Diploma of Music Industry - CUA50815

SAE Creative Media Institute

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Pre-degree
CRICOS: 00312F

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who have a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate their own work, and/or that of a team, in their chosen field in the music industry.Licensing/Regulatory Information National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk WorkThe National Standard for Licensing Persons Performing High Risk Work applies to persons performing dogging and rigging work. Completion of the following units is required for certification at either basic, intermediate or advanced levels:CPCCLDG3001A Licence to perform doggingCPCCLRG3001A Licence to perform rigging basic levelCPCCLRG3002A Licence to perform rigging intermediate levelCPCCLRG4001A Licence to perform rigging advanced level.National Code of Practice for Induction for Construction WorkSets and staging for some performances or events may fall within the definition of construction work. If so, people entering the construction site are required to complete the general induction training program specified by the National Code of Practice for Induction Training for Construction Work (Australian Safety Compensation Council, May 2007). Achievement of the unit CPCCOHS1001A Work safely in the construction industry from the CPC08 Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package fulfils this requirement.


  • 16 units: 4 core
  • 12 elective


  • Implement sound designs
  • Manage physical assets
  • Compile music for soundtracks
  • Analyse data from international markets
  • Investigate and design e-business solutions
  • Coordinate sound recording operations on location
  • Prepare compositions for publishing
  • Establish legal and risk management requirements of small business
  • Record sound on location
  • Mix recorded music
  • Plan market research
  • Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • Edit texts
  • Provide instrumental or vocal tuition
  • Coordinate touring arrangements
  • Manage distribution of music and associated products
  • Develop strategies to monetise digital engagement
  • Conduct research
  • Facilitate continuous improvement
  • Manage audio operations for outdoor events
  • Administer artists' royalty income
  • Develop techniques for composing music
  • Manage on-site event operations
  • Develop and manage complex public relations campaigns
  • Refine aural perception skills
  • Record sound
  • Develop and manage a budget
  • Lead and manage team effectiveness
  • Manage personal work priorities and professional development
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Manage risk
  • Develop a media plan
  • Perform music as part of a group
  • Plan social media engagement
  • Develop techniques for arranging music
  • Incorporate interactive technology into performance
  • Develop repertoire as part of a backup group
  • Establish systems that support innovation
  • Edit dialogue
  • Manage media assets
  • Design and develop an integrated marketing communication plan
  • Manage budgets and financial plans
  • Prepare a program for performance
  • Manage the operation of stage monitor systems
  • Select event venues and sites
  • Obtain and manage sponsorship
  • Originate and develop concepts
  • Manage people performance
  • Promote products and services to international markets
  • Manage licensing and assignment of works
  • Write persuasive copy
  • Compose music using electronic media
  • Manage wireless audio operations
  • Implement and monitor WHS policies, procedures and programs to meet legislative requirements
  • Design and develop learning resources
  • Critique cultural works
  • Develop conference programs
  • Perform accompaniment
  • Develop sound designs
  • Perform music using digital media
  • Interpret market trends and developments
  • Manage event staging components
  • Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities
  • Present live audition programs
  • Manage meetings
  • Provide musical leadership in performance
  • Provide freelance services
  • Produce sound recordings
  • Create mass print media advertisements
  • Develop technical skills and expand repertoire
  • Manage artists and their careers
  • Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities
  • Manage business document design and development
  • Implement and monitor marketing activities
  • Provide tuition for composition
  • Rehearse music for group performances
  • Manage copyright arrangements
  • Manage an information or knowledge management system
  • Mix live audio
  • Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials
  • Develop event concepts
  • Create a final sound balance
  • Maintain and enhance professional practice
  • Establish and adjust the marketing mix
  • Implement design solutions
  • Establish and maintain safe creative practice
  • Manage audio system control networks
  • Perform improvisation for audiences
  • Introduce cloud computing into business operations
  • Perform music as a soloist
  • Establish and manage recording contracts
  • Perform music from written notation
  • Undertake project work
  • Manage operational plan
  • Apply music industry knowledge
  • Manage front of house services
  • Manage project time
  • Plot and manage cues from musical scores
  • Compose music for screen
  • Write about music
  • Manage project integration
  • Work effectively in a business continuity context
  • Design and develop learning strategies
  • Administer music publishing income
  • Develop and maintain stagecraft skills
  • Create mass electronic media advertisements
  • Organise event infrastructure
  • Manage the promotion of creative acts
  • Develop and implement sound plans
  • Extend expertise in specialist creative fields
  • Develop performance techniques on a second instrument
  • Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement
  • Profile international markets
  • Develop artists and repertoire
  • Source funding for projects
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Build and sustain an innovative work environment
  • Develop and implement crisis management plans
  • Edit sound
  • Analyse consumer behaviour for specific international markets

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Online (AUS) Yes
  • Online/Off-campus : 6 semesters

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