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Melbourne Polytechnic Prahran

Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Can you hear us? Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) is the best place to start developing your knowledge and skills in this exciting field.

Get a head start in the world of sound

The Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production) develops fundamental sound production skills in both studio and live production environments, with a focus on music production. Conducted in professional recording studios and performance venues, students use integrated practical projects to develop skills and prepare a professional portfolio of work to launch them into a career in the music industry.

Industry connections and resources

Teaching staff are active practitioners with years of industry experience, eager to impart their insights and share opportunities with passionate students.

Students work in state of the art recording and live performance facilities, using analogue and digital technologies, and industry-standard software packages Pro Tools and Ableton live.

Collaboration and entrepreneurship are at the core of the program, with integrated creative projects facilitating networking with students from other disciplines.

Course outcomes

On completion of the course you will have developed an understanding of principles and techniques in recording, live sound, and electronic music production to further develop your own sound production interests.

Career pathways from this qualification include:

  • Audio engineer,
  • music producer,
  • live sound engineer,
  • stage manager,
  • sound editor.


You will be assessed through:

  • teacher observation,
  • answering questions about tasks being performed,
  • short verbal tests,
  • written assignments,
  • analysis of finished sound recordings.


Porduct SKU : 6441171

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First Instalment AUD4,450.00
Total duration 6 MONTH(S)

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First Instalment AUD4,450.00
Total duration 6 MONTH(S)
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Total number of students: 2190

Number of students - College: 5 - 25

Melbourne Polytechnic boasts some of the best training facilities in Australia. Many are designed to simulate real workplaces and provide services direct to the public or industry, from all of our campuses and training centres in Melbourne.

Formerly known as Northern Melbourne Institute of TAFE (NMIT) we have a proud history that spans over 100 years delivering professional education programs in Melbourne, making us one of the most experienced providers of vocationally-oriented education courses in Australia. 

In 2014, we changed our name to Melbourne Polytechnic to encompass our two strengths in the educational sector:

  • providing higher education and vocational education, and
  • training to industry-focused students and professionals in Australia and from around the world.


  • Our international students come from over 70 different countries and study across six campuses and almost eighty courses.
  • We offer practical industry relevant training designed in consultation with leading practitioners.
  • We have outstanding student support, with free academic, financial, career and personal counselling, and free airport pick up.
  • Our onsite facilities offer leading edge technology and real life working conditions, like restaurants, salons and recording studios.
  • Every one of our qualifications is accredited nationally and recognised internationally.
  • We are goverment funded and owned.
  • Winner of the Australian Governments Premiers Award for Excellence in International Education (in 2014, runner up in 2015).
  • We employ motivated, passionate teachers who have extensive experience in their field and links to industry.
  • To study in Melbourne, the worlds most liveable city.


  • David Williamson Theatre
  • Creative Spaces
  • The Apprentice Restaurant
  • Library
  • Cafeteria
  • Free wifi

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Melbourne, High Street 144
Prahran VIC 3181

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