Sound Designer course free of cost 6 month

Sound Designer course free of cost 6 month

Brief Job Description:    Individuals at this job design the sound concept for a production and select the studios/equipment for recordings.
Personal Attributes: This job requires the individual to think creatively and develop a range of sound concepts. The individual must have a good understanding of the various music forms and styles prevalent in the industry. The individual must be aware of the language and principles of sound, acoustics and psychoacoustics. The individual must be able to interpret sound requirements and select the equipment/ studios required for production

Sound Designer course free of cost 6 month

Keywords /Terms
Description
Acoustics
Acoustics is the science of sound production, creation of effects and their transmission
Budget
Budget is an estimate of the total cost of production that may include a break- up of cost components
Continuity
Continuity represents the seamless transition from one shot to another
Copyright Laws
A legal framework linked to intellectual property and the rights given to creators of original products/ concepts
Creative Brief
Creative brief is a document that captures the key questions that serve as a guide for the production including the vision, objective of the project, target audience, timelines, budgets, milestones, stakeholders
Psychoacoustics
Psychoacoustics is the study of the psychological and physiological responses to sound.
Target Audience
Group of people at whom content/ adverting is aimed. A target audience is typically defined by age, gender, economic classification, geography and any other relevant parameters
Timelines
Timelines is a listing of dates by which the production milestones/stages need to be completed
Sector
Sector is a conglomeration of different business operations having similar businesses and interests. It may also be defined as a distinct subset of the economy whose components share similar characteristics and interests.
Sound concept
Sound concept is a description of the overall sound experience for the production
Sub-sector
Sub-sector is derived from a further breakdown based on the characteristics and interests of its components.
Vertical
Vertical may exist within a sub-sector representing different domain areas or the client industries served by the industry.
Occupation
Occupation is a set of job roles, which perform similar/related set of functions in an industry
Function
Function is an activity necessary for achieving the key purpose of the sector, occupation, or area of work, which can be carried out by a person or a group of persons. Functions are identified through functional analysis and form the basis of OS.
Sub-functions
Sub-functions are sub-activities essential to fulfill the achieving the objectives of the function.
Job role
Job role defines a unique set of functions that together form a unique employment opportunity in an organization.
Occupational Standards (OS)
OS specify the standards of performance an individual must achieve when carrying out a function in the workplace, together with the knowledge and understanding they need to meet that standard consistently. Occupational Standards are applicable both in the Indian and global contexts.
Performance Criteria
Performance Criteria are statements that together specify the standard of performance required when carrying out a task
National Occupational Standards (NOS)
NOS are Occupational Standards which apply uniquely in the Indian context.
Qualifications Pack Code
Qualifications Pack Code is a unique reference code that identifies a qualifications pack.
Qualifications Pack(QP)
Qualifications Pack comprises the set of OS, together with the educational, training and other criteria required to perform a job role. A



 CRITERIA FOR ASSESSMENT OF TRAINEES

 
Qualifications Pack is assigned a unique qualification pack code.
Unit Code
Unit Code is a unique identifier for an Occupational Standard, which is denoted by an ‘N’.
Unit Title
Unit Title gives a clear overall statement about what the incumbent should be able to do.
Description
Description gives a short summary of the unit content. This would be helpful to anyone searching on a database to verify that this is the appropriate OS they are looking for.
Scope
Scope is the set of statements specifying the range of variables that an individual may have to deal with in carrying out the function which have a critical impact on the quality of performance required.
Knowledge and Understanding
Knowledge and Understanding are statements which together specify the technical, generic, professional and organizational specific knowledge that an individual needs in order to perform to the required standard.
Organizational Context
Organizational Context includes the way the organization is structured and how it operates, including the extent of operative knowledge managers have of their relevant areas of responsibility.
Technical Knowledge
Technical Knowledge is the specific knowledge needed to accomplish specific designated responsibilities.
Core Skills/Generic Skills
Core Skills or Generic Skills are a group of skills that are key to learning and working in today’s world. These skills are typically needed in any work environment. In the context of the OS, these include communication related skills that are applicable to most job roles.
Keywords /Terms
Description
NOS
National Occupational Standard(s)
QP
Qualifications Pack
NSQF
National Skill Qualifications Framework
NVEQF
National Vocational Education Qualifications Framework
NVQF
National Vocational Qualifications Framework


Sound Designer course free of cost 6 month

  Core Skills/ Generic Skills
   
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA1. document the pros and cons of each studio and reasons for choosing/rejecting any studio SA2. document additional technical and equipment needs at the studio, for reference of the relevant departments
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA3. read the production budgets to ensure that the studio and ancillary costs stay in line
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA4. liaise with the production department to discuss the studio’s suitability w.r.t. production needs, expected problems that might arise or additional requirements, if any SA5. discuss and confirm the creative and technical requirements for recording SA6. communicate any health and safety requirements to the production team and assign responsibility for needs to be taken care of
B. Professional Skills
 
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB1.     select the sound equipment to be used in line with the budget allocated
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB2.     identify problems with successful execution at the studio, and resolve them in consultation with the production team
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB3.     procure equipment according to the requirements and within agreed timelines SB4.     manage within the agreed budget and minimize overruns
Critical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB5.     appraise the quality of the desired product to ensure it is in line with the expected quality standards and suggest areas of improvement
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB6.            check that the output meets project requirements
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB7.     monitor the nature and quality of materials, tools and equipment.


