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Sam Chosen for Queen’s Baton Relay

Date: March 13, 2018

Congratulations Samson List who has been chosen to run in the Queen’s Baton Relay later this month in Hervey Bay.

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Sunny Sports – After School Sports Care

Date: March 13, 2018

From Term 2, Sunny Sports will be running After School Sports Care at our College. Sunny Sports offers an exciting

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Volunteer in Our Community Garden

Date: March 12, 2018

If you would like to become involved in our Community Garden in any capacity, we would love to welcome you

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District Swimming Carnival Results

Date: March 12, 2018

Suncoast students put in a remarkable effort at the recent District Swimming Carnivals held at the Sunshine Coast Grammar Schools

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Environmental Warriors in our Community Garden

Date: March 12, 2018

This week our roving reporter captured Mia Herak, Georgie Hicks and Elizabeth Cook with their club leader, Mrs Camilleri in

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For Parents of 2017 Graduates – Next Steps Survey 2018

Date: March 12, 2018

The Queensland Government is conducting its annual statewide survey of all students who completed Year 12 in 2017. The Next

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  1. Apr 20

    Cross Country Carnival

    April 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Date: Friday 20 April Venue: College Oval Primary Events: 9:00am – 12:45pm (Junior Primary return to

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  2. Apr 23

    Secondary Parent/Teacher/Student Conference

    April 23 - April 24

    Parent-Teacher-Student Conferences will be held on Monday 23 April and Tuesday 24 April from 3:30pm

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  3. Apr 23

    Primary Parent/Teacher Interviews

    April 23 - April 24

    Primary Parent-Teacher Meetings will be held on Monday 23 April (3:30pm – 8:30pm) and Tuesday

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  4. Apr 24

    ANZAC Ceremony

    April 24 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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  5. Apr 25

    ANZAC Day Commemoration March

    April 25 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

    We warmly invite College students to play their part in this year’s ANZAC Day Commemorations

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  6. May 02

    Open Morning

    May 2 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    You are warmly invited to our Open Morning Please join our staff and students to

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Contact Us

Email: info@suncoastcc.qld.edu.au

Telephone Main: 07 5451 3600

International: + 61 7 5451 3600

Facsimile: 07 5442 2212


Absentee Line: 07 5451 3602

Primary Office: 07 5451 3652

Secondary Office: 07 5451 3628

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CUA30915 Certificate III in Music Industry

RTO 30574 Suncoast Christian College

" It is a privilege to see students who are driven by a passion to play and perform music. " Ken Bowden, Music Teacher

Suncoast Christian College has delivered the Certificate III in Music for many years and is well known for producing job-ready students in the music industry. Students are able to develop their musical talents while completing a Nationally Recognised Qualification.

This course is targeted at students wanting to enter the music industry with a range of underpinning skills and knowledge in music performance. Students are able to develop skills in song writing, performance, accompaniment, improvisation, critical listen and career planning.

Students are also able to develop a working knowledge of the music industry, acquire practical knowledge of copyright and royalties, and learn to follow health, safety and security practices relevant to musical performance.

Range of Learning Styles

The Certificate III in Music has particular appeal to students who prefer to learn music by listening to their iPod or someone else play, and then imitate what they hear. Aural and kinetic learning styles are dominant learning styles used by students in this course. They may not be able to read music at all, but they play or sing with confidence and proficiency. The course is quite hands-on and practical; it utilises teamwork skills and offers a great learning opportunity for creative people.

Career Opportunities

The music industry offers an extensive and varied range of career opportunities including song writing, performance, music management, music promotions and music education. The intent of the course is to prepare students for a career in the music industry, and on completion of the course that they will have a mindset ready to embrace a professional career in music.

Pathways

Upon completion of the Certificate III in Music, students may choose to continue their studies in music, with the Diploma in Music or a University course in music.  This qualification enables students to achieve 8 credits towards the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) upon completion.

Course Organisation

The Certificate III in Music is delivered over Year 11 and 12 for two years duration. The course is integrated into the school timetable and involves a half day session once per week and block training days; 1 per term.
Specific units of competency delivered can be accessed through the trainer, Ken Bowden.

Student Selection

Students will be accepted into this course after a successful audition and interview.

The application will be assessed using the following selection criteria:

  1. Ability to play a musical instrument or sing with confidence and musicianship.
  2. Display musical expression and stylistic interpretation and performance skill.
  3. Show evidence of technical proficiency on the chosen instrument or voice.
  4. Career choices in the music industry.

Students will be expected to perform two contrasting musical pieces using instrument and/or voice. This will be done in audition with specialist music staff. A successful interview with the teacher is the other criteria for selection.

Musical Styles Covered in the Course

Most students undertaking the course favour popular and contemporary styles of music. Students are often playing and performing in rock bands in the class to meet the practical requirements of the course. This work develops valuable teamwork and ensemble experience, as musicians must learn to listen and perform with each other and also work together in a group environment. Students are not taught any particular style but are exposed to a broad range of musical genre to develop greater musical awareness and understanding of the music industry today.

They are encouraged to follow their own musical preferences and then develop the skills that will help them have a successful career in the music industry.

Fees

There are no fees for training and assessment tuition at Suncoast Christian College for Certificate III in Music.

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