Audio Technician


Operates technological equipment and services, such as audio-visual (AV) and music, during an event or production.


Key Responsibilities

  • Discuss the production’s sound needs with sound designer
  • Identify places in the script where any sound effects, music and changes in sound level are needed
  • Pre-record any sound effects and music to be used
  • Choose suitable equipment
  • Set up venue to ensure equipment is working properly
  • Provide necessary electrical and sound equipment when needed
  • Complete sound checks before a performance
  • Operate the sound desk during shows
  • Look after and repair equipment
  • Unload, set up, dismantle and load equipment


Growth: Strong

Education Pathways: CUA31015 Certificate III in Screen and Media

CUA40415 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services