Certificate III in Music Industry

  • AOMI’s Cert. III in Music Industry qualification is primarily aimed at students who are still in secondary school — years 9-12
  • Mature aged students are also welcome to apply
  • The Cert. III is a music performance-based program and applicants must play a musical instrument, or sing
  • Students are expected to dedicate a min. of 15 hours per week to their online studies and must have a recent model computer, high speed internet connection and basic word processing software


  • BSBWHS201 Contribute to Health and Safety of Self and Others
  • CUACMP311 Implement Copyright Arrangements
  • CUAIND313 Work Effectively in the Music Industry
  • CUAMLT302 Apply Knowledge of style and Genre to Music Industry Practice


  • CUAMLT301 Develop and Apply Aural Perception Skills
  • CUAMLT303 Notate Music
  • CUAMPF301 Develop Technical Skills in Performance
  • CUAMPF406 Perform Music as a Soloist
  • CUAMPF304 Make a Music Demo
  • CUAMCP301 Compose Simple Songs or Musical Pieces
  • CUAMCP303 Develop Simple Musical Pieces using Electronic Media

2020 Full fee = $7,600

  • Fees include equipment and textbooks required for the course.
  • Payment plans are available on request.


  • Cert. III is not eligible for HECS or VET student loans
  • Cert. III is not eligible for Austudy or Youth Allowance

We have 4 intakes per year.

  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October

Having some level of proficiency on an instrument (any) or vocals is a pre-requisite of entry for this course.
All course content is delivered in the language of English and as such, applicants must satisfy basic English skills in order to be accepted. If you have questions about this, and English is not your primary language, you will need to discuss this with enrolment staff. Please contact us!

  • Full-Time study load only
  • 1 year duration [4 study terms]
  • 40 weeks of study
  • 15-20 hours per week

Nationally Recognised and Accredited Training

AOMI’s programs of study are nationally recognised and accredited. RTO Number 41137.


  • AOMI’s programs of study are tailored to be delivered in an online-only format
  • All students are expected to have access to a recent model computer and a high-speed internet connection
  • All lesson content is delivered online, and supplied resources (i.e. text-books, software etc.) are mailed to the student’s residential address, upon enrolment
  • AOMI’s programs of study are delivered in English and students must have English language proficiency
  • The Cert. III in Music Industry qualification is aimed at current secondary school age musicians or vocalists (years 9-12) who can dedicate an additional 15+ hours per week to their current study roster
  • Commencing 2020, the Cert. III program will be offered full time only (i.e. no part time study option)



  • Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB audio interface
  • Shure PGA58 microphone with included cable
  • Novation “LaunchKEY Mini” MIDI keyboard
  • Studio headphones


  • Ableton LIVE 10 lite


  • Sandy Feldman “Practical Theory Complete”
  • A4 manuscript pad
  • Copyright Council “Copyright Essentials” [B127v04]

*Please note supplied equipment and resources are subject to change without notice

  • Recent model computer
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Word processing software such as Microsoft Word or similar

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The Cert. III in Music Industry qualification is a pathway into the Cert IV in Music Industry course or can be taken “stand alone” to expand the students knowledge base and skill-set. Some Bachelor level music programs also consider the Cert. III to be evidence of suitability for.

How to enrol

  1. Fill out enrolment form
  2. Supply a copy of your birth certificate
  3. Submit via email to enrol@aomi.edu.au


Certificate III in Music Industry

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