Course Title: Edit screen content for fast turnaround

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5231

Course Title: Edit screen content for fast turnaround

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 99254815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

IN this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to edit a range of productions using
non-linear digital facilities. Programs include news, current affairs and short films.

Shoot a wide range of Television content VART5931C is undertaken in parallel with this course under the working title of ENG (Electronic News Gathering).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisites or co-requistes are required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPOS401A Edit screen content for fast turnaround


1 Prepare for edit.

2 Commence editing process.

3 Assemble vision and sound.

4 Finalise edits.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to set up and operate a typical non-linear editing computer and cut simple programs such as news, current affairs and short films.

Overview of Assessment

Set up an edit station & edit a range of short productions.