Sound Production


National Code: CUS50209

Course information

This qualification has been replaced by a new version across Australia. The new version will shortly become available at North Coast TAFE. If you have any questions about this please contact us.

About the course

Course Number: CUS50209-01V03

This course is where your dreams become realities. If you desire to work in the music industry as an audio engineer then this is the course for you. Our Diploma Sound Production qualification includes developing your skills and knowledge in the areas of; managing large scale sound reinforcement PA, creating and mixing sound tracks to video and managing and operating a professional recording studio. You will develop the technical side of sound, as your course will provide you with the skills and knowledge in running a Large PA system, Music Events and recording and mixing CD’s.

This qualification is for persons who want to work in the creative arts - music, performing and entertainment industries as assistant sound engineers or sound designers. You will develop and apply a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or that of a team, develop specialist expertise, and learn to exercise music knowledge and artistic judgement. From the specialist elective units you can learn to plan, develop and implement audio/sound design and sound recordings. You can operate and maintain a variety of sound recording, production and playback equipment.
From the other elective units you can develop ICT/digital, rigging, post-production, project management and business skill for a career in the music and creative arts industries.

Other Requirements
Students require access to a computer with capacity to run AVID Pro Tools.

Work Placement
All students have the opportunity to gain event experience and participate in their various industry roles in our monthly public concerts.

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