Install and disassemble audio equipment

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUASOU308, 'Install and disassemble audio equipment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Install and disassemble audio equipment' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare for installation of audio equipment

1.1 Interpret production documentation and requirements, and confirm with relevant people

1.2 Assess acoustic characteristics of venue with relevant people and select appropriate equipment and accessories

1.3 Calculate power requirements and identify power locations and patching requirements

1.4 Confirm and organise special requirements with relevant people

2. Install audio equipment

2.1 Secure and label cabling in line with production requirements

2.2 Set up power distribution in line with production requirements

2.3 Position microphones, accessories and cabling

2.4 Confirm fitted lapel microphones meet technical performance standards

2.5 Confirm phantom power is provided at microphone inputs

2.6 Connect effects rack to mixer in line with production requirements

2.7 Follow safe work practices when installing equipment

3. Align audio equipment

3.1 Match audio equipment according to level, impedance, phase and frequency

3.2 Route test signals to correct destination

3.3 Confirm test signal level meets production requirements

3.4 Tune the system to avoid feedback

4. Test audio equipment

4.1 Check microphone lines for continuity and patching

4.2 Test microphones and confirm they are functioning correctly

4.3 Fit microphones to relevant people and perform sound cues as required

4.4 Patch, test and tune sound reinforcement system to suit production venue

4.5 Conduct sound check and document any adjustments in line with production requirements

4.6 Inform relevant people of any problems that arise during testing processes

5. Disassemble audio equipment

5.1 Disassemble equipment in line with production requirements

5.2 Check audio equipment against inventory before packing, and report lost or damaged equipment to appropriate people

5.3 Pack equipment and accessories and prepare for transit or storage in line with safe work practices and production requirements

5.4 Clean and restore work environment to previous condition

5.5 Seek feedback from relevant people on own work performance, and note areas for improvement