CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Key Details & Info about COSAMP's Online Course


Are you a student or school-leaver looking for a flexible, online study option to kick start your Audio Engineering career? Are you already in the Music Industry and looking for a formal qualification to upskill? Are you a Teacher or Coordinator looking to hone your skills and give your students and music programs the edge at your school?

COSAMP is proud to offer a unique self-paced learning alternative to your sound production study, with our online Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)!

The course is a great solution for those wishing to update their music industry qualifications to include invaluable knowledge about today’s music technology, now such an integral part of 21st Century music production and performance. Plus, with the option for a wholly online course involving no contact hours onsite, the course is perfect for those in remote or regional areas and those students looking to undertake flexible study around their existing work/life schedule.


Successful admission into this course will give students access to COSAMP’s Student Site, an extensive online resource library with 160+ lessons on audio theory and music technology topics as well as video content and industry reference links.

You’ll also get a USB Hard Drive with pre-formatted DAW session files and activities you’ll need to complete your assessments.

Most importantly, you’ll get access to the Online Learning Portal which will walk you through your course, step by step, as well as 10 hours of Online Trainer Support. Our trainers are always on hand to assist with any aspects of the course you need, with tailored one-on-one screen sharing sessions specific to your needs and your DAW / studio setup.

Get qualified online with COSAMP's Cert IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)
Flexible online study in your own home, with COSAMP's Cert IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)



Course Code: CUA40915

Course Title: Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Next Intake Start: February 2022

Course Duration: 12 months (recommended)

Course Fees: $4,995.00
($1,500.00 due upon enrolment. The balance is then paid via 3 additional quarterly repayments)

RTO: PKY Media Pty Ltd, trading as The College of Sound and Music Production (RTO #41549)

Course Pre-Requisites: Successful admission into this course will involve a short Pre-Enrolment Interview. In addition, prospective students will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Year 11 or equivalent
  • Minimum 16 years of age
  • Access to industry standard equipment and DAW software platform (ie. Pro Tools, Logic or Ableton)
  • Access to an internet connection

Enquiries opening soon for Feb 2022!

Your Study... In Detail


COSAMP’s CUA40915 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) consists of fourteen Units of Competency (see below), divided into eight ‘short courses’ that you complete online, in your own time. Learn the skills and knowledge required to work as a digital producer, a live sound mixer or a studio engineer using our exclusive real world exercises to hone your skills. You’ll also learn about planning a business for the new music industry and how to manage your time!

Students are given access to our Online Learning Portal, which will guide them through the short courses within the program. Each course contains a number of logical steps including planning your study, reading and researching, practice activities in your preferred DAW software and submitting your assessment task work.


Project Time Management
BSBPMG410 Apply project time management techniques

Sound Production Theory
Online theory exam

Business Planning
BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas
BSBSMB301 Investigate micro business opportunities
BSBSMB404 Undertake small business planning

Production Analysis and Review *
CUAWRT503 Write about music

Live Sound *
CUASOU306 Operate sound reinforcement systems

CUASOU409 Mix recorded music
CUASOU311 Mix music in a studio environment
CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields

Production Music
CUAMCP303 Develop simple musical pieces using electronic media
BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright

Sound Design
CUASOU304 Prepare audio assets
CUASOU407 Edit sound
CUASOU408 Edit dialogue

Safety in the Music Workplace
CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

* These two courses are optional, however each student must choose ONE of these two courses in order to complete the program.


  • Boom Operator
  • Composer
  • Dialogue Editor
  • Digital Audio Technician
  • Electronic Music Producer
  • Gaming Audio Programmer
  • Live Sound Engineer
  • Location Recording Engineer

  • Mastering Engineer
  • Music Editor
  • Music Producer
  • Musician
  • Performer
  • Pro Tools Operator
  • Production Coordinator
  • Radio Content Producer

  • Recording Artist
  • Remixer
  • Songwriter
  • Sound & Lighting Technician
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Effects Editor / Producer
  • Studio Engineer
  • Writer/Arranger

Enquiries currently closed. Reopening soon for February 2022!

Enquiries currently closed. Reopening soon for the next intake for COSAMP’s flexible, online Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) course!