Course Title: Vision mix television productions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Vision mix television productions

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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


Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4842

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course introduces the skills and knowledge that vision mixers need to operate in a multi-source environment from a studio control room or an outside broadcast van.  

Vision mixers work closely with the director or producer and are responsible for creating the required composite images, transitions and effects for live and pre recorded television productions.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUABRD402 Vision mix television productions


1. Prepare vision mixing documentation.

2. Set up for vision mixing.

3. Mix vision.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to prepare rundowns, demonstrate technical knowledge and practical operation of vision mixing consoles and use correct terminology.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.