Specify, install and operate audio for an outdoor event

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 CUESOU13B, 'Specify, install and operate audio for an outdoor event'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Specify, install and operate audio for an outdoor event' 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



1. Specify audio for an outdoor event

1.1. Correctly interpret performance/production outline to determine audio requirements

1.2. Source and analyse relevant information on regulations that affect the design of outdoor audio systems, including noise pollution and insurance issues

1.3. Research the venue or site to determine specific factors for consideration in outdoor audio system specification

1.4. Accurately record site information in an appropriate format to assist with system design

1.5. Develop appropriate audio system specification with full consideration of power issues, loudspeaker requirements and sound pressure factors

1.6. Develop an accurate schedule of system requirements, including all components, with specific reference to additional infrastructure and equipment requirements for outdoor audio

2. Install audio system for an outdoor event

2.1. Complete checks to ensure availability of all resources prior to installation phase

2.2. Install audio system in accordance with safety procedures and test for adherence to site restrictions, emergency procedures and noise pollution limitations within scope of individual responsibility and certification

2.3. Liaise with relevant colleagues during installation to ensure efficiency of installation and maximum cooperation

2.4. Make appropriate checks to ensure mains power is well reserved

3. Operate and monitor outdoor audio

3.1. Monitor sound dispersion, weather and overall sound quality and take appropriate action to rectify any problems within scope of individual responsibility and certification

3.2. Monitor reporting system for sound pressure levels at various positions on and off site

3.3. Monitor ambient temperature and re-evaluate time delay settings accordingly

3.4. Communicate with colleagues during operation to share relevant information and ensure quality of production

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUESOU13B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS50209 - Diploma of Sound Production
  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)
  • CUE60203 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)