Interested in audio production?
Don't play an instrument?
This course is for you!

Diploma of Music Industry

Sound Production

This online-only program is aimed at emerging producers, audio engineers and sound designers. Students explore audio production for film and visual media, digital audio theory, DAW based mixing and production, software synthesis, Foley, location audio and more.

A complementary equipment package worth over $1,700 AUD is included and features industry standard DAW software (Pro Tools 12, Ableton LIVE and Harrison Mixbus), USB mixer and audio interface, control surface, studio microphones (RODE and AKG), reference quality headphones and required textbooks from the Australian Copyright Council.


  • BSBCRT501 Originate and Develop Concepts
  • CUACMP511 Manage Copyright Arrangements
  • CUAIND402 Provide Freelance Services
  • CUAPPR505 Establish and Maintain Safe Creative Practice


  • CUAIND401 Extend Expertise in Specialist Creative Fields
  • CUASOU406Develop and Implement Sound Plans
  • CUASOU408 Edit Dialogue
  • CUASOU410 Record Sound on Location
  • CUASOU411 Coordinate Sound Recording
  • CUAWRT503 Write About Music
  • CUASOU405 Record Sound
  • CUASOU409 Mix Recorded Music
  • CUASOU407 Edit Sound
  • CUASOU503 Develop Sound Designs
  • CUASOU506 Create a Final Sound Balance
  • CUASOU505 Implement Sound Designs

2020 Full fee = $16,500

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

We have 4 intakes per year.

  • January
  • April
  • July
  • October


No you do not. Unlike our other Diploma program, there is no entry requirement consisting of a musical audition.

Full-Time study load

  • 1 year duration [4 study terms]
  • 40 weeks of study
  • 25-30 hours per week

Part-Time study load

  • 2 years duration [8 study terms]
  • 80 weeks of study
  • 10-15 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 Diploma of Music Industry AOMI has offered since 2015 has an equal split of sound production and music composition specialisation. This means it is suited to those with a musical performance or studio recording background.

The Diploma of Music Industry [Sound Production] program is aimed at students who want to explore audio production exclusively or who may not be musically inclined.



  • Yamaha MG10XU mixer and USB audio interface
  • Audio Technica AT875R condenser microphone
  • RODE M5 stereo condenser microphones [2]
  • Behringer X-Touch One control surface
  • Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro reference headphones
  • 3 x XLR cables


  • AVID Pro Tools 12 [perpetual academic license]
  • PACE iLok3 authorisation key
  • Ableton LIVE 10 lite
  • Harrison Mixbus v5


  • Copyright Council “Copyright and Music” [B137v02]
  • Copyright Council “Copyright and Publishers” [B147]

*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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Students who attain the Diploma of Music Industry qualification from AOMI are well placed within the industry to undertake a range of employment positions including the following:
Jingle composer  |  Music and/or record producer  |  Sound designer
Music composer for film, TV and/or gaming  |  Studio operator and/or assistant

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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