Course Title: Mix live audio

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4276

Course Title: Mix live audio

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 140.0

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6072C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2011,
Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to mix audio for live performance. As such it builds on other units dealing with the set-up and operation of basic audio equipment. With a focus on the basic practical approaches required to work in today’s entry level live sound environment, you will be exposed to a range of preparatory process, audio hardware and interconnectivity standards. The unit defines a minimum standard for the mixing of live audio. This unit will set-up essential approaches to you to develop their own skills.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C4276/C4276A Certificate IV in Sound Production. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

none



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUESOU04C Mix live audio

Elements:

1.Tune and balance audio equipment.

2. Mix audio sources.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. You will acquire the essential approaches and skills for live sound production and operation of associated equipment.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include practical exercises in cable repair & maintenance and microphone-handling , setting up and tuning a speaker system, audio mixing and operating live audio production software and produciton of live sound reinforcement.