Record and operate standard lighting cues

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 CUELGT05C, 'Record and operate standard lighting cues'.
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 and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Record, modify and replay lighting cues.


Correctly identify the functions of controls on the console, including function of the unit displaying data and controls to produce text.


Correctly undertake channel selection and intensity setting, identify on display unit and make appropriate modifications using all relevant controls.


Accurately record cue number and fade/wait times identify on display unit and make appropriate modifications using all relevant controls.


Play recorded cues in correct sequence and time using all relevant controls correctly, and identify on display unit.


Create, modify and replay group and sub-groups in correct sequence and time using all relevant controls correctly and identify on display unit.


Carry out procedures prior to plotting or operating lighting cues.


Ensure that working area is clear, tidy, properly illuminated, and relevant written instructions are to hand.


Check communications equipment and ensure that it is in working order.


Power up dimmers, control desk and peripherals using safe working practices and check that operating environment is within manufacturer parameters.


Test lighting instruments, accessories and other lighting elements to ensure all items are in correct working order.


Test venue audience, decorative, safety, and working lighting to ensure all items are in correct working order.


Identify problems with equipment promptly and take appropriate action, or refer to appropriate personnel as required.


Plot and operate lighting cues.


Check instructions to verify practicality before plotting and repeat once plotted.


Test line of sight needed for visual cues for feasibility during performance.


Action cues without delay in accordance with directions and production requirements.


Complete cue modifications in accordance with instruction and accurately update appropriate documentation.


Establish suitable back-up lighting states in the event of the failure of those recorded.


Store recorded lighting cues and other data electronically on device external to main lighting console.


Identify and rectify problems safely and in accordance with venue procedures, or refer to appropriate personnel.


Carry out basic troubleshooting procedures.


Correctly identify the nature of faults and locate promptly.


Assess the need for remedial action taking consideration of safety issues and the need for uninterrupted performance.


Correctly follow manufacturer diagnostic and remedial procedures in accordance with organisational policy.


Report fault to appropriate personnel if fault cannot be immediately rectified, providing all relevant information.


Liaise with appropriate personnel to identify back-up alternatives if fault cannot be rectified before next production deadline.


Carry out post-performance procedures.


Correctly power down equipment or set to standby between performances as required.


Store and/or cover control in accordance with organisational procedures.


Make accurate changes to documentation and file in accordance with organisation procedures.