CUA40915 CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSIC INDUSTRY (SOUND PRODUCTION)

Eligible Student:

Whilst studying the Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) qualification, students will develop specialized skills for working in the studio and at live events, including event planning. Students will learn how to setup and operate stage monitor systems, using a range of different components and equipment, to meet the demands of potential employers, clients, etc. Knowledge of microphone selection and placement techniques will be further developed, in order to achieve the desired sound when recording audio.

Students will also learn how to mix recorded, and live sound, as well as a number of different
techniques to enhance sonic quality and achieve the desired sound of different instruments,
voices, etc.

Students will also learn how to manage themselves within the industry including how to seek
employment opportunities, negotiate terms of a working contract, and how to promote themselves
as freelance engineers in order to have a successful career in the music industry.

Unit List

Core Units
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  • BSBCRT401Articulate, present and debate ideas
  • BSBIPR401Use and respect copyright
  • BSBSMB301Investigate micro-business opportunities
  • CUAWHS302Apply work health and safety procedures
Elective Units
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  • CUASOU502Manage the operation of stage monitor systems
  • CUASOU308Install and disassemble audio equipment
  • CUASOU405Record Sound
  • CUASOU407Edit Sound
  • CUAMCP409Mix Recorded Music
  • CUASIND304Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • CUASOU306Operate sound reinforcement systems
  • CUASOU307Record and mix a basic music demo
  • CUAMCP303Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
  • CUASOU401Mix Live Audio