Prepare video material for television transmission

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 CUFBRD303A, 'Prepare video material for television transmission'.
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



Prepare to ingest video materials

1. Liaise with relevant production personnel to confirm written documentation or verbal instructions for treatment of source materials

2. Ensure source materials are clearly identified, labelled and in a format compatible with available equipment

3. Set up and test equipment according to specified standards as required to meet source materials criteria

4. Report faults or problems and arrange for maintenance where applicable

5. Ensure destination media is prepared correctly and ready to receive inputs, including set-up of equipment signals

6. Handle source materials and destination media with care to avoid damage throughout the production process

Ingest and convert video materials

7. Test that source materials are appropriate to the input of equipment, including standard converter parameters

8. Load and ingest source materials using correct equipment and transfer to required destination media in correct sequence

9. Apply appropriate conversions to source materials to achieve required formats, ensuring time codes and cue points are set to synchronise with equipment where applicable

10. If necessary, select, add or alter appropriate time code and cue points that meet technical and transmission requirements

11. Monitor transfers and recordings to ensure they meet required quality and technical requirements and establish cue points if required

12. Check that the destination media is in suitable condition, of suitable length and on appropriate format for recording

Assist with production activity

13. Undertake additional transfers, dubs or copies of materials as required and save in required location

14. Assist in switching video sources live to air under direction of relevant production personnel

15. Undertake editing of materials as required in close consultation with relevant production personnel

16. Author materials to a range of formats for distribution to clients and relevant production personnel

17. Complete documentation and distribute to relevant production personnel, including originals or reformatted versions of source materials where applicable

Document and dispatch recorded material

18. Archive materials as instructed and transfer to appropriate archival format according to enterprise procedures

19. Undertake accurate labelling and logging of materials and check for faults

20. Return source and other materials to originators or owners in accordance with enterprise procedures

21. Review and reflect on performance and note areas for improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFBRD303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media
  • CUF40307 - Certificate IV in Broadcast Technology