Course Title: Develop and implement sound plans

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5378 Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Develop and implement sound plans

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 35

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Term1 2018,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Michael "Smasha" Pollard

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

Course Contact Email:

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:

CUASOU406 Develop and implement sound plans


1. Establish brief for sound system

2. Develop sound plan

3. Implement sound plan

4. Evaluate sound plan

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.