Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUACAM501, 'Shoot material for screen productions under special conditions'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Plan shoots

1.1 Liaise with relevant production personnel to interpret and confirm overall production requirements

1.2 Collaborate with production personnel to devise creative solutions for capturing required shots that take technical considerations into account

1.3 Interpret camera plans, identify required special effects and create shot lists for use during rehearsals and shoot

1.4 Brief production personnel assisting with shoot and determine an execution plan for each shot

1.5 Participate in pre-shoot safety briefings and identify risks of shooting under the special conditions

1.6 Confirm potential hazards and risks that may affect decisions to proceed with shoot and reduce problems where feasible

2. Select and set up equipment

2.1 Assess nature of special conditions and discuss issues with production personnel

2.2 Select required equipment, accessories and cabling, and install safely

2.3 Check equipment and accessories do not impede operations of other people involved in shoot

2.4 Participate in rehearsals and agree on final camera shots and movements

2.5 Adjust shot lists as required

3. Capture shots

3.1 Communicate with production personnel throughout shoot and operate camera according to instructions and cues

3.2 Apply photographic principles and techniques to achieve technical and aesthetic requirements

3.3 Re-create and capture shots established during rehearsals and advise relevant production personnel of variations to predetermined plans

3.4 Minimise movement of equipment and accessories and the impact on filming

3.5 Operate camera and special equipment to maintain safety of production personnel and others involved in shoot

3.6 Cooperate with other personnel to achieve desired camera movements and visual effects

3.7 Complete operations without damage to equipment and without interference to operators of moving equipment

3.8 Participate in debriefing sessions to evaluate effectiveness of shoot and to identify areas for future improvement