Stage manage productions and events

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 CUASMT501, 'Stage manage productions and events'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Stage manage productions and events' 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 stage management operations

1.1 Consult with personnel and clients as required to confirm production or event structure and requirements

1.2 Prepare running sheets, schedules and other planning documents based on production information and documentation

1.3 Prepare and distribute in a timely fashion, notes from meetings on production requirements, communication with clients, and stage management procedures

1.4 Monitor pre-production preparations and liaise with venue or site staff to anticipate and resolve issues that could disrupt productions or events

2. Run productions

2.1 Manage crew and cast arrivals

2.2 Monitor production and performance elements and take appropriate action to deal effectively with unforeseen occurrences

2.3 Use reference materials appropriately to ensure the accurate and timely running of productions

2.4 Communicate production changes promptly to all relevant personnel, ensuring all changes meet production standards

2.5 Ensure the movement of physical elements occurs according to running sheets, timing and safety procedures

2.6 Operate technical equipment as required

3. Communicate effectively with cast and crew

3.1 Provide appropriate briefings and materials to cast and crew prior to performances

3.2 Liaise with cast and crew promptly regarding pre-performance requirements

3.3 Communicate with cast and crew regularly throughout productions in an open, clear and concise manner to maintain efficient, safe and disciplined production practices and effective work relationships

3.4 Provide clear and appropriate instructions to ensure production requirements are met

4. Finalise stage management operations

4.1 Organise the clearance and cleaning of venues and sites as required

4.2 Prepare and distribute performance reports to relevant personnel

4.3 Contribute to evaluations and continuous improvement of productions or events and adjust own work procedures accordingly

4.4 Adjust production documentation as required to ensure consistency and quality of future stage management operations

4.5 Return all updated production documentation to relevant personnel