Course Title: Operate complex vision systems

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5408 Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Title: Operate complex vision systems

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


515T Creative Industries


Term1 2022

Course Contact: Rebekha Naim

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4849

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will learn the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare and operate complex vision systems with multiple vision sources and display devices that require the use of media servers and control networks.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAVSS401 Operate complex vision systems


1. Prepare for vision system operations

2. Manage multiple vision outputs and displays

3. Evaluate vision system 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 able to:

  • plan, install, set up, calibrate and operate a range of complex vision systems including broadcast standard cameras, mixers, monitors and display devices, standard convertors and equipment intorconnect devices (glue)
  • recognise and solve problems when operating complex vision systems
  • plan for contingencies
  • use a methodical and logical approach and to to meet creative requirements
  • plan improvements based on outcomes of evaluations of vision system operations
  • meet work deadlines
  • use knowledge of vision systems to contributes ideas about ways to realise visual concept

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.