available full time / 2 years part time
available full time / 2 years part time
If you have a passion for music and dream of taking your musicianship skills to the next level, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Evening/Flexible is the next step towards the main stage. You’ll learn the fundamentals of being a musician with an emphasis on performance. Best of all, you’ll be learning in Melbourne - the music capital of Australia. We have more live music venues per capita than any other city in the world and the Victorian music industry contributes over $1.5 billion to the Australian economy, so you’ll have plenty of chances to pick up your instrument.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Evening/Flexible is a popular part-time study option for musicians of most ages and abilities. You’ll improve your skills and knowledge, both practical and theoretical. Melbourne Polytechnic gives the ability to choose from a range of units offered on campus, off campus and online. Alongside developing your primary instrument skills, you might choose to study theory foundations, improvisation, group performance, songwriting, keyboard as a secondary instrument or music industry studies. Melbourne Polytechnic’s music programs are highly regarded, and our alumni include founding members of ARIA-winning band Augie March, and multi-CMC award winner, Jasmine Rae. You’ll be taught by experienced, working musicians and have the opportunity to perform in venues around Melbourne as part of your course.
Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Performance) - Evening/Flexible will increase your confidence as a performer and expand your skills and knowledge to benefit your musicianship. Graduates may seek employment in the music industry as performers, producers, arrangers, composers or music teachers. If you’re interested in further study, you will receive credits for successfully completed units from this part-time Certificate IV if you decide to enrol in full-time courses, such as the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Performance).
"It means future to me now. All I was doing before this was working in small jobs, or jobs that aren't going to get me far in life, so studying is a huge deal to me. It got me where I am now.... And it actually, studying gave me a path to go somewhere in my life."
615 hours. Part-time music studies include some units taken off campus, online, as well as Tuesday nights on-campus, and various flexible options. A midyear intake is available for part-time online entry
Tue - 6pm - 9pm
You will be assessed based on the application of practical tasks
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CUAMPF203||DEVELOP ENSEMBLE SKILLS FOR PLAYING OR SINGING MUSIC||Core||50|
|CUAMPF305||DEVELOP IMPROVISATION SKILLS||Core||35|
|CUAMPF405||DEVELOP INSTRUMENTAL TECHNIQUES||Core||50|
|CUAMLT403||DEVELOP SKILLS IN ANALYSIS OF FUNCTIONAL HARMONY||Core||55|
|BSBCRT401||ARTICULATE, PRESENT AND DEBATE IDEAS||Core||40|
|CUAWHS302||APPLY WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY PRACTICES||Core||10|
|CUAMPF401||REHEARSE MUSIC FOR GROUP PERFORMANCES||Core||85|
|CUAMPF403||DEVELOP REPERTOIRE AS PART OF A BACK-UP GROUP||Core||60|
|CUAMPF408||DEVELOP PERFORMANCE TECHNIQUES ON A SECOND INSTRUMENT||Core||40|
|BSBIPR401||USE AND RESPECT COPYRIGHT||Core||50|
|CUAMLT301||DEVELOP AND APPLY AURAL PERCEPTION SKILLS||Core||45|
|BSBSMB301||INVESTIGATE MICRO BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES||Core||30|
|CUAIND501||APPLY MUSIC INDUSTRY KNOWLEDGE||Core||85|
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