Certificate III and IV in Music Industry (Performance) with JMI

CUA30915 & CUA40915 - FOR HIGHSCHOOL STUDENTS ONLY
INTERESTED IN STUDYING A BACHELOR OF MUSIC AFTER YOU LEAVE SCHOOL?

Course Description

The Certificate III and IV in Music Industry (CUA30915 & CUA40915) are both available to current Year 11 and Year 12 high school students. The certificate courses are highly practical and taught in a holistic manner with the majority of contact hours spent performing on your instrument. Completing the certificate courses is excellent preparation for tertiary studies in music as well as being a great extra-curricular qualification for those who excel in their instrumental music programs. Students can gain up to eight credits towards your QCE (Queensland Certificate of Education) by completing a Certificate III or IV in Music, which may have a positive effect on your OP. Read more

Course Structure

Both programs run for 30 weeks at the JMI campus. The courses are made up of the following classes:

  • Musicianship
    Learn the fundamentals of western music harmony. Develop transcription skills and aural ear training skills.
  • Improvisation
    Learn to apply theoretical and aural teaching to practice. Learn improvisational skills over jazz repertoire.
  • Ensemble
    Learn to perform in an ensemble, read charts, write arrangements.
  • Musicology
    Listening and analysing music from 1890’s to now.
  • OH&S & Copyright
    Learn about Occupational Health & Safety and Copyright in the music industry
  • Instrumental lessons
    Get lessons with an instrumental teacher.

Applying for these courses

To apply for these courses, prospective students need to perform an audition. Audition requirements and the process of the audition are available on our How to Apply page.

COURSE FEES

Fees for 2017: $2,625
Fortnightly payment options are available through PaySmart upon application.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for these courses, prospective students need to perform an audition. Audition requirements and the process of the audition are available on our How to Apply page.

ASSESSMENT

Students will be assessed on a combination of written, practical performance and presentation of on-going work books.

STUDENT SUITABILITY

This is an excellent course for students who enjoy performing music and want to know how it is constructed. This course will provide thorough knowledge for advancement to tertiary music courses.

CAREER OPTIONS

  • Performing musician
  • Music teacher
  • Composer
  • Arranger
 

More about these courses

These courses are a great supplement to high school instrumental and classroom music for high school students looking for that extra opportunity to grow as a musician. Lessons are conducted in a small performing ensemble setting of five to eight students per class. The small class sizes means that extra attention is paid to each and every student, resulting in a more inclusive and intensive learning environment. Classes are delivered by the esteemed faculty at JMI. To find out more about JMI’s faculty, click here.

Nationally Mapped Units

Here are the nationally mapped units that form the full qualification for each certificate course

CUA30915 – Certificate III in Music Industry (Performance)
Core Units:
BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others
CUACMP301 Implement copyright arrangements
CUAIND303 Work effectively in the music industry
CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice

Elective Units (Performance Stream):
CUAMLT303 Notate Music
CUAMPF203 Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music
CUAMPF301 Develop technical skills in performance
CUAMPF302 Prepare for performances
CUAMPF305 Develop improvisation skills
CUAMPF402 Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
CUAMPF404 Perform music as part of a group

CUA40915 – Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance)

Core Units:
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro-business opportunities
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

Elective Units (Performance Stream):
CUAMCP401 Develop techniques for arranging music
CUAMLT303 Apply knowledge of music theory rudiments to notating music
CUAMLT401 Notate music for realisation in music performance and industry practice
CUAMLT403 Analyse and apply functional harmony
CUAMPF302 Prepare for performances
CUAMPF305 Develop improvisation skills
CUAMPF401 Rehearse music for group performances
CUAMPF402 Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
CUAMPF404 Perform music as part of a group
CUAMPF410 Perform music from written notation