BE AMBITIOUS – Diploma and Advanced Diploma Music courses

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With new courses starting in July 2017, here’s an opportunity for you to re-boot your career goals!

Info and enrolment sessions for our DIPLOMA MUSIC COURSES are on the following days:

Wednesday 7, 14 and 21 June from 5.00 – 7.00pm

Newcastle campus: D BLOCK – First Floor – DD1.1

Thursday 8, 15 and 22 June from 10.30 – 12.30pm

Ourimbah campus: The Castle (CA)

Pick a day – come in for more info – and we can help with your enrolment.

All our courses are SUBSIDISED by the NSW Government through Smart and Skilled. The student’s contribution will vary depending on individual circumstances, however the maximum that a student will pay is one-third of the course costs.

Diploma and Advanced Diploma students are eligible for a VET LOAN. No fees are required upfront.

For more information on any of the following courses and fees, contact the Head Teacher on:
T 49237595  M 0408430275 E
teresa.conicella@tafe.nsw.edu.au

DIPLOMA MUSIC INDUSTRY 

In Semester 2, 2017, at NEWCASTLE our Diploma Music Industry courses are Part-time with students attending 2 evenings per week for 27 weeks. So, you can still work full-time or part -time, check out some local gigs or work on your own music.   

At OURIMBAH (Central Coast), our Diploma Music Industry courses are Full-time with students attending 3 days per week for 6 months.

When you enrol in the Diploma Music Industry, you must select your preferred area of specialisation. There are three:

PERFORMANCE

This is where music students really begin to emerge artists. The training develops skills in the technical and theoretical aspects of music, performance, composition, recording, improvisation, instrumental / vocal technique, music literacy, aural training and business skills. This course will appeal to people hoping to expand their opportunities as musician/songwriters. Students learn to perform in an ensemble and create a repertoire, develop original material in bands/ensembles and record their work in our studios.

Most students want to continue developing their skills in composition and producing. If this is you, the pathway to to further your creative career is the Advanced Diploma Music Industry (Performance)

This specialisation is NOT delivered at Ourimbah campus on the Central Coast

SOUND PRODUCTION

The Diploma is designed for people who want to gain professional competency in studio recording, live sound and with digital software such as AVID ProTools. Students can develop their recoding and mixing skills with analogue and digital recording equipment and experiment with front of house and side of stage monitor systems during live performances. They have access to industry standard outboard equipment, learn to master microphone selection and positioning, apply sound production principles in practical situations such the operation of professional stage systems.  At this stage of their training, students are able to gain a universally recognised software accreditation: Avid Pro Tools 101 and 110.

If you want to continue your studies and consolidate your sound engineering skills to incorporate techniques for sound effects, soundtracks and dialogue work, the following pathway is available: Advanced Diploma Music Industry (Sound Production)

This specialisation is ALSO delivered at Ourimbah campus and The Grove Studios on the Central Coast

MUSIC BUSINESS

The course is designed to give you a thorough grounding in the business side of the music industry. Students learn about copyright and contracts, marketing and promotion, project management, budgeting and risk analysis, new technologies, as well as artist management.  The training will equip you for a career as a music industry entrepreneur with skills to oversee artist, venue, event, marketing, promotions or music management. As well as developing their general business acumen, students will also develop skills in time management, negotiation and interpersonal skills necessary to become a well-rounded and employable business professional.

If you want to further develop skills in communication and marketing and become a professional music business manager, marketer or event manager, the following pathway is available: Advanced Diploma Music Industry (Music Business)

This specialisation is NOT delivered at Ourimbah campus on the Central Coast

ADVANCED DIPLOMA MUSIC INDUSTRY 

In Semester 2, 2017, our Advanced Diploma Music Industry courses are Full-time with students attending 2 days per week for 6 months. So, you can still work full-time or part -time, go and check out some local gigs or work on your own music.   

At OURIMBAH (Central Coast), our Advanced Diploma Music Industry courses are Full-time with students attending 3 days per week for 6 months.

When you enrol in the Advanced Diploma Music Industry, you must select your preferred area of specialisation. There are three:

PERFORMANCE

The Advanced Diploma is designed to provide high-level professional performance training in a program where a study “Major” is an important component. The openness of this structure allows students to plan and execute a program of study that is tailored to their individual employment, career area/s and business needs. This course is aimed at students who have advanced levels of performance and composition skills.

In addition to refining professional standards in work patterns, preparation and performance, the program encourages students to reflect critically on their work. Students will be expected to pursue a series of goals identified at the beginning of the course, which might include a selection of shows, a small repertoire of original compositions, and/or other projects. Students will be required to self-manage the implementation of their plans.

This specialisation is NOT delivered at Ourimbah campus on the Central Coast

SOUND PRODUCTION

The Advanced Diploma is designed to provide high-level professional sound production training in a program where a study “Major” is an important component. The openness of this structure allows students to plan and execute a program of study that is tailored to their individual employment, career, business needs. This course is aimed at students who have advanced levels of sound production skills.

In addition to refining professional standards in work patterns, preparation and performance, the program encourages students to reflect critically on their work. Students will be expected to pursue a series of goals identified at the beginning of the course, which might include recording and/or producing an album of at least 5 songs, designing soundscapes in post production, increasing skill level and certification in Pro Tools 200/210.  Students will be required to self-manage the implementation of their plans.

This specialisation is ALSO delivered at Ourimbah campus and The Grove Studios on the Central Coast

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