Singer Songwriter Advanced Certificate

Learn how to maximise your natural talent and get performing in front of crowds with the Advanced Certificate.

Fast Track Your Music Career Easily and Affordably

Do you love to sing? Do you love to write? Do you dream of taking your talent to the next level but not sure how? If you answered yes to any of these questions - then the Advanced Certificate in Singing and Songwriting is the right choice for you. This course is the industry approved roadmap for aspiring singers and songwriters wanting to up skill on areas of performance, vocals, songwriting, music theory, studio practice, recording, publishing, management, industry practice and much more - all essential practicalities for modern artists today who are seeking to build not only their skills but their career.

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Learn From ARIA Nominated Artists

The Advanced Certificate in Singing and Songwriting is delivered by award-winning industry professionals, each with decades of experience in the music industry. Self-guided week-by-week learning is delivered as a series of videos and support materials so you can set your own pace and learn in your own time.

Become Who You Were Born To Be

Unlike other certificate or degree programs that cost thousands and take years to complete, this Certificate is highly practical and aims to set you up for lasting success in the industry. It's suitable for beginners with a good grasp of the basics, and in-depth enough to provide value to even seasoned writers and performers. Every artist will gain powerful knowledge and skills to power their music career.

  • Qualification

    'Advanced 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.

  • Duration

    Self-paced learning. 10 weeks full time, 20 weeks part time. 12 months of online access.

  • Delivery

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

  • Start Date

    Start anytime. When you're ready!

  • Course Units (16)

    Vocals
    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
    Basic Instrumental Training
    5 modules
    Songwriting
    50 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
    Building Performance Sets for Events
    5 modules
    Marketing Yourself Effectively
    4 modules
    Crowdfunding
    4 modules
    Dealing with Booking Agents - Getting Paid Gigs
    12 modules
    Live Equipment - The Basics
    8 modules

  • Additional Inclusions

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

  • Payment Options

    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.

  • Course Assessment

    20 x curated assessments complete with instant feedback as well as 15 x independent career-focussed, self-evaluation techniques and action plans for maximum learning outcomes, memory retention and real-world, skills-based learning.

  • Not Sure If The Course Is Right For You?

    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

Getting paid as a songwriter and managing your accounts

Crowdfunding for a successful
first album release

Songwriting and recording processes

Pitching your ideas and
self-marketing

Getting ready for Live Performances

Handling equipment during sets

Effective collaboration
and co-writing

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