Assist with production operations for live performances

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 CUASTA301, 'Assist with production operations for live performances'.
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

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

1. Analyse the production staging process

1.1 Discuss with relevant personnel the role of production assistants and content found in event staging plans

1.2 Develop understanding of resources and equipment used in productions

1.3 Clarify health and safety and other regulatory requirements that apply to live productions

1.4 Identify the roles and responsibilities of key production personnel

2. Prepare for live performances

2.1 Clarify key aspects of staging information with relevant personnel

2.2 Check the condition of materials, equipment and accessories to determine whether repairs or modifications are required

2.3 Organise repairs or modifications promptly according to organisational procedures

2.4 Use appropriate equipment and tools to assist with repairs and modifications as required

2.5 Assist with setting up venues in line with production requirements

3. Assist with production operations during and after performances

3.1 Anticipate potential operational problems and take appropriate action suitable to own level of responsibility to mitigate them

3.2 Integrate health and safety procedures into work activities and ensure risk-management issues are addressed

3.3 Undertake work activities in ways that minimise the environmental impact of operations

3.4 Complete workplace documentation as required

3.5 Participate in bump-out operations

4. Participate in production debriefs

4.1 Contribute to reviews of production operations to help identify inefficiencies in processes and procedures

4.2 Provide input into discussions on ways to improve productions operations

4.3 Seek feedback on own performance and note areas for future improvement