Install or upgrade broadcast equipment and facilities

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 CUFBRT401A, 'Install or upgrade broadcast equipment and facilities'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Install or upgrade broadcast equipment and facilities' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare for installation

1. In consultation with relevant personnel, confirm installation requirements with reference to system drawings and specifications

2. Seek out additional information where there are gaps or deficiencies in specifications

3. Report problems with specifications in accordance with enterprise procedures

4. Identify the requirements and impact of existing equipment and new equipment to be installed

5. Power up and run performance tests to systems prior to installation

6. Test cabling and ensure it is working to required specifications and for required capacity

7. Test transmission for signal quality

8. Check tools and equipment to ensure they are in safe working order and adjusted to manufacturer specifications

Install or upgrade equipment

9. Install equipment in accordance with specifications and timelines, and in a manner that is safe for the installer and the user.

10. Place, secure and terminate a range of cables, as required, ensuring cable support is sufficient

11. Organise and monitor cabling and equipment to ensure compliance with regulatory and industry standards

12. Ensure that interruption to existing service is only to the extent agreed with the customer/client

13. Connect equipment into the broadcast system using the appropriate type of connection and connectors

14. Accurately test the system performance and ensure valid results

15. Check that equipment is operational and make adjustments to equipment

16. Report instances of equipment non-compliance or malfunction in accordance with enterprise procedures

17. Check and update technical drawings and other documentation requiring change

18. Identify certification requirements to ensure tests and recording of results are relevant

Program system features

19. Install the program in accordance with system specifications

20. Ensure system functionality matches customer/client requirements

21. Save program data and record for later use

22. Leave job specifications on site in a secure but accessible location

Clean up worksite

23. Clean and adjust tools and equipment and store in a secure but accessible location

24. Remove installation waste and debris from worksite and dispose of in accordance with environmental requirements

25. Recover obsolete equipment and return to appropriate point for refurbishment or disposal

26. Complete work in a safe manner

27. Restore changes made to work area during installation to the customer's satisfaction

28. Return system drawings and specifications to the approved location on completion of work

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFBRT401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology