Develop screen and media specialist expertise

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 CUFIND402A, 'Develop screen and media specialist expertise'.
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



Apply screen and media skills in a specialist context

1. Plan strategies to develop and enhance technical skills in a specialist screen or media context

2. Use critical thinking techniques to identify work-based opportunities to enhance technical skills

3. Identify and use feedback, discussion and evaluation techniques to continuously improve technical skills

4. Explore capability of materials, tools and equipment as a means to continuously improve technical skills

5. Identify and use relevant sources of information to stimulate technical skills and professional development opportunities

Research and apply screen and media trends and emergent technologies

6. Identify trends and emergent technologies in the screen and media industries using appropriate sources of information

7. Examine and clarify implications and consequences of trends and emergent technologies

8. Critique and review trends and emergent technologies with relevant personnel to explore, develop and express conceptual ideas

9. Explore and use new ideas and emergent technologies to expand own technical and conceptual skills

Evaluate own skills in specialist context

10. Seek and apply constructive criticism from others to improve own technical and conceptual skills

11. Continuously evaluate own technical skills against planned strategies and career goals

12. Compare and contrast own technical skills to those of other specialist technicians in order to extend and enhance own professional work practices

13. Adjust own professional work practices to improve and refine technical and conceptual skills

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFIND402A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUS50209 - Diploma of Sound Production
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF40407 - Certificate IV in Make-up
  • CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50307 - Diploma of Broadcast Technology
  • CUF50407 - Diploma of Specialist Make-up Services
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media