Course Title: Manage production of sound recordings

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Manage production of sound recordings

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


Term1 2018

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the production of sound recordings from planning through to post-production.

It applies to individuals who are responsible for managing the production of sound recordings, including planning and monitoring rehearsals and recording sessions, engaging specialists where required, and overseeing and evaluating the quality of finished recordings.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU602 Manage production of sound recordings


1. Clarify sound recording brief

2. Organise resources

3. Prepare for production of sound recording

4. Manage recording sessions

5. Manage post-production

6. Evaluate production of sound recording

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.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will be made through practical project application. This will include recordings of live performances, followed by final studio project completion.