CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry

Take the first step towards a career in the music industry with this entry-level course. Develop the foundation skills you need to work as a junior sound assistant or music assistant.

The creative arts industry plays an important role in Australia's economy. According to the Australian Government's MySkills service, it contributes over $10 billion to the our economy and employs nearly 100,000 people. The emergence of new technologies and wide range of job prospects available mean this is an exciting industry to be a part of.

This course will give you a basic knowledge of the music, performing arts, and creative arts industries. From the electives you choose you can start to develop skills in music literacy, musical performance, or audio and sound production. At TAFE Queensland, our teachers are industry professionals, meaning you learn from the best, and in our state of the art facilities.

This course will give you the basic knowledge and skills required for entry-level work in the music industry. You will also be prepared to pursue further studies.

Study mode

On Campus

Course duration

12 months


66 Ernest Street, South Brisbane Queensland 4101


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Musician$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Audio Visual Technician$1,150 weekly pay
Sound Engineer$1,350 weekly pay
Music Manager$1,350 weekly pay
Music Publisher$1,400 weekly pay
Music Producer$1,400 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding.

Enquire with TAFE Queensland to check your eligibility.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

The CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry is a nationally recognised course delivered by TAFE Queensland, a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). An RTO is strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

Payment options

For more information about this course and payment options please enquire now.

About this provider

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. TAFE Queensland deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Operating since 1998
Legal name TAFE Queensland
RTO code 0275