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   Booking Agent

Employees find, organise and book performances for musicians. They develop organisation techniques which can be flexible depending on clients needs, promote and market thier clients and develop and maintain relationships with industry contacts. Other titles for this occupation include: Music Agent and Talent Agent.

Qualification Information

Core units - 8 required
  • Address legal and administrative requirements
  • Assess performing and recording deals
  • Establish and manage contracts
  • Follow health, safety and security procedures in the music industry
  • Maintain and apply music industry knowledge

  • Apply music knowledge and artistic judgement
  • Develop a budget
  • Develop and implement an operational plan
  • Develop artists and repertoire
  • Manage a budget
  • Manage artists and their careers
  • Manage risk and crises for an act or show
  • Promote products and services
  • Undertake marketing activities
Other Units - 5 required with at least 2 drawn from Group B above or the unit bank for Diploma - some of these units are listed below. For more refer to the Music Training Package
  • Develop a budget
  • Develop and implement an operational plan
  • Develop artists and repertoire
  • Establish and maintain work and contractual relationships
  • Establish and manage contracts
  • Follow health, safety and security procedures in the music industry
  • Implement workplace occupational health and safety procedures
  • Maintain and apply music industry knowledge
  • Maintain self or group in business
  • Make presentations
  • Manage a budget
  • Manage a project
  • Manage artists and their careers
  • Manage physical assets
  • Manage risk and crises for an act or show
  • Manage, promote and negotiate licensing on published works
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Participate in negotiations
  • Participate in, lead and facilitate a team
  • Plan assessment
  • Promote products and services
  • Provide first aid
  • Recruit and select staff
  • Review assessment
  • Supervise technical operations
  • Tour the show
  • Train small groups
  • Undertake market research
  • Undertake marketing activities

Course:  CUS50301 Diploma of Music Industry (Business)

Training Package:  CUS09 Music Training Package

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