Course Details


Certificate II

Study Load

Full Time

Course Location

New South Wales


Certificate II in Music - CUA20620

Type of institution: TAFE Institute
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00591E

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of routine tasks in the music industry, work under direct supervision, and use limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context. They may work in environments that require foundational skills in music performance, music making or composition, sound production, or music business.The job roles that relate to this qualification may include studio assistant, music retail assistant, entry level performer, entry level producer, stagehand and road crew.Licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification considerationsQualificationNo licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.Units of competency in qualificationSome individual units of competency may have their own licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements. Users must check individual units of competency for licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements relevant to that unit.


  • Plan and apply time management
  • Work effectively with others
  • Use digital technologies to communicate in a work environment
  • Incorporate technology into music making
  • Support personal wellbeing in the workplace
  • Maintain interactive content
  • Develop musical ideas and knowledge
  • Develop basic audio skills and knowledge
  • Investigate business opportunities
  • Contribute to the health and safety of self and others
  • Perform basic sound editing
  • Apply knowledge of music culture to music making
  • Develop skills to play or sing music
  • Participate in sustainable work practices
  • Use business software applications
  • Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge
  • Incorporate music technology into performances
  • Repair and maintain audio equipment
  • Perform simple repertoire in ensembles
  • Assist with bump in and bump out of shows
  • Follow a design process
  • Mix sound in a broadcasting environment
  • Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication
  • Perform music from simple written notation
  • Perform simple musical parts in ensembles
  • Operate digital media technology packages
  • Develop web presence using social media
  • Develop basic lighting skills
  • Perform simple musical pieces
  • Assist with sound recordings
  • Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context