Assist with sound recordings

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 CUSSOU201A, 'Assist with sound recordings'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Assist with prerecording checks

1.1 Clarify documentation and consumables for recording production with appropriate persons

1.2 Connect sound equipment and accessories according to safety, technical and production requirements

1.3 Refer faults and problems to appropriate persons

2. Contribute to recording operations

2.1 Follow directions about the placement and movement of microphones and microphone accessories

2.2 Assist with sound check to ensure levels and characteristics of recorded sound meet required standards

2.3 Confirm signal-processing requirements with appropriate persons and make test recordings to ensure no audible defects are present

2.4 Listen to sound recording for audible defects and extraneous background sound and communicate problems to appropriate persons

2.5 Log recordings and ensure labelling is accurate, legible, current and within production requirements

2.6 Disconnect sound equipment and accessories according to safety, technical and production requirements

2.7 Communicate appropriately with other team members, performers or customers during the completion of tasks

2.8 Clean work environment after use and restore to pre-recording condition

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUSSOU201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS20109 - Certificate II in Music
  • CUE20103 - Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUF20107 - Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media)
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media