Course Title: Implement sound designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6104

Course Title: Implement sound designs

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

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

IMPLEMENT SOUND DESIGN assesses the skills and knowledge involved in providing Sound Design & final sound balance for Screen productions. The unit also looks at a candidate’s ability to effectively work with a client’s requirements in a timely fashion.
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to implement sound designs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU503A Implement sound designs


Element 1. Confirm sound-design specifications

Element 3. Finalise operations

Element 2. Oversee the sound-production process

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to understand, participate in, and implement various stages of sound production and sound design implementation for screen based media, and be able to address the needs of clients in this area.

Overview of Assessment

Course assessment tasks will include class based practical exercises and project work undertaken in the computer lab and recording studios for submission.