subsidised short course.

Phone: 9217 3228, 9217 3216, 9217 3711.

To Enrol in any of our courses click here:

Full Course Descriptions Below


Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)
(1 year, 2.5 days a week, no pre-requisite, VET Student Loan available)

If you want to be an electronic music producer or recording artist, this is the fast track for you. Compared to our normal Diploma in Sound Production, which is for producing organic bands, this Electro course doubles up on the recording software. While the other guys are the big studio spending hours to get a full band mic'd up and sounding good, you instantly get a professional, amazing sound from the software instrument, so you can jump straight into creative choices. If you show up and participate, you will finish with radio-ready polished tracks for sale in the market. We teach you to sell your music online everywhere globally, get your Soundcloud and Facebook together, advertise on Facebook cheaply. Plus you will take it to the stage using Ableton Push controllers.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)
(1 year, 2 days a week 9:30-4:30, plus project work, Pre-requisite Diploma Electronic Music or similar, VET Student Loan available)

For those who completed the Diploma Sound Production (Electronic Music) or have a lot of experience producing electronic music in Ableton, this is the next step toward fulfilling your creative vision, and fulfilling your career goals. You will become fluent running a recording studio with large mixing console and outboard gear, you'll learn mastering, get way more advanced at composition and songwriting, both in terms quantity and quality, and learn how to do an amazing live set. More songs, better songs, better sounds, better money, this is it.

For help with Electronic Music courses call 9217 3711
or email


Certificate III in Music Industry (Business)
(1 semester, no interview, low cost subsidised course)

In this course you will learn about all the job functions in the music business, so you can plan your career and get ahead faster. You'll put on a show, promote it and play on it if you want. You'll learn copyright to protect your songs and get royalties. You will also learn how to stay on top of emerging digital distribution, publicity and promotion strategies.

Diploma of Music Industry (Music Business)
(1 semester after doing Cert III, low cost subsidised, VET Student Loan available)

You will learn to develop and manage recording artists, negotiate record deals, plan tours & promotion campaigns, create advertisements, get sponsorships, raise money with crowd funding and grant writing, do distribution deals, promoting social media, producing music videos, licensing music for Film/TV/Commercials and more. You will learn how how to make money with publicity, social media, grants, crowd funding, gigs, airplay, merch, digital and physical sales, and much more. Staff will assist you in getting work experience, internships and job placement.

For help with Music Business courses call 9217 3711
or email


Certificate II in Music Industry (Foundation, studied at EORA campus)

(1 semester)
You will gain a solid foundation on music performance, music creation, music production and music business, so that you can get into any Cert 3 Music stream, such as performance, production, business or live production. You can do this with no prior experience.

Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance, at EORA & Ultimo)

(1 semester 2 days/week)
You will have lots of time playing in bands while you learn improvisation, songwriting, live performance, notation, handling the business and launching your career.

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) at Eora
(1 semester, 3 days/week)
You will have lots of time playing in bands while you learn improvisation, songwriting, live performance, notation, handling the business and launching your career.

Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
(2 Semesters, 2.5 days/week, VET Student Loan available)
You will become more advanced at playing in bands, improvisation, performing live, writing songs, notating music, handling the business and launching your career. If your skills get to a professional quality, we will help shop you to industry.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance)
(1 or 2 Semesters 2.5 days/week depending on previous experience)

This course will make you professional and launch your music career. In addition to advanced stagecraft, improvisation and world-class songwriting, you will produce market-quality recordings of your music, distribute it globally online, promote it, make a music video for it, package yourself as a recording artist, showcase live for industry and build a team you can go forward with beyond the course.

For help with Music performance courses, contact:

Michael Brown or Bruce Reid on 9217 3228


Cert III in Music Industry (Sound Production)
(1 Semester, 2 days/week)

This course is for anyone who wants to be a music producer, audio engineer in live or studio, using music production & recording software and mixing. There is also a lot of employment in live music too, so you will learn PA systems, staging & lighting.

Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)
(1 year duration after doing Cert III)
This will drastically improve your audio engineering skills in studio recording, live sound production, sound for film & TV, as well as computer based music production and composing for screen, Our Diploma graduates leave as well rounded professionals able to work in a large range of audio engineering contexts.

For help with Sound Production courses, contact:

Stephen Marquis on 9217 3216


Cert III in Live Production & Services
(1 Semester 2 days/week, no pre-requisite)
There is a huge shortage of skilled people in Live Production at places like the International Convention Centre. This course trains you to join this high growth industry. You'll become qualified for job opportunities in live production, from clubs to concerts to corporates, conferences and theatre. In venues on and off campus, you'll learn PA systems, mixing live music, staging, lighting including followspots, hazers and washes, projection/visualisation systems, event management, and will qualify for a construction WHS Whitecard.

For help with Live Production courses, contact:

Stephen Marquis on 9217 3216

Any other questions, please email us on the general enquiry email:

or email

Or phone 9217 3228, or 9217 3216, or 9217 3711

Building M, Level G, Room MG.1A
Mary-Ann St, Ultimo, NSW 2007

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