Course Title: Record sound

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Record sound

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 03 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to record sound and supervise sound recording operations.

It applies to individuals who work as part of a production team to record sound in a recording studio environment.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU405 Record sound


1. Prepare for sound recording operations

2. Place microphones and test recorded line-up

3. Make sound recordings

4. Finalise sound recording operations

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. Achieve the skills and knowledge required to record sound, including the supervision of sound-recording operations.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, and will involve a sound studio based practical recording project, and submissions of portfolio work to be assessed by a panel of teachers.