Music - Certificate II

All Music courses offered at Prendiville are designed to encourage students to participate in musical activity as both a recreational and a vocational choice. It may serve as a pathway for further training and employment in a range of professions within the Music Industry, or simply as a means of experiencing the pleasure and satisfaction that comes from performing, analysing and making music. Whatever the reason, Music at Prendiville is an exciting, vibrant and popular choice for students.

The Music VET Certificate II course serves as an excellent introduction to the music industry, performance and band skills, studio recording, editing and music technology in a hands-on and practical environment.  The VET Music course makes prime use of our industry-standard recording studio, 300-seat theatre, music technology lab and purpose-built control room, all fitted with a complete package of industry-standard recording and sound equipment and ProTools software.

Units of competency in this course include, but are not limited to song-writing, sound recording and engineering, music performance, event management, music industry, copyright and ensemble work.

Completion of the VET Certificate II gives students a strong basis for the Certificate III in Year 11 and 12.  Our College partners with Collarts, a registered training organisation for the Certificate II in Music. Students selecting this course will be enrolled with this RTO and inducted into their requirements at the beginning of Year 10.

Whilst this is predominantly a practical class, written components will be required. These must be completed in full and to a high standard in order to meet the requirements of the course.

Cost:  There is an additional cost of $200 to cover the VET auspicing fee.

Prerequisite:  The study of Year 9 Music Performance and Technology is an advantage but not essential.  Some previous instrumental, vocal or music technology experience is required.

Pathway: This course leads to Certificate III Music Industry in Years 11 and 12.


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