Course Title: Edit sound using computerized digital equipment/systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Edit sound using computerized digital equipment/systems

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 85.0

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: Viv Weir

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-8012

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course, which is divided into three subjects, deals with:-

  • Digital audio
  • Audio hardware and software use
  • Use of audio software for editing

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

A pass or solid understanding of Year 10 Mathematics is highly recommended for Digital Audio Theory.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU24A Edit sound using computerized digital equipment/systems


1. Determine the production requirements

2. Plan for digital sound editing

3.  Perform digital sound editing

4. Evaluate the production, complete documentation and store appropriately Decommission the editing facility

5. Decommission the editing facility

Learning Outcomes

Not applicable

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will  include:-

  • written and multiple choice examinations
  • practical audio software assessments