Singer Songwriter Industry Certificate

Learn to sing and write songs directly from ARIA Award Winning and ARIA nominated industry working professionals and get your original compositions reviewed by professional music producers.


The Stage is Set for the Next Big Star

Passionate about becoming a professional singer and/or songwriter? Ever dreamed about your own compositions getting professionally arranged and recorded, your own music reaching an audience, or even performing it live yourself? The Industry Certificate in Singing and Songwriting is setting the stage for you to achieve your dreams - taking you through every aspect of making your mark as an artist, producer or industry professional.​


Access Leading Record Labels

Designed to equip you with genuine music career development outcomes, students who take this course will be awarded a unique opportunity: to have one of your original compositions reviewed by a working producer from one of many leading Australian record labels.


Learn From ARIA Winners and Nominees

Let this be the launching pad for your next chapter as an artist and performer. You'll learn alongside other passionate emerging artists and be guided by a dynamic, self-guided online course with over 14 hours of expert video, student forums and expert guidance to build industry success.

Fast Track Your Music Career, From Home!

Unlike other certificate or degree programs that cost thousands and take years to complete, the Industry Certificate is highly practical and aims to set you up for sustained success, quickly. The course recognises your originality and unique style and gives you the tools to amplify what makes you great. It's suitable for emerging and accomplished artists with some experience (amateur and professional) in writing and performing music.

'Industry Certificate in Singing and Songwriting' is a digital certificate endorsed by Industry partners: Music Victoria, Clique Records, Sing It Out Australia and Michael Stangel Management.

The course is 15 weeks full time (30 weeks part time) in duration, but you have up to 12 months of online access to complete the course with our self-paced learning program.

100% online with Live masterclasses featuring Pro Industry Singers, Songwriters and Producers, learning forums and more.

Start anytime. When you're ready!

12 modules
Analysing Personal Strengths and Weaknesses
6 modules
Establishing Your Own Unique Brand and Sound (USP)
13 modules
Goal Setting and Vision Board
9 modules
Performance Setlists (Brand Dependent)
5 modules
Basic Instrumental Training
5 modules
Important of Music Theory
6 modules
50 modules
Writing Principles and Use of Language (lyrics)
8 modules
Crafting Themes and Ideas
9 modules
Melody and Chords
14 modules
Designing/Writing for Yourself vs With or For Others
6 modules
Understanding Standard Industry Practice and Splits
5 modules
Effective Collaborations that Boost Your Profile
3 modules
Toplining vs Arrangement vs Production
13 modules
How to Get Paid from Songwriting and Understanding Publishing
6 modules
Recording Your Own Material and Presenting Ideas
6 modules
Recording Equipment and Software
15 modules
Studio Etiquette
9 modules
6 modules
Building Performance Sets for Events
5 modules
Marketing Yourself Effectively
4 modules
4 modules
Dealing with Booking Agents - Getting Paid Gigs
12 modules
Live Equipment - The Basics
8 modules
Dealing with Clients
7 modules
Social Media
6 modules
Accounting and Invoicing
5 modules
Example of Basic Strategy - What to Do Now
16 modules

Instant ongoing 20% Talent College student discount on all ongoing vocal and instrumental, in studio and online classes with purchase of this course.

Make your choice of $25, $50 or $100 p/week on any of our flexible interest-free payment plans.

Upfront payments may receive an immediate additional discount and can be bundled with any of our other Industry-approved Music Certificates for additional discounts.

29 x curated assessments complete with instant feedback as well as 27 x independent career-focussed, self-evaluation techniques & action plans for maximum learning outcomes, memory retention and real-world, skills-based learning.

Why not speak with one of our enrolment team members to make sure you're choosing the right course for you? And when you're ready, start your course and be fully covered with our 100% money-back guarantee within the first 5 days of enrolment.

What can you expect to learn?

By committing to this course you can expect to emerge thoroughly prepared and empowered to build your career as a singer/songwriter or related industry professional. The sky's the limit with where this course can launch you. The topics encompass a broad range of unique teachings you won't find elsewhere, like:

  • Establishing your unique brand and sound

  • Dealing with booking agents and getting paid

  • Building performance sets

  • Writing principles, ideas and themes

  • Effective collaboration and co-writing

  • Getting paid as a songwriter and managing your accounts

  • Improvisation and arrangement

  • Recording and studio etiquette

  • Crowdfunding for a successful first album release

  • Social media and promotion

Career Outcomes

  • Performing Artist

  • Recording Artist

  • Singer and Songwriter

  • Professional Musician

  • Staff Writer

  • Musical Arrangements

  • Music Producer

  • Artist Management

  • Composer for Film / TV

  • Jingle Writer

  • Children's Songwriter

  • Musical Writer

  • Lyricist