Present a wide range of radio material

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 CUFAIR402A, 'Present a wide range of radio material'.
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



Expand repertoire of on-air presentation techniques

1. Develop techniques for ad-libbing to vary the content, audience appeal and pace of programs

2. Record and evaluate practice sessions to improve techniques for moving smoothly from one program item to the next

3. Develop a repertoire of ways to present material of a repetitious or regular nature

4. Use a range of different perspectives to introduce and discuss music items

5. Record and evaluate practice sessions to develop skills in presenting voice reports and in conducting talkback sessions

Prepare for live broadcasts or recording sessions

6. Assemble presentation material prior to commencement of sessions

7. Ensure that presentation material complies with broadcasting laws and regulations

8. Exercise voice in preparation for sessions

9. Check that the equipment is fully operational and refer faults or problems to the relevant personnel

Present a range of material

10. Apply a range of presentation techniques to ensure a natural flow of material throughout sessions

11. Forward promote segments in a way that encourages people to stay listening

12. Recover presentation errors and respond to equipment malfunction with minimum disruption to program flow

13. Conduct talkback sessions in close collaboration with relevant personnel

14. Present live voice reports from the field in a way that shares the experience with listeners and captures their imagination

15. Respond to studio direction according to station procedures

Mix audio inputs

16. Mix audio inputs through the studio panel to produce required level and tonal balances

17. Prevent extraneous sounds not intended for broadcast from going to air

18. Cue and play presentation material according to program running sheets

19. Deal with equipment operational problems promptly and effectively throughout on-air sessions

20. Brief and cue studio guests as required

21. Operate talkback facility, taking into account the effect of the delay system

22. Cross to live feeds, ensuring a smooth, accurately timed transition between presentation material leading up to crosses and live feeds

Wrap up sessions

23. Time presentation material to allow smooth transition to the following program in consultation with the next presenter

24. Save relevant material for archiving and future use according to station procedures

25. Complete relevant documentation according to station procedures

26. Reflect on own performance and seek feedback from colleagues to identify areas for improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFAIR402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media