Course Title: Edit screen content for fast turnaround

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Edit screen content for fast turnaround

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 30

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 99254815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to edit screen content for a range of productions using non-linear digital editing facilities. These skills are often used in day-to-day editing for daily programs such as news and current affairs. They may also be applied in fast turnaround editing of rushes for feature or short films.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPOS401A Edit screen content for fast turnaround


1. Prepare for edit

2. Commence editing process

3. Assemble vision and sound

4. Finalise edits

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. You will be able to set up and operate a typical non-linear editing computer and cut simple programs such as news, current affairs and short films.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include setting up an edit station & editing a range of short productions.