Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

John Curtin College of the Arts       RTO 50549


GAT Music students only

New students are able to enter this course upon an audition with the HOLA of Music. Students must be able to read music and play an instrument.

Qualification Description

This is a nationally recognised qualification that reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks in the music industry, work under direct supervision, and use limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context.

Learners throughout the two years will develop skills and knowledge to perform a broad range of functions in music performance and literacy and applying creative arts industry knowledge. Students will work independently and in ensemble groups to enhance their talent and abilities required by the music industry. Students will be expected to rehearse and then perform in front of peers, college and community audiences on many occasions.

Students who completed the GAT/Enrichment Music course in lower school are provided with a continuation of their instrumental / voice tuition through the PSIM program, 20 minutes per week throughout Years 11 and 12. Ensemble attendance is a compulsory requirement for students accessing PSIM lessons.


The qualification involves learners completing eight units of competency over the two years. These units comprise of core and elective units. The learner must be deemed competent in all eight competencies to achieve the qualification.

Assessment tasks may include but not limited to individual and group rehearsals and performances, work books, self- reflections, peer assessment, online tasks and theoretical knowledge questions.

The qualification certificate will be issued by John Curtin College of the Arts at the completion of Year 12.

 Possible Pathways

CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry

CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry

CUA50815 Diploma of Music Industry

CUA60515 Advanced Diploma of Music Industry

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