Course Title: Manage audio operations for outdoor events

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5332

Course Title: Manage audio operations for outdoor events

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

When you are working on live productions, you may be required to work outside. In this course you will learn the skills and knowledge required to plan, install and manage the operation of audio systems at outdoor events, where factors such as weather conditions can significantly affect operations. This course is delivered with Identify an Interpret Compliance Requirements (BSBCOM501B) but assessed separately.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU501 Manage audio operations for outdoor events


1. Plan audio for outdoor events

2. Install audio systems for outdoor events

3.Monitor outdoor audio operations

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 be abe to:

  • develop specifications for audio systems that meet production requirements in an outdoor setting.
  • Work collaboratively to manage the installation and operation of audio operations for outdoor events.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through the completion and submission of event planning documents and through managing the the installation of (or part of) an audio system designed for two outdoor events.. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on My RMIT.