Course Details


Certificate IV

Study Load

Full Time

Study Mode


Course Location

New South Wales

Oxford Creative Academy

Certificate IV in Music (Performance Specialisation)

Our Live Music Performance course will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and confidence to excel in live performance. Whether you’re a budding musician seeking to hone your talents or a seasoned performer looking to refine your craft, this course is for you!

Developed in close consultation with industry professionals, this course is not just about theory. It’s about practical, hands-on learning that is directly applicable to the real world of music. Graduate with a nationally recognised qualification – Cert IV in Music (Performance) that will set you apart in the industry.

This course has been designed with practical, transferable skill sets in real-time industry contexts, allowing students the creative freedom and ability to work across all five sectors of the music industry:

  1. Creation

  2. Management

  3. Distribution

  4. Publishing

  5. Events


On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Work collaboratively as a member of an ensemble to prepare for and present ensemble music performances

  • Use musical instruments, music ensemble equipment and rehearsal and performance space in an appropriate and safe manner

  • Respond appropriately to direction in rehearsals

  • Apply music elements* when playing/singing in a music ensemble

  • Play/sing proficiently in a music ensemble

  • Present polished music performances

  • Plan, organise and complete music activities

  • Identify the use and effect of music elements.

  • Develop business skills and knowledge.

* music elements: intonation; tuning; blend and balance; tone; style; dynamics; articulation; phrasing; expression; posture.