Course Title: Repair and maintain vision systems

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EEET6841C

Course Title: Repair and maintain vision systems

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4197 - Certificate IV in Creative Industries

Course Contact : Simon Embury

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254345

Course Contact Email:simon.embury@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Steven Ward
Phone: (03) 9925 4345
Email: steven.ward@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 55

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None required

Course Description

The purpose of this course is to provide you with skills and knowledge necessary to check and maintain audiovisual equipment.
After satisfactory completion of this course you will be able to:
- Understand and apply knowledge basic of electrical and electronic concepts.
- Use a digital multimeter to check items such as leads, lamps, fuses and batteries.
- Recognise and distinguish between common AV connectors
- Recognise and distinguish between common AV consumables such as lamps, fuses and batteries.
- Solder AV leads and components


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUEAUD01C Repair and maintain vision systems

Element:

1. Maintain vision systems

Performance Criteria:

1. Periodically undertake maintenance work to restore equipment to optimum working condition
2. Clean and maintain equipment, cables and accessories in accordance with organisational requirements and maintenance instructions
3. Check and replace spares and consumables in accordance with organisational requirements and manufacturer instructions
4. Record or report the status of all components checked, maintained or replaced according to enterprise procedures
5. Conduct equipment safety checks in accordance with manufacturer instructions and in compliance with the relevant industry and Australian standards
6. Complete maintenance documentation according to enterprise procedures and provide copies to relevant personnel

Element:

2. Repair vision systems

Performance Criteria:

1. Recognise faults and safely shutdown equipment following manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures
2. Isolate the fault, using logical fault detection procedures, to specific equipment or parts of the equipment and correctly determine complexity of repair requirements
3. Conduct simple repairs and label any faulty equipment which cannot be repaired
4. Refer complex repairs to technical specialists in consultation with relevant personnel
5. Discuss faults and repair needs with technical specialists and, if appropriate, have technical specialists pilot the repair from a remote location
6. Complete repair documentation according to organisational procedures and report to relevant personnel as required


Learning Outcomes


The purpose of this course is to provide you with skills and knowledge necessary to check and maintain audiovisual equipment.
After satisfactory completion of this course you will be able to:
- Understand and apply knowledge basic of electrical and electronic concepts.
- Use a digital multimeter to check items such as leads, lamps, fuses and batteries.
- Recognise and distinguish between common AV connectors
- Recognise and distinguish between common AV consumables such as lamps, fuses and batteries.
- Solder AV leads and components


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of :

  • demonstrations
  • workshops
  • practical exercises
  • reading set texts

You will be responsible for your learning and will be expected to engage in independent research, reading and study.


Teaching Schedule

Class #Planned Class activitiesElements
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Course Guide, course aims, explanation of assessment tasks

Definition of maintenance, preventative maintenance, consumable replacement, equipment safety

Definition of maintenance vs. repair

Voltage, DC, AC, Electrical Safety

Identifying various AV leads and connectors checks

 

 

 

 

 

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AV Equipment maintenance & fault-finding techniques, practical exercises

 

 

 

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Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Open Book Practical test 30%
Closed Book Written Theory Test 10%
Construction of the ‘Champ’ Amplifier 15%
Construction of the phantom power tester 15%
Construction of an XLR-XLR microphone lead 15%
Construction of a 6.5 mm. Jack – 6.5 mm. Jack Guitar lead 15%


Assessment Tasks

Assessment
Construction of the 48V phantom power tester.
In this practical soldering project, you will construct a phantom power tester used to check the connectivity of cable runs and line voltage.
Construction of a 6.5 mm. Jack – 6.5 mm. Jack Guitar lead.
In this practical soldering project you will construct a 6.5 mm. Jack – 6.5 mm.
Construction of a Balanced to Un-Balanced lead.
In this practical soldering project, you will construct a balanced connector to an un-balanced connector. These are commonly used to connect playback devices to the XLR in on professional AV devices.
Construction of an XLR-XLR microphone lead
In this practical soldering project you will construct an XLR-XLR microphone lead.

The details on these assessments and the grading criteria for this competency can be found on the course blackboard site.
Grades used in this unit are as follows:


CHD    Competent with High Distinction
CDI      Competent with Distinction
CC       Competent with Credit
CP        Competent with Pass
NYC     Not yet Competent
DNS     Did Not Submit for Assessment


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;

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