Let your passion for music shine
Take the next step in creating the music you love by building your musicianship skills and knowledge. NMIT’s Certificate IV in Music Performance is designed to improve musicianship skills while gaining extensive experience in performance, and preparing you for Industry and/or further study.
This part-time program includes flexible study options combining online and other off-campus delivery modes with and face to face training.
Connect and network with other music students
You will have opportunities to network extensively with other musicians and students studying music business, live production, sound production, and screen and media courses, helping you establish long lasting professional relationships from your first day.
NMIT’s Certificate IV in Music will give you the opportunity to create, practice and produce music in our state-of-the-art rehearsal facilities, recording studios, computer laboratories, and performance theatres.
Ask us about pathways to further TAFE training or Higher Education from this qualification.
Experienced teachers from the music industry will inspire you
Be inspired and encouraged by skilled teaching staff. Our teachers are all experienced musicians and educators who continue to be involved as music industry professionals with current networks and wide-ranging experience.
Can you demonstrate current skills in Music Performance? Why not apply for Recognition of Prior Learning and fast track your qualification.
About the Course
- Local Students
- International Students
- National Code: CUS40109
- CRICOS Code: 072764D
Check out our full-time study options here.
630 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.
Modes of Delivery
Online, Offsite, Classroom
Further Study and Careers
Pathways to Further Study
Students who complete part-time units will be credited with completed units if they gain a place in the full-time Advanced Diploma of Music or continue onto the Bachelor of Music. Audition processes apply to further study.
Graduates may seek employment in the music industry as music teachers, arrangers, performers, producers or agents.
For performance study, entrance requires an audition, interview and theory test (book online). Auditions are heldheld from October to early December. No audition is required for online and non-performance study options.
Student assessments are based on the application of practical tasks.
Principal Instrument 1: Off Campus Study Guide; Technical workbook (instrument specific); Contemporary Music Theory 1A and 1B; Keyboard 1: Off Campus Study Guide; online course materials provided for online units.
Local Fees:Want all the information on fees and charges? Click here to find out more, or contact NMIT on 03 9269 8400.
AU$12,400.00 per year
How to Apply:
Midyear entry is available for this course.
Entry to this course requires an audition, interview and theory test.
To book an audition and/or interview, please phone the department.
Units of Study
The hours displayed are nominal, as indicated in the National Training Package. Actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact the department for the latest student contact hours information.
|CUFCMP301A||Implement Copyright Arrangements|
|CUSIND301A||Work Effectively In The Music Industry|
|CUSMCP301A||Compose Simple Songs Or Musical Pieces|
|CUSMCP401A||Develop Techniques For Arranging Music|
|CUSMLT301A||Apply Knowledge Of Genre To Music Making|
|CUSMLT401A||Notate Music For Performance|
|CUSMLT403A||Analyse Functional Harmony|
|CUSMPF401A||Rehearse Music For Group Performances|
|CUSMPF404A||Perform Music As Part Of A Group|
|CUSMPF405A||Develop Instrumental Techniques|
|CUSMPF406A||Perform Music As A Soloist|
|CUSMPF408A||Develop Performance Techniques On A Second Instrument|
|CUSOHS301A||Follow Occupational Health And Safety Procedures|