Course Title: Develop a media plan

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5226

Course Title: Develop a media plan

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit applies to individuals working in a supervisory or management advertising role within an advertising team or media organisation. It may also apply to someone working within a direct marketing role who is responsible for planning media requirements for direct marketing campaigns or offers.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBADV507A Develop a media plan


1. Define media requirements

2. Select media vehicles

3. Determine the media schedule

4. Produce a media plan

Learning Outcomes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to interpret an advertising brief to develop a media plan within a given budget.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.