Ben Fitzgerald is a musician who has worked in Creative Arts teaching and Education management for over 20 years in the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector. He holds a B.Ed. (Creative Arts), a Grad. Dip. in Contemporary Music Technology, a Masters in Applied Music & a Cert IV in Training & Assessment.
Ben is a guitarist/singer who has taught Songwriting, Music Performance, Theory & Aural Training and Sound Production from Certificate IV to Degree level. He has managed Cert IV to Diploma level courses in Live Production, Music, Broadcast TV, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics, Dance and Fashion. As a musician, he has appeared on television and in live theatre, composed music for film & advertising and has played in numerous bands since the age of 17.
Having recently taken on the role of Compliance Manager at Collarts, he is now managing an extensive Vocational Education & Training in Schools (VETIS) program involving more than 56 schools and 1200 students across 4 states.