Course Title: Implement sound designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Implement sound designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

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Course Description

Knowing how to implement a sound system design is fundamental to working in the live event industry.
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a thorough understanding of a wide range of sound equipment and sound effects as well as the ability to supervise other workers, including sound mixers, sound editors and other studio technicians.
You will also be able to solve problems that arise in the context of implementing sound designs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU503A Implement sound designs


1. Confirm sound-design specifications

2. Oversee the sound-production process.

3. Finalise 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.

You will be able to:
• Consult with relevant personnel to confirm sound design specifications.
• Identify and confirm personnel needed to meet production briefs.
• Identify and meet copyright requirements.
• Devise and/or obtain sound components to meet creative and technical requirements according to sound-design specifications.
• Ensure that the final product is delivered in the required format for playback media.
• Ensure that documentation is prepared and updated as required.

Overview of Assessment

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