Course Title: Vision mix television productions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4371 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Vision mix television productions

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

The ability to operate vision mixers is a skill which is highly valued by employers in the live production, event, audiovisual, and television industries.

In this course you will work as a member of a production team to practice and refine vision mixing skills to produce two short, multi-camera television productions.

After preparatory work on storyboarding and script preparation, you will learn to set up and operate a vision mixing console in a television studio.

Working collaboratively with your team, you will also set up the studio and cameras, audio and lighting equipment.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUABRD402 Vision mix television productions


1. Prepare vision mixing documentation

2. Set up for vision mixing

3. Mix vision

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. Through the application of these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to:

  • Set up and operate a vision mixing console in a television studio
  • Set up and operate studio cameras, audio and lighting equipment.
  • Work collaboratively with production teams.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.