Course Title: Operate sound mixing console

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4144

Course Title: Operate sound mixing console

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Anthony Norris

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4268

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course is designed to develop your skills, attitude and knowledge to enable you to:

1. Operate a Mixing Console
2. Prepare a Pre-Production Plan for Recording
3. Better deal with aspects of managing artists and time in recording
4. Exposure to Digital Audio formats and issues pertaining to final Audio CD authoring.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU11A Operate sound mixing console


CUSSOU11A/01 Prepare sound mixing console for operation

CUSSOU11A/02 Operate console during production

CUSSOU11A/03 Monitor technical quality during production

CUSSOU11A/04 Complete work operations

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Class exercises 10%
Production Portfolio & Report 40%
Recording 50%