Course Title: Perform advanced sound editing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

Course Title: Perform advanced sound editing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2011

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976/ 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to perform advanced sound editing. This involves assessing the quality of original recorded sound against production requirements, determining the scope of the sound-editing project, preparing source materials for sound editing, editing sound in line with production requirements, and applying sound effects to enhance the final product. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Please note that course delivery will be broken into two parts; theory and practical.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU403A Perform advanced sound editing


Create overall sound context

Edit complex sound sequences

Finalise editing operations

Prepare for sound editing

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will have the knowledge and skills to performan advanced sound editing at a professional level.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include practical sessions using Pro Tools (simple dialogue editing, editing, and an audio project)