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VET: Intro to Music Festivals and Event Management

CUS30209 Certificate III In Music Business

(SACE Stage Two; Recommended for Yr 11 & 12)


Have you ever wondered how Music Festivals work? Would you like to undertake placement in some of the, biggest and most known festivals?

This course gives you hands on, practical experience, that takes you through the process, from an idea, to a plan, right down to what happens on the day of a Festival, as well as every aspect of Event Management.

Commencement Dates:

32 Weeks commencing week 2, Term 1
Thursdays 9:30am to 3:30pm


St Paul’s Creative Centre
200 Pulteney St
Adelaide SA 5000
(corner of Flinders St)

Nationally Accredited Units of Competency and Nominal Hours:

CUSOHS301A – Follow Occupational Health & Safety procedures (10)
BSBSMB302A – Develop a micro business proposal (30)
CUFCMP301A – Implement copyright arrangements (20)
CUSIDN301A – Work effectively in the music industry (35)
CUSIND302A – Plan a career in the creative arts industry (35)
CUSADM301A – Administer operations for rehearsals and performances (35)
CUSMKG301A – Assist with the promotion of creative acts (35)
CUSMLT301A – Apply a knowledge of genre to music making (40)
CUSEVT301A – Book performance venues (35)
SITTVAF001A – Provide venue information and assistance (20)
SITXEVT002A – Provide event staging support (30)

SACE Credits:

45 Credits at Stage 2

Pre-course experience or pre-requisites:

Students will be required to have completed studies at Certificate I and/or Certificate II level OR have completed year 10 (do not have to be currently at school). The course focus is on Music Business. As such students do not need to be musicians themselves, but have an interest in the music industry as a career. Musicans are also encouraged to participate, as these are the same skills they will need to pursue their own careers as a self managed artist in the modern music industry.

Course Cost: $2495.00

Please note: all courses have minimum enrolments that must be achieved for courses to proceed. Unit selection may be subject to change.