    NOS Version Control

NOS Code
MES/N3403
Credits
TBD
Version number
1.0
Sector
Media and Entertainment
Drafted on
08/11/2014
  Sub-sector
Film, Television, Radio, Animation, Gaming, Advertising
  Last reviewed on
  26/11/2018
Occupation
Sound Creation
Next review date
20/06/2021




Unit Code
MES/N0104
Unit Title (Task)
Maintain workplace health and safety
Description
This OS unit is about contributing towards maintaining a healthy, safe and secure working environment
Scope
This unit/task covers the following: understanding the health, safety and security risks prevalent at the workplaceknowing the people responsible for health and safety and the resources availableidentifying and reporting riskscomplying with procedures in the event of an emergency
Performance Criteria (PC) w.r.t. the Scope
Element
Performance Criteria
Understanding the health, safety and security risks prevalent in the workplace
To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to: PC1. maintain one’s posture and position to minimize fatigue and any risk of injury PC2.   maintain first aid kit and keep oneself updated on the first aid procedures PC3. identify and document potential risks like sitting postures while using computer, eye fatigues and other hazards at the workplace PC4. accurately maintain accident reports PC5. report health and safety risks/ hazards to the concerned personnel PC6. participate in organization’s health and safety knowledge sessions and drills
Knowing the people responsible for health and safety and the resources available
PC7. identify the people responsible for health and safety at the workplace, including those to contact in case of an emergency PC8. identify security signals e.g. fire alarms and places such as staircases, fire warden stations, first aid and medical rooms
Identifying and reporting risks
PC9. identify aspects of your workplace that could cause potential risk to own and others health and safety PC10. ensure own personal health and safety, and that of others at the workplace through precautionary measures PC11. identify and recommend opportunities for improving health, safety, and security to the designated person PC12. report any hazards outside the individual’s authority to the relevant person in line with organisational procedures and warn other people who may be affected
Complying with procedures in the event of an emergency
PC13. follow organization’s emergency procedures for accidents, fires or any other natural calamity in case of a hazard PC14. identify and correct risks like illness, accidents, fires or any other natural calamity safely and within the limits of individual’s authority
Knowledge and Understanding (K)
A. Organizational Context (Knowledge of the company / organization and its processes)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KA1. organization’s norms and policies relating to health and safety KA2. government norms and policies regarding health and safety and related emergency procedures KA3. limits of authority while dealing with risks/ hazards KA4. the importance of maintaining high standards of health and safety at a workplace
B. Technical Knowledge
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand: KB1. the different types of health and safety hazards in a workplace KB2. safe working practices for own job role KB3. evacuation procedures and other arrangements for handling risks KB4. names and contact numbers of people responsible for health and safety in a workplace KB5. how to summon medical assistance and the emergency services, where necessary KB6. vendors’ or manufacturers’ instructions for maintaining health and safety while using equipment’s, systems and/or machines
Skills (S) (Optional)
A. Core Skills/ Generic Skills
Writing Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA1.    how to write and provide feedback regarding health and safety to the concerned people SA2.    how to write and highlight potential risks or report a hazard to the concerned people
Reading Skills
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA3.    read instructions, policies, procedures and norms relating to health and safety
Oral Communication (Listening and Speaking skills)
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SA4. highlight potential risks and report hazards to the designated people SA5. listen and communicate information with all anyone concerned or affected
B. Professional Skills
Decision making
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB1.            make decisions on a suitable course of action or plan
Plan and Organize
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB2.    plan and organize people and resources to deal with risks/ hazards that lie within the scope of one’s individual authority
Problem Solving
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB3. apply problem solving approaches in different situations
   
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB4.    understand hazards that fall within the scope of individual authority and report all hazards that may supersede one’s authority SB5.    apply balanced judgements in different situations
Analytical Thinking
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB6. analyze data and activities
Customer Centricity
The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how to: SB7. build and maintain positive and effective relationships with colleges and customers


  NOS Version Control

NOS Code
MES/N0104
Credits
TBD
Version number
1.0
Sector
Media and Entertainment
Drafted on
08/11/2014
  Sub-sector
Film, Television, Radio, Animation, Gaming, Advertising
  Last reviewed on
  26/11/2018
Occupation
Sound Creation
Next review date
20/06/2021








Sub-sector
Range of Occupation numbers
Film
01-20
Television
21-30
Print
31-35
Animation
36-45
Gaming
46-55
Radio
56-60
Digital
61-70
OOH / Advertising
71-80
Creative & Performing Art
81-85
Sound & Music
86-90
Theme & Amusement Park
91-95
Event Management
96-99
Sequence
Description
Example
Three letters
Media and Entertainment
MES
Slash
/
/
Next letter
Whether QP or NOS
Q
Next two numbers
Sound Effects / Audio Engineers & Technicians
34
Next two numbers
QP number
01


  Guidelines for Assessment:                                                       

 
  1. Criteria for assessment for each Qualification Pack will be created by the Sector Skill Council. Each Performance Criteria (PC) will be assigned marks proportional to its importance in NOS. SSC will also lay down proportion of marks for Theory and Skills Practical for each PC.
2. The assessment for the theory & Practical part will be based on knowledge bank of questions related by the AA and approved by SSC.
3. Individual assessment agencies will create unique question papers for theory part for each candidate at each examination/training center (as per assessment criteria below)
4. Individual assessment agencies will create unique evaluations for skill practical for every student at each examination/training center based on this criteria.
5. To pass the Qualification Pack, every trainee should score a minimum of 70% cumulatively (Theory and Practical).
6 In case of unsuccessful completion, the trainee may seek reassessment on the Qualification Pack

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