Course Title: Operate a non-linear editing system

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5128

Course Title: Operate a non-linear editing system

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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: Rowan Humphrey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4345

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Semester 1
To enable learners to acquire digital video material of various standards from Standard Definition through to High Definition and use a non-linear edit system to capture edit save and export finished productions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFEDT05A Operate a non-linear editing system


1. CUFEDT05A/01Prepare to use the editing equipment

2. CUFEDT05A/02Digitise the picture and sound footage

3. CUFEDT05A/03Edit the picture and sound footage according to the requirements of the brief

4. CUFEDT05A/04Refine the edit

5. CUFEDT05A/05Export the compiled sequences and files and archive the edit job

6. CUFEDT05A/06Complete work operations

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Semester 1

Participate in editing news stories and short documentaries – 30%
Submission of: Edited video project – 40%
Journal report – 30%


Semester 2
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