Course Title: Edit texts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5295

Course Title: Edit texts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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


Term1 2013

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit of competency requires you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge to edit scripts for a range of productions. This process involves assessment, analysis, negotiation, and revision through editing and/or rewriting. It involves particular attention to concept, structure, dialogue and characterisation.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

For information regarding the delivery of this course please refer to the Diploma of Professional Writing and Editing Student Handbook.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT401A Edit texts


1. Prepare to edit written content

2. Enhance clarity of written communication

3. Finalise editing process

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete a number of pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.