Course Title: Manage audio system control networks

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4371 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Manage audio system control networks

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 120

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2020

Course Contact: Rebekha Naim

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4849

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to set up a basic data network for remote control and distribution of digital system processing (DSP) audio in the screen, media, entertainment and events industries.

Individuals who apply these skills work autonomously in a team environment as they take responsibility for setting up and monitoring audio system control networks, such as remote control systems for amplifiers and proprietary DSP control systems where functions can be assigned remotely.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUASOU403 Manage audio system control networks


1 Determine audio network requirements

2 Test and commission network

3 Monitor network

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will gain the ability to work with an ever expanding range of data and information technologies which are crucial to employment in the live production industries. This course will give you the necessary skills and knowledge required to correctly set up, install and manage network connected AV equipment within the live event industry.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.