Course Title: Coordinate sound recording operations on location

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Coordinate sound recording operations on location

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 35

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Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This course will provide an introduction to a number of key areas of current technology and work practice used in the audio sphere of the broadcast industry in Australia, and introuduce you to location recording practice.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU411 Coordinate sound recording operations on location


1. Clarify recording requirements

2. Prepare for location recording operations

3. Monitor sound recording operations on location

4. Finalise sound recording operations

Learning Outcomes

This unit covers the skills and knowledge necessary for audio production within broadcast environments such as television and radio related industries, specifically including location recording techniques and practice.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be made through knowledge tests and practical project work.