National Certificate in Music

Maata Waka Enterprises

Subject area

Music

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Entry requirements

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The National Certificate in Music (Level 3) is designed as a national qualification to:
provide a level of knowledge, skills and competence in music to permit and assist a pathway to further education and training;
meet specific industry profiles for people entering the workforce as musicians or as other members of music industry.

This qualification recognises demonstrated core knowledge, skills, and competence in music areas of performance, composition, theory, analysis, literature, and music industry. It enables the development of competencies and other related skills in music, and other performing arts sub-fields.

The qualification is the second of several levels in the sub-field Music, and leads to higher level music qualifications. While the qualification enables a selection of unit standards at level 3 or above, it is expected that nearly all students will make their selection from standards at levels 3 and 4.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Performing Arts at this level can earn:

$17,552

Median earnings one year after study

$24,934

Median earnings two years after study

$30,031

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

33%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Alex Lindsay Memorial Award (National)

Provided by:

NZ Symphony Orchestra - The Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzso.co.nz/education/alex-lindsay-award/how-to-apply/

Value:

Awards of up to $10,000 are granted annually

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Alex Lindsay Memorial Scholarship (Southland)

Provided by:

Invercargill City Council - Scheme Administrator

Website:

http://icc.govt.nz/community/funding-awards-grants/

Value:

Refer to Funder

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (03) 382 6628
Fax: (03) 365 1253
Email: info@maatawaka.org.nz
Web: http://www.maatawaka.org.nz

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