Course Title: Develop a budget

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5231 Diploma of Audiovisual Technology

Course Title: Develop a budget

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a budget. The nature and purpose of the budget will relate to your project, and focuses on the key skills of analysing financial information to inform the budget development process and the actual development of a budget.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

No pre-requisites or co-requistes are required.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUEFIN01C Develop a budget


1. Plan for a budget

2. Develop and prepare budget

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to plan for a budget then prepare the budget for a small production.

Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
Understanding of the technical budget preparation process and accounting procedures that must be followed
Sound analysis of the factors that impact on the budget development process preparation of a realistic and accurate budget within the relevant workplace context