Manage the production process

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 CUEPMT11B, 'Manage the production process'.
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



1. Interpret the creative parameters of the production

1.1. Participate in preliminary discussions with relevant personnel to interpret and confirm their creative intentions for the production/event

1.2. Read, analyse and interpret any design or production documents and notes to establish a full picture of production requirements and challenges

2. Identify and confirm production and technical parameters

2.1. Liaise with relevant technical personnel and determine the range and numbers of staging and technical elements for the production

2.2. Develop an overall operational plan and develop and document schedules for the completion of various stages of production planning to ensure deadlines can be met

2.3. Provide advice to relevant personnel regarding technical, artistic and safety issues that may affect the production/event

3. Coordinate production meetings

3.1. Liaise with relevant personnel and allocate times for production meetings to ensure most efficient and cost effective use of time

3.2. Chair production meetings and ensure that all artistic and technical issues are discussed and resolved

3.3. Provide current, clear and accurate reports on the progress of various aspects of the pre-production activities

3.4. Notify all relevant colleagues of meeting outcomes which affect their work activities

3.5. Keep accurate records of decisions made and actions required

4. Monitor the production planning phase

4.1. Take an active role in maintaining a creative and technical overview of the project

4.2. Continually liaise with the technical and artistic production team to ascertain and act upon requirements which can be organised on their behalf

4.3. Assess the progress of pre-production activities against timelines and budget and make adjustments accordingly

4.4. Determine any need for additional resources to be applied and take necessary action to ensure production requirements are met

4.5. Communicate with appropriate personnel regularly throughout the pre-production phase in an open manner to maintain positive working relations and to ensure efficient, safe and disciplined production practices

5. Prepare, distribute and maintain required production documentation and information

5.1. Prepare and/or check production documentation and information and ensure it is complete, accurate and legible and meets with production requirements

5.2. Copy and circulate production documentation and information of the relevant personnel in accordance with organisational procedures

5.3. Develop and maintain accurate records of distribution of documentation

5.4. Continually review and update documentation to reflect changed production requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUEPMT11B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT60207 - Advanced Diploma of Events
  • CUE60303 - Advanced Diploma of Stage Management
  • CUE60203 - Advanced Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events