Certificate II in Music Industry

Course code: CUA20615

Registered Training Organisation: College of Sound and Music Production (COSAMP)

RTO Code: 41549

Delivered by Horsham College

Course Summary

Certificate II in Music Industry provides students with the foundation knowledge and skills required for entry into the music industry. Core units of competency in the program include developing and updating industry knowledge, participating in work, health and safety processes and working effectively with others. The elective units in the program allow students to specialise in an area of their interest from preparing for performances, mixing sound in a broadcasting environment or repairing and maintaining audio equipment.


Contribution towards VCAL

One credit towards a VCAL learning program is awarded on successful completion of 90 nominal hours of accredited VET curriculum.

Contribution towards VCE

On completion of Certificate II in Music, students are eligible for up to four units of credit at Unit 1 and 2 level

ATAR Contribution

No ATAR contribution

Scored Assessment Available

No scored assessment is not available.

National Accreditation

Program Delivery

Program structure

One-year Course


Horsham College Campus

Contact Days/Hours

Wednesdays 9.10 am to 3.15 pm

Structured Workplace Learning

20 hours of work placement is included in the program.

Employment and Study Pathways

Potential apprenticeship pathways

  • Certificate III in Music
  • Certificate III in Music Business
  • Certificate III in Technical Production
  • Certificate III in Music
  • Certificate IV in Music
  • Diploma or Bachelor of Music,
  • Diploma or Bachelor of Sound Production.

Potential occupations

  • Music Performer
  • Sound Engineer
  • Producer
  • Sound/Lighting Technician
  • Broadcaster
  • Stage Manager

Fees and Equipment

Materials Fee

To be paid by the DET for students attending public schools.  Independent and Catholic schools will discuss fees with their families.

Study Units

Units may include:

Unit code

One Year Course


Contribute to health and safety of self and others


Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge


Work effectively with others


Play or sing simple musical pieces


Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music


Play or sing from simple written notation


Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement


Compose simple songs or musical pieces

* Units may vary to meet the Victorian Curriculum Assessment Authority (VCAA) requirements and trends


RTO Contact

Horsham College

Lyndon Kuhne  (03) 5381 7712    

Contact the WSMVET Cluster Coordinator via the Contact Page

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