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Audio 30: Audio Basics

June 27 @ 10:00 am 12:00 pm

This is an entry level class that is designed for individuals new to IATSE Local 122 or new to the audio department. “Audio 10 – Intro to Audio”, or a small level of experience working on audio crews, is required to take this class.

Completion of this class begins to prepare the individual for the technical knowledge required to work with audio systems. Individuals are not expected to work alone upon completion of this class, however the individual is expected to be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of audio systems and their components. Individuals will begin to learn the working technical theories that are key to using audio systems. Individuals will learn about the “basic sound system”, it’s variations, and the variety of cabling conventions used. Topics of signal chain, gain structure, routing, powering, and basic setup are covered.

Upon completion of this class, individuals are expected to be able to identify all major parts of an audio system, and be able to work with an experienced supervisor to setup a small to medium sized sound system. This class prepares individuals to setup an audio system in an “A/V” room type of environment and gives them the tools to troubleshoot a small breakout room.


  • The learner must have worked a call from the referral hall, worked under a collective bargaining agreement, or be a current member of IATSE Local 122.
  • This is an in person class. This class has limited attendance and all attendees must have a reservation; therefore, it will be treated like a job call.
  • If you are unable to attend, please cancel your ticket or email education@iatselocal122.org.
  • Tardiness and/or No-Call-No-Show will be reported to the IATSE Local 122 Compliance Committee.
3737 Camino Del Rio South
San Diego, California 92108 United States
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