Operate an outdoor fireworks display

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 CUEFSH02B, 'Operate an outdoor fireworks display'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate an outdoor fireworks display' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify firing techniques for fireworks

1.1. Correctly identify the properties of fireworks, their function and use in a display

1.2. Recognise the appropriate mechanisms for initiation of fireworks at a display

1.3. Establish appropriate manual firing techniques for fireworks

1.4. Establish appropriate electric firing techniques for fireworks

2. Prepare for and implement, handling of fireworks

2.1. Correctly identify fireworks from physical features and markings

2.2. Identify and correctly follow procedures for purchasing fireworks in accordance with State/Territory regulatory requirements

2.3. Take account of the dangers and safety issues associated with the pre-preparation of fireworks off-site

2.4. Identify and follow correct procedures for the transport of fireworks in accordance with State/Territory regulatory requirements

2.5. Identify and follow correct procedures for the storage of fireworks in accordance with State/Territory regulatory requirements

3. Set up a fireworks display

3.1. Implement methods to determine the integrity of fireworks and their suitability for a site

3.2. Establish and maintain delineation and control measures for a site

3.3. Implement statutory and risk managed site safety measures

3.4. Set up, or supervise the set up of equipment in accordance with identified procedures

3.5. Monitor environmental factors to ensure safety

4. Operate fireworks at a display

4.1. Instigate immediate pre-display activities in relation to safety and health in accordance with State/Territory regulatory requirements

4.2. Initiate fireworks by various methods using safe techniques

4.3. Maintain control of the display through use of appropriate monitoring and supervision of others as required

4.4. Take appropriate action where problems are identified

5. Conduct post display activities

5.1. Clean up and return the display site to owner in original condition

5.2. Accurately complete required records

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUEFSH02B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE40303 - Certificate IV in Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Operations)