Qualification details

CUA20615 - Certificate II in Music Industry (Release 1)


Usage recommendation:
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUS20109 - Certificate II in MusicUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Revised title and clarification of packaging rules. Unit codes updated. 14/Jan/2016

Release Status:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 15/Jan/2016

Training packages that include this qualification


SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 399516 Sound Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1001 Performing Arts 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Lighting and Sound,Broadcasting Production 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Roadie 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 399516 Sound Technician 24/Jun/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1001 Performing Arts 24/Jun/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 521 Certificate II 15/Jan/2016 
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Modification History



Release 1

This qualification first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a range of mainly routine tasks in the music industry, work under direct supervision, and use limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a defined context.

Licensing/Regulatory Information  

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements


Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 8 

3 core units  plus

5 elective units  of which

  • 3 units must be selected from Group A
  • 1 must be selected from Group A or Group B
  • 1 unit may be selected from the remaining electives or any currently endorsed training package qualification or accredited course at Certificate I, II or III level.

Elective units must be relevant to the work environment and the qualification, maintain the integrity of the AQF alignment and contribute to a valid vocational outcome.

Core Units 

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others 

CUAIND201Develop and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Elective Units 

Group A 

CUAMCP201 Incorporate technology into music making

CUAMLT201 Develop and apply musical ideas and listening skills

CUAMLT202 Apply knowledge of music culture to music making

CUAMPF101 Develop skills to play or sing music

CUAMPF102 Develop ensemble skills to perform simple musical parts

CUAMPF201 Play or sing simple musical pieces

CUAMPF202 Incorporate music technology into performance

CUAMPF203 Develop ensemble skills for playing or singing music

CUAMPF204 Play or sing music from simple written notation

CUASOU201 Develop basic audio skills and knowledge

CUASOU202 Perform basic sound editing

CUASOU203 Assist with sound recordings

CUASOU204 Mix sound in a broadcasting environment

CUASOU303 Repair and maintain audio equipment

BSBITU202 Create and use spreadsheets

BSBITU203 Communicate electronically

Group B 

BSBDES201 Follow a design process

BSBDES202 Evaluate the nature of design in a specific industry context

BSBINM201 Process and maintain workplace information

BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents

BSBSMB201 Identify suitability for micro business

BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

BSBWOR201 Manage personal stress in the workplace

BSBWOR202 Organise and complete daily work activities

BSBWOR204 Use business technology

CUADIG201 Maintain interactive content

CUARES201 Collect and organise content for broadcast or publication

CUASTA202 Assist with bump in and bump out of shows

HLTAID002 Provide basic emergency life support

ICPDMT296 Create and test an interactive CD-ROM/DVD

ICTWEB201 Use social media tools for collaboration and engagement

Qualification Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 


Equivalence status  

CUA20615 Certificate II in Music Industry

CUS20109 Certificate II in Music

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Revised title and clarification of packaging rules.

Unit codes updated.

Equivalent qualification


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