Direct performers

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 CUFDRT502A, 'Direct performers'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Direct performers' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Prepare for actual production.

1.1. Brief performers about any specific technical requirements in collaboration with relevant production personnel where necessary.

1.2. Establish appropriate lines of communication between relevant production personnel to ensure smooth running of production.

1.3. Inform and update relevant production personnel of changes in production requirements that may have occurred since final rehearsals.

1.4. Review relevant dramatic elements dealt with in rehearsals.

1.5. Throughout actual production activity, run through scenes with performers immediately prior to recording where time allows.

2. Facilitate performances.

2.1. Create an appropriate environment to maximise performances and characterisations, including conduct of appropriate warm-up activities.

2.2. Ensure appropriate OHS requirements are met in line with enterprise procedures.

2.3. Communicate with relevant production personnel clearly and provide constructive feedback throughout production process.

2.4. Identify and rectify creative problems throughout production in collaboration with relevant production personnel.

2.5. Ensure performers are kept informed of filming order of scenes as required.

2.6. Assist performers throughout the entire production to understand desired mise en scene effect, size of each shot or framing, and their role in the context of whole shot or scene.

2.7. Engage performers in the control of the narrative by use of techniques that allow for character sub text.

3. Wrap production.

3.1. Check all scenes are recorded and complete, including spot checks of actual recordings for quality and accuracy.

3.2. Stand down production crew and complete necessary documentation according to enterprise procedures.

3.3. Make arrangements for additional production requirements as required and ensure relevant production personnel are informed appropriately.

3.4. Evaluate all aspects of the shoot from a director's perspective, including own performance, and note areas for improvement.

3.5. Provide positive feedback to relevant production personnel and invite comment on the shoot.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFDRT502A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUF60107 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media