TAFE Music Course Info & Enrolment Help

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Come launch your career as an Electronic Music Producer!

Music Course Info Sessions Every Tuesday at 6:30pm, starting Tues 16 January.
at TAFE Ultimo, building M, room M1.7
map directions to 32 Mary Ann St, that's the cafe across the street.

Unit then, email
or sms 0404 331 376.


Starts 23 January 2018

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Starts 13 February 2018

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Ableton Short Course - Fully Subsidised, you pay nothing!
The most popular music production software can you be yours to command. From Flume to NIN to Tame Impala to Skrillex to David Guetta to Imagine Dragons, you'll learn to use one of the most powerful samplers, pitch shifting, time warping, filters, FX, and built in instruments to create any music you can imagine.

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This video explains how to become amazing at Electronic Music Production

This 7 minute video decribes every bit of our unique Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production), so you can see why it's the best EMP Diploma in Australia.

Become an Electronic Music Producer
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Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)
Starts 13 February 2018
(1 year, no pre-requisite, no interview, Vet Student Loan available)

If you want to be an electronic music producer or recording artist, this is the fast track for you. Compared to our normal Diploma in Sound Production, which is for producing organic bands, this Electro course doubles up on the recording software. While the other guys are the big studio spending hours to get a full band mic'd up and sounding good, you instantly get a professional, amazing sound from the software instrument, so you can jump straight into creative choices. If you show up and participate, you will finish with radio-ready polished tracks for sale in the market. We teach you to sell your music online everywhere globally, get your Soundcloud and Facebook together, advertise on Facebook cheaply. Plus you will take it to the stage using Ableton Push controllers and CDJs.OH MY GOD the price is insanely low!

This course is subsidised on the Smart & Skilled scheme, so the government may pay most of it for you, and you can put the rest on a student loan. If you get a disability fee exemption you pay nothing.

Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Electronic Music Production)
(1 Semester, 9:30-4:30, 3 days a week, Pre-requisite Diploma Electronic Music or similar, Vet Student Loan available)

For those who completed the Diploma Sound Production (Electronic Music), or have a lot of experience producing electronic music in Ableton, this is the next step toward fulfilling your creative vision, and fulfilling your career goals. You will become fluent running a recording studio with large mixing console and outboard gear, you'll master mastering, get way more advanced at composition and songwriting, both in terms quantity and quality, and Eric Chapus will teaching you how to do an amazing live set that earns good money. More songs, better songs, better sounds, better money, this is it. We plan to reun this 2 days a week for 20 weeks, and the price is insanely. OH MY GOD the price is insanely low!

This course is subsidised on the Smart & Skilled scheme, so the government may pay most of it for you, and you can put the rest on a student loan. If you get a disability fee exemption you pay nothing.



ERIC CHAPUS - Endorphin
Image and video hosting by TinyPic Endorphin (Eric Chapus) placed in the top 100 Australian Dance Songs of All Time by In The Mix. He’s toured the world with artists like Moby and Massive Attack, won Unearthed, got major record and publishing deals with Sony, released 6 albums, had 2 ARIA nominations, hits in Triple J's Hottest 100, composed music for TV, film, commercials, and is still going strong.  Check him out


DAMIEN GOUNDRIE - Southlight, Mystery Blonde
Certified Ableton Trainer Damien Goundrie started his career DJ'ing in the early 90's, releasing his first track in 1994. He coordinated and taught on SAE's electronica music production course for 6 years before jumping ship to work on Sydney TAFE Music's Diploma of Sound Production (Electronic Music). He produces music under the names Southlight, Mystery Blonde, and Reel Sessions, which have all received critical and commercial success. Damien is co owner of Sydney label, Glass Wax Records. He recently had a hit with Southlight's "You + I" featuring Nathan Mahon.


THOMAS MARLAND - Panama, The Nights
Thomas is a graduate of the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, specialising in composition. He was a multi-instrumentalist for international touring act 'Panama' ( playing guitar and synths. He also sets up, monitors and manipulates Ableton Live sets for live shows and was a producer in Sydney electronica trio, "The Nights".

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Our alumni are all over Triple J, including Nick Findlay their Asst Music Director, and it seems like every major company in the music business has our alumni working there.  We train in Music Business, Music Performance and Music Production for recording and live sound. Certificate II through Diploma. We have a great recording studio, a teaching staff of music industry professionals, and close contacts in the music industry in Australia and around the world.

Build Your Projects, Build Your Team, Build Your Career
SYDNEY TAFE teaches all the related industries, including RADIO, TV, FILM, PHOTOGRAPHY, SET DESIGN, FASHION, ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS.  You can start building your team and your career  by joining our group at

All of our diplomas will help you get into university without an ATAR. Ask your preferred university, they usually will accept you into any course you want when you have a diploma. One semester Cert III, one semester Diploma, and you're done.  And if you do the Diploma in Music Business, you'll learn how how to make money with publicity, social media, grants, crowd funding, gigs, airplay, merch, digital and physical sales, and much more. AWESOME!

Head Teacher: Kerry Furlong
(02)  9217  3711

MG.1A Mary Ann St
Ultimo NSW 2007 
near UTS & the ABC

between Wattle & Harris St

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To enrol you will need a USI, or Unique Student Identifier number. It only takes 3 minutes to get one at . If you forgot your USI, you can get it at by putting in your mobile number. Thanks!!