Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge

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 CUALGT201, 'Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop basic lighting skills and knowledge' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

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

1. Prepare for lighting tasks

1.1 Confirm work requirements with relevant personnel with reference to lighting plans and types of lights required, including automated lighting

1.2 Sort lights and lighting equipment in preparation for set-up, ensuring appropriate handling of heavy but delicate equipment and taking account of equipment differences

1.3 Identify the appropriate cables and connectors to use with different lighting components

1.4 Identify appropriate rigging and positioning points and assist with rigging lights as required

1.5 Cut and label lighting gel appropriately and according to organisational procedures

1.6 Confirm that available power is sufficient for power requirements of system

2. Complete lighting tasks

2.1 Use lighting desk to bring up channels for focusing, adjustment and other operations

2.2 Safely power up dimmers and set up patch system

2.3 Attach light beam control accessories so that use of lights complies with instructions and procedures

2.4 Apply safe manual-handling techniques when rolling, unrolling and storing cables

2.5 Identify problems with equipment promptly and take action within the scope of own responsibility or report to relevant personnel

2.6 Check and replace spares and consumables and ensure production equipment is ready and available to productions at specified locations

2.7 Communicate appropriately with relevant personnel, clients or the public during the completion of tasks

3. Complete post-production tasks

3.1 Store lighting gel, lamps and other lighting equipment according to organisational procedures

3.2 Perform routine check of lamps and report repair and maintenance issues to relevant personnel