CERT III & IV

Mount Pleasant College offers nationally recognised qualifications in Sound Production – Certificate III & Certificate IV. Students in these courses will develop technical understanding, skill and experience in both live audio and studio production environments.

 

You will learn the theory, setup and operation of audio systems. Additionally, you will be exposed to lighting installation and application, as well as elements of event direction and production management. This knowledge and skill will be put into practice as the students assist, run and direct the production of live events and studio recording projects. You will be introduced to some industry-leading consoles, digital audio workstations and our in-house recording & mixing studio, becoming proficient in the use of this equipment and software as you move through to the higher level Sound Production courses.

 

As you complete the Sound Production courses you will gain considerable understanding and experience in live sound and studio production and be equipped to enter the technical production industry or complete advanced study.

IN THESE COURSES YOU WILL:

  • learn the detailed theory and art of audio in live and studio environments
  • develop your use of industry leading digital audio workstations
  • create, edit, record and mix both your own and other artists’ original music
  • become proficient using industry-leading live audio consoles.

Future Pathways

CERTIFICATE III

  • Certificate IV in Sound Production (MPC)

CERTIFICATE IV

  • Bachelor of Music (WAAPA) majoring in Composition and Music Technology
  • Advanced Diploma of Sound Production (WAAPA)
  • Bachelor of Creative Arts (Murdoch University)
  • Industry 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
  • CUASOU312 Develop and apply knowledge of audio theory
  • CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice
  • CUAMPF314 Make music demos
  • CUASOU212 Perform basic sound editing
  • CUASOU331 Undertake live audio operations
  • CUASOU317 Record and mix basic music demos
  • CUASOU308 Install and disassemble audio equipment
  • CUALGT311 Operate basic lighting

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
  • CUALGT311 Operate basic lighting
  • CUASOU421 Mix audio for live productions
  • CUASOU406 Develop and implement sound plans
  • CUAMLT311 Develop and apply aural perception skills
  • CUASOU417 Edit sound
  • CUASOU419 Mix recorded music
  • CUASOU308 Install and disassemble audio equipment
  • SIRXMKT006 Develop a social media strategy
  • CUASOU415 Record sound

CUA30920

CERTIFICATE III IN MUSIC
(SOUND PRODUCTION)

DURATION

3 Terms

CONTACT TIME

6 hours per week (1 day – Friday)

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Audition / Interview

COST

$2,950*

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

CUA40920

CERTIFICATE IV IN MUSIC
(SOUND PRODUCTION)

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