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CUA31020 Certificate III in Screen and Media

CUA31020 Certificate III in Screen and Media

National ID CUA31020 State ID BGT8

Your career in music production starts here.

Dreaming of trading sidewalk performances for stadiums? Gain practical skills and knowledge in the art of music production and development and take your music to the next level.

Hands on a sound desk


When Available all year round.

Study Mode Online and on campus.

Produce arena-worthy hits.

Discover the art of music production and development in our comprehensive course, where creativity, recording, refining music, and mastering new technology converge to enhance your musical skills. This qualification is your gateway to careers as a songwriter, recording artist, collaborative music producer, or professional in live sound production. Immerse yourself in essential techniques and tools required to become a proficient songwriter, music producer, and editor. The program is designed to elevate your craft and empower you to navigate the diverse facets of music creation. Whether you're an emerging artist or a seasoned performer, this course equips you with the strategies to shine on stage and effectively promote your musical endeavours.

Important information

Select your preferred campus and apply

Available all year round, 2024


Duration 6 Months
When Available all year round, 2024
Where Geraldton
How Self Paced Onsite [Career in Music]

Units and fees

To attain this qualification, you are required to successfully complete eleven (11) units of competence, comprising three (3) core and eight (8) elective units selected from the options provided below. 

For an approximate fee estimate, mark the boxes below corresponding to the number of units needed for this course. The estimated fees will be displayed on the right-hand side.


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
BSBCRT311 Apply critical thinking skills in a team environment $219.60 $66.15 $15.36
CUAIND311 Work effectively in the creative arts industry $244.00 $73.50 $5.78
CUAWHS312 Apply work health and safety practices $97.60 $29.40 $2.69


National ID Unit title General fee Concession Resource fee
Organise personal work priorities
$146.40 $44.10 $9.02
Implement copyright arrangements
$195.20 $58.80 $2.69
Incorporate technology into music making
$219.60 $66.15 $4.78
Prepare for musical performances
$170.80 $51.45 $4.78
Make music demos
$195.20 $58.80 $4.78
Perform basic sound editing
$122.00 $36.75 $2.69
Assist with sound recordings
$146.40 $44.10 $3.77
Prepare audio assets
$146.40 $44.10 $1.56

Please note: Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.

  • Fees may differ between campus locations due to the difference between elective units in the course study plan or a need to adapt courses to meet local industry needs.
  • Fees may also differ for individuals depending on units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning (RPL).
  • Fees are payable at the time of enrolment.
  • Total fees quoted include tuition fees and resource fees. You may also be required to purchase text books, uniforms or other personal equipment that are not included in this fee estimate.
  • For Lower Fees, Local Skills (half-price) courses please refer to additional eligibility information above.
  • Concession rates: If eligible, proof of concession must be presented.
  • Concessions and the secondary school age fee cap do not apply to commercial courses (short courses), or Foundation Programs (i.e ESL and General Education).
  • Secondary school aged persons (in 2024, students born on or after 1 July 2006 who are at least 15 years old in 2024) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course (tuition) fee chargeable is $420. Additional resource fees and discretionary fees may apply. 
  • VET Student Loans for eligible courses and fee caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.

More information: Visit our fees and payment options page or call us on 1800 672 700

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