Course Title: Install, align and test sound equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4128

Course Title: Install, align and test sound equipment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2007,
Term1 2009

Course Contact: Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Students will learn the skills and knowledge required to install, align and test sound equipment., with particular emphasis on microphones

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSSOU05A Install, align and test sound equipment


Align sound equipment

Determine sound equipment requirements

Ensure electrical safety throughout installation

Ensure mechanical safety throughout installation

Install sound equipment

Prepare for installation of sound equipment

Test sound equipment

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Cable rolling – 10%
Recognition of microphone types – 20%
Setting up mic, stand and cable for differing applications – 20%
Multi choice examination – 50%