CERT III & IV

Mount Pleasant College offers nationally recognised Certificate III & Certificate IV in Music qualifications. In this course, you will gain a foundational understanding of music theory and be exposed to song writing, music performance and music production, while gaining valuable experience in each field. In Certificate IV, you will begin to specialise as you write, record and release your own EP.

 

While studying at MPC, you will have access to our professional rehearsal, performance, and recording facilities in which to develop your craft. Our talented and dedicated trainers have the skills and experience to help you share your music with the world. You will be stretched as artists and producers which may open up new career opportunities in music composition, professional performance and music production.

 

Throughout the music courses you will compose, arrange, record and produce your own original music and audition for the annual MPC industry showcase event.

 

Upon completing these courses you will be well prepared for industry placements and internships or continue to advanced music studies.

IN THESE COURSES YOU WILL:

  • expand your understanding and experience
    of music theory
  • compose your own songs
  • arrange and record original music
  • perform your songs before live audiences.

Future Pathways

CERTIFICATE III

  • Certificate IV in Music (MPC)

CERTIFICATE IV

  • Bachelor of Music (WAAPA) majoring in Contemporary Performance,
    Jazz Performance, or Composition and Music Technology
  • Diploma of Music (WAAPA) Music Artist
  • Industry involvement and experience

Course Units – Cert III

  • CUAIND314 Plan a career in the creative arts industry
  • CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements
  • CUAIND313 Work effectively in the music industry
  • CUAMCP311 Create simple musical compositions
  • CUAMLT313 Develop musical notation skills
  • CUAMPF311 Develop technical skills for musical performances
  • CUAMPF312 Prepare for musical performances
  • CUAMPF314 Make music demos
  • CUASOU212 Perform basic sound editing
  • CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
  • CUAMCP313 Create simple musical pieces using music technology

Course Units – Cert IV

  • BSBESB301 Investigate business opportunities
  • CUACMP311 Implement copyright arrangements
  • CUAIND411 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • CUAMWB402 Manage feedback on creative practice
  • BSBPMG421 Apply project time management techniques
  • CUAMCP313 Create simple musical pieces using music technology
  • CUAMLT411 Notate music for performance
  • CUAMCP412 Compose musical pieces
  • CUAMLT311 Develop and apply aural perception skills
  • CUAMLT413 Analyse basic harmony functions
  • CUAMPF414 Perform music as part of a group
  • SIRXMKT006 Develop a social media strategy
  • CUAMPF417 Develop vocal techniques
  • CUASOU415 Record sound

CUA30920

CERTIFICATE III IN MUSIC

DURATION

3 Terms

CONTACT TIME

6 hours per week (1 day)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Audition / Interview

COST

$2,950*

*Note this course require students to bring their own devices.

CUA40920

CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSIC

DURATION

4 Terms

CONTACT TIME

12 hours per week
(2 days – Thursday & Friday)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Audition / Interview

COST

$3,950*

*Note this course require students to bring their own devices.

MODE OF DELIVERY

Face to face