Start your creative career – Enrolments now open!

Semester 2 enrolments are now open for the Regional Music Institute and the Regional Institute of Performing Arts! These programs are exciting because they focus on delivering the knowledge and skills to generate employment and turn students into highly skilled, creative and business-minded practitioners.

What is RIPA & RMI?

Regional Music Institute (RMI) and Regional Institute of Performing Art (RIPA) students are encouraged to explore ways in which they can combine their love of music, performance and entertainment and the reality of creating, securing and pursuing employment opportunities.

The Regional Music Institute and the Regional Institute of Performing Arts have both built a reputation for offering quality practice-led training. Their curriculum has been carefully constructed by  lecturers and teachers who have proven individual career success and are currently maintaining their professional practice, providing students with many real opportunities networking and working in the industry.

Students and graduates credit their study and career success to not just world class facilities, but the supportive, industry connected teachers, internship and employment opportunities with industry partners and everything else that comes from being part of a unique, engaging, creative community and music hub.

What’s on offer?


So what’s on offer, and how much experience in the industry do you need? We’re glad you asked.

No previous study or experience is required for the following entry-level courses;

Certificate 3 Music, Technical Production
Certificate 3 Music (Performance)
Certificate 3 Music Business
Certificate 3 Media (Radio)
Certificate 3 Arts Administration

The certificate 3 courses (above) are a pathway to our the new certificate 4 courses being offered (below) in 2017

Certificate 4 Music
Certificate 4 Sound Production
Certificate 4 Music Business
Certificate 4 Screen and Media

The above can be followed by a Diploma and Advanced course at Newcastle and The Grove Studios (Mangrove Mountain). The Certificate 3 Music, Media and Arts Administration courses start the week of 11 July 2016 and are delivered for 18 weeks, 2 days per week. They are available at both theNewcastle or Ourimbah campus.

How do I enrol?


Get in first and enrol on one of the following days..

In Newcastle

Friday 10 June and Saturday 11 June 10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 17 June and Saturday 18 June 10.30am – 12.30pm

Friday 24 June and Saturday 25 June 10.30am – 12.30pm

In Ourimbah

Wednesday 8 June and Friday 10 June 11.30am – 1.30pm

Wednesday 15 June and Friday 17 June 11.30am – 1.30pm

Wednesday 22 June and Friday 24 June 11.30am – 1.30pm

When can I find out more?

You can find out more about the courses (listed above), by visiting the RMI website or the RIPA website.

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