CUA30920 Certificate III in Music

Important: Please note that this course is undergoing redevelopment in 2023 and will not be on the timetable during that time. However, we are accepting expressions of interest for this course, and delivery will be considered based on those enquiries. If you have any questions regarding this course or would like to submit an expression of interest, please contact our Future Students team.

From worship directors and pastors, to instrumentalists and vocalists, this innovative program is designed to equip people involved in worship music for their unique ministry.

Course Description

When you join AC -- no matter your level of musical experience -- in our CUA30920 Certificate III in Music, you will learn invaluable performance and improvisation techniques; as well as improve your song writing, chart reading, arranging, recording and music directing skills. 

You will also gain a critical understanding of the music industry, musical genres and copyright. Delivered online, this nationally recognised qualification is suitable for all people at all levels of musicianship, even if you have no previous formal vocal or instrumental training.

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Course Structure

This course comprises 11 units of competency to be completed over 6 months full time and consists of:

  • 4 Core units
  • 7 Elective units

To be awarded the Certificate III in Music Industry, students must show competency in 4 core and 7 elective units.

Entry Requirements

Essential Requirements: Nil.

Recommended Requirements: For prospective students from a non-English speaking background, an IELTS Score of 5.5 (or demonstrate equivalent English proficiency) is recommended.

Additional Requirements: This program requires a government issued Unique Student Identifier (USI) number. See for details and to secure your USI.

Study Modes

Delivery Mode: Online
6 months full time
By Term

Fees & Timetable

A complete Fee Schedule for all Alphacrucis programs and courses can be found in our Fees Information section.

You can access the full list of AC’s timetables here.

Government loans are unavailable for this course. An alternative option is Study Loans, a private student loan provider. To learn more about VET loans provided by Study Loans, click here.

Career Opportunities

In these creative fields, the possibilities for your vocation are endless. Become a musician, a song-writer, a creative writer, work in production or audiography, worship lead in your church, teach music to others, or start your own collective for creatives everywhere.

Alumni Story

“I absolutely adore AC. I have learned more than I could ever expect, and I have been inspired and challenged on a whole different level. What I love most is that the environment is so friendly, I feel at home. It’s amazing to wake up in the morning knowing that I’ll be going to a place where I can pursue my passion, a place where I know I’m appreciated and loved.”

Gretchen Johnson, Music Graduate


Student Services

For more information on the suite of student support services available, please see our Student Services section.

Course Code: CUA30920    RTO National code: 90525    Legal name: Alphacrucis College Limited