Course Title: Repair and maintain vision system equipment

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: EEET7325C

Course Title: Repair and maintain vision system equipment

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4348 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

 Simon Embury
(03) 9925 4345
simon.embury@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

Course Description

The ability to undertake preventative and routine maintenance to equipment is a skill which is highly valued by employers in the live event industry. In this course you will

learn the skills and knowledge required to undertake basic repairs to and maintain vision systems (audiovisual equipment) used in the live event industry.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAVSS303 Repair and maintain vision system equipment

Element:

1. Undertake maintenance tasks

Performance Criteria:

 1.Undertake maintenance work on location as required to restore vision system equipment to optimum working condition
1.2 Clean and maintain equipment, cables and accessories according to organisational procedures and maintenance instructions
1.3 Conduct equipment safety checks according to manufacturer instructions and in compliance with industry and Australian standards
1.4 Check and replace spares and consumables according to organisational requirements and manufacturer instructions
1.5 Complete maintenance documentation to ensure accurate records of checked and maintained items, and provide copies to relevant personnel

Element:

3. Document work activity

Performance Criteria:

 3.1 Undertake simple modifications to equipment, ensuring current safety measures and deadlines are met
3.2 Complete documentation according to organisational procedures and distribute to relevant personnel as required
3.3 Review repair and maintenance activities to ensure compliance with legislation

Element:

2. Undertake repair tasks

Performance Criteria:

 2.1 Recognise faults and safely shut down equipment if necessary, following manufacturer instructions and organisational procedures
2.2 Isolate fault to specific equipment or parts of equipment using fault detection procedures, and determine repair requirements
2.3 Make simple repairs in line with level of own responsibility and label faulty equipment that cannot be repaired
2.4 Refer complex repairs to technical specialists or licensed personnel in consultation with relevant personnel
2.5 Where appropriate, have technical specialists pilot repairs from a remote location
2.6 Discuss faults and repair needs with technical specialists, demonstrating correct use of terminology


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. Through the application of these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to undertake basic preventative and routine maintenance to equipment, recognise typical faults  and solder AV components and connectors.


Details of Learning Activities

 Out of-class self-directed learner activities for this course include but are not limited to: additional equipment practice sessions, private research at selected sound equipment websites and revision of notes to reinforce classroom content. These activities will be monitored during class through question/answer sessions.

  • Practical theory sessions
  • Demonstrations
  • Group Discussions
  • Practical exercises and assessment tasks


Teaching Schedule

Class
Planned Activities (subject to change)
Assessment
 1 •Course overview and assessment requirements
•Definition of vision system maintenance
•Definition of vision system repair
•OH&S Issues relevant to repairing and maintaining vision systems
•Completion of Repair and Maintenance Worksheet
•Multimeter useage
 
 2 •Electronic component recognition
•Overview of soldering process
•Construction of Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
 Assessment Task 1 commences
 3 •Construction of Project 2. Phantom Power Tester Continue with assessment task 1
 4 •Construction of Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead Continue with assessment task 1
 5 •Construction of Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead Completion of assessment task 1
 6 •Assessment catch-up class 
 7 •Review of soldering exercises including Quiz and group discussion
•Demonstration of tools and equipment maintenance procedures
 
 8 •Multimeter practice exercises including measuring voltages and checking components 
 9 •Practice for assessment task 2, construct test and repair as required all of the following Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects in order:
Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
Project 2. Phantom Power Tester
Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead construction
Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead construction
 
 10 •Practice for assessment task 2, construct test and repair as required all of the following Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects in order:
Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
Project 2. Phantom Power Tester
Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead construction
Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead construction
Assessment task 2 
 11 •Assessment task 2, test and repair as required all of the following Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects in order:
Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
Project 2. Phantom Power Tester
Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead construction
Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead construction
Completion of assessment task 2 
 12 •Course review and complete any outstanding assessments 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None prescribed at time of writing.


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information. Students are expected to make full use of University library facilities, in researching about this course.


Other Resources

 You should refer to Blackboard for resources for this course. The teacher may refer you to other resources.

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this
course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources.
It is recommended that you bring materials to classes and productions to make notes, for example;
• a pen and notepaper
• a laptop computer with word and excel type programs, if you have access to on.
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of underpinning theory knowledge through a series of practical tasks.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task #1  -Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects

To satisfactorily complete this assessment task, each student will construct all the following Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects in order:
Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
Project 2. Phantom Power Tester
Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead construction
Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead construction
 

Due: Class 6

 Assessment Task #2 -Vision Systems Construction Project Testing and Repair

To satisfactorily complete this assessment task, each student will test and repair as required all of the following Vision Systems Soldering and Construction Projects in order:
Project 1. Champ Audio Amplifier
Project 2. Phantom Power Tester
Project 3. XLR – XLR audio Lead construction
Project 4. 6.5 mm TRS to 6.5 mm TRS audio Lead construction
 

Due: Class 11

You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of the assessment task.
The marking criteria is available on Blackboard.
Once you have demonstrated competency, your final assessment task will be graded (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).
You should refer to the Assessment Tool document which is available on Blackboard for full details of this assessment task.
 

Grades that apply to courses delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment
CA Competency Achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did not Submit for Assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

  The assessment matrix is available from the Program Coordinator.

Other Information

 Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.


Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (web link)
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which people can gain entry to, or credit in, recognised courses based on competencies gained. The competencies may have been gained through experience in the workplace, in voluntary work, in social or domestic activities or through informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) applies if a student has previously successfully completed the requirements of a unit of competency or module and is now required to be reassessed to ensure that the competency has been maintained.


Assessment and Feedback (web link)
You will receive verbal feedback during scheduled class times, and written feedback from teachers on your work . Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.


Student Progress (web link)
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.


Special consideration
for Late Submission (web link)
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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration.


Academic Integrity and Plagiarism (web link)
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

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