Courses Overview

Everything you need to know about the Courses offered by the AGME.

Industry, VET and Higher Education Courses

Vocational training at Certificate and Diploma levels for all music performers and teachers and Higher Education Degrees for performing artists students and teachers.


Establishment:                                            

The AGME was established in 1985 as an independent associate body of the AGMS to cater for students who desire to obtain recognized tertiary qualifications.

The AGME is a Registered Training Organisation with Nationally Recognised Code No 3589 delivering training in all States/Territories of Australia by distance education techniques.

Courses/Qualifications Offered

The courses/qualifications offered fall into three classes:

  • National Recognised courses;
  • Higher Education Program courses, and
  • Special internal courses/qualifications.

Courses on the National Quality Training Framework Register:                                                  

Courses available by distance education or attendance:

  • Certificate II in Music Industry – CUS20109
  • Certificate III in Music – CUS30109
  • Certificate IV in Music – CUS40109
  • Diploma of Music – CUS50109
  • Advanced Diploma of Music – CUS60109

 

Higher Education Courses:

Bachelor of Music degree was approved by the Victorian Minister of Education in 2002
Nationally Recognised course ID: V13940
This course is available by both distance education and attendance.

Articulated Courses:

Articulation agreements exist for further study and Higher Degrees

Higher Education Provider (HEP)

In 2006 the Australian Guild of Music Education Inc. was passed as a HEP provider. Commonwealth assistance is now available for students who are eligible. FEE-HELP is a loan scheme which assists eligible students (Australian citizens and students on humanitarian visas) to pay their tuition fees. The Australian Government pays the student’s tuition fee to the Australian Guild of Music Education on behalf of the student. This relates to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Music course.

More information on FEE-HELP can be located at the following http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/

 

Vocational Education and Training (VET)

In 2009 the Australian Guild of Music Education Inc. was passed as a VET provider. Commonwealth assistance is now available for students who are eligible. VET FEE-HELP is a loan scheme which assists eligible students (Australian citizens and students on humanitarian visas) to pay their tuition fees.
The Australian Government pays the student’s tuition fee to the Australian Guild of Music Education on behalf of the student.

VET FEE-HELP assists eligible students undertaking certain Vocational Education and Training (VET) courses of study (diploma, advanced diploma, graduate certificate and graduate diploma courses) with an approved VET provider, to pay for all or part of their tuition costs. This relates to students enrolled in the Diploma or Advanced Diploma of Music courses.

More information can be located at the following http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/