Certificate III in Music Industry

SAE Creative Media Institute

This course provides foundation training for developing musicians and producers for the commercial music industry. Students will gain experience and expertise by studying under the supervision and guidance of industry professionals in an environment of learning at your own pace with access to industry standard equipment and studios. Specialist streams in Performance or Sound Production.

Entry Requirements:

Satisfactory performance in an audition.


3 core units plus 8 electives.

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Work effectively in the music industry; Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice; Contribute to health and safety of self and others; Implement copyright arrangements. Specialist: Performance; Sound Production; Business. Plus electives.

Further information:

It is assumed that applicants are able to play an instrument or sing at a level which would enable satisfactory performance in a band situation at a basic level.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00312F

Related Careers:

Musician, Singer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
SAE Institute Byron Bay No info No Full time 6 months
Online (AUS) No info No Full time 6 months
SAE Institute Melbourne No info
SAE Institute Perth No info
SAE Institute Brisbane No info
SAE Institute Sydney No info
SAE Institute Adelaide No info No Full time 6 months

SAE is the leading global specialist in creative media education with courses in Animation, Audio, Design, Film, Games and Web & Mobile. Established in 1976, SAE now spans the globe with almost 50 campuses in more than 20 countries. 

In Australia, SAE provides government accredited Certificates, Diploma, Bachelor and Postgraduate courses across six campuses in Brisbane, Byron Bay, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth. SAE offers programs that as higher education qualifications, are eligible for full fee funding assistance under FEE HELP.

With SAE from day one, students start creating in world-class facilities, on the latest software and equipment, under the guidance of expert lecturers. Students can fast-track their learning to be degree qualified in just two years. 

The extensive knowledge of teachers who are experts in their fields and the rigorous curriculum gives students a competitive edge after graduation. Small class sizes, one-on-one learning, and interdisciplinary collaboration enable students to gain a range of skills and expertise in creative media.

SAE’s specialised courses are responsive to the dynamic and evolving nature of these industries ensuring that graduating students are well equipped to enter the creative industries.  During their studies, students can undertake professional placements, internships and work experience relevant to their chosen fields as well as showcase their work to industry and the general public at various exhibitions.


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