Course Title: Manage production of sound designs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6150 Advanced Diploma of Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Manage production of sound designs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term2 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to  manage the production of a sound design project. It will incorporate the production of sound designs, including planning and monitoring the production, engaging specialists where required, and overseeing and evaluating sound aspects of productions. Well developed planning and organisational skills are required, along with an ability to work collaboratively and creatively in a leadership role with those who contribute to the production of sound designs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU601 Manage production of sound designs


1. Clarify sound design brief

2. Plan the production of sound design

3. Direct the production of sound design

4. Finalise production of sound design

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

Through the application of these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to plan, direct, and finalise sound design in a multi-channel audio production environment for both stereo and surround sound productions.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve completion of practical tasks to a satisfactory level, and knowledge based tests.