Course Title: Maintain broadcast facilities and equipment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5128

Course Title: Maintain broadcast facilities and equipment

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: John Cordon

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4345

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills, attitude and knowledge to enable you to take responsibility for single and multi-camera technical direction, and the skills to select, maintain, interface and align television equipment so as to optimise the technical quality of studio and single camera television productions in the audio visual industry.

Skills and knowledge you will develop include understanding of:
- Single-camera video equipment selection & operation
- Multi-camera video equipment selection & operation
-  Fault diagnosis techniques

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFENG04A Maintain broadcast facilities and equipment


CUFENG04A/01                    Locate and repair faults

CUFENG04A/02                    Assemble and upgrade broadcast facilities

CUFENG04A/03                    Undertake preventative maintenance of broadcast systems

CUFENG04A/04                    Provide general technical support

Learning Outcomes

Related to elements above.

Overview of Assessment

Written Studio Equipment assignment: 20% of final course mark
Practical competence assessment: 20% of final course mark
Final closed book test: 40% of final course mark
Observations during field productions (Semester 2): 20%