Course Title: Undertake live audio operations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4372 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Undertake live audio operations

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 100

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

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Course Description

Students will learn the skills and knowledge to operate a audio mixing equipment, including, major outboard sound processing equipment, software and develop basic skills to monitor sound quality and develop creative and technical judgements.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU301 Undertake live audio operations


1. Participate in technical or creative run-throughs

2. Prepare for audio operations

3. Operate professional audio equipment

4. Complete post-performance procedures

Learning Outcomes

You learn the theoretical and practical operation of audio production equipment in order to prepare you for a range of audio production workplace scenarios. Theory will arm you with the knowledge required to fully utilise audio equipment effectively, and practical demonstration and application of a range of live and recording based sound production equipment will allow you to develop your own understanding, knowledge and skills.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include in-studio practical session and written assessment.