Perform basic vision and sound editing

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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Assessment Tool
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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 CUFPOS201A, 'Perform basic vision and sound editing'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare source materials for edit

1. Clarify technical and creative requirements for production and online editing in consultation with relevant production personnel

2. Obtain and label source materials and keep in a safe, clean location with appropriate documentation

3. Organise transfer of source materials to appropriate medium where necessary

4. Check that sufficient storage and memory is available to meet content resolution requirements

5. Assess source materials for technical and creative quality and arrange for remedial action where problems are identified

6. Digitise content according to specified formats and burn time code where applicable, ensuring format is compatible with available software and hardware

7. Align, synchronise and organise uncut images and sound in preparation for evaluation and editing

8. In consultation with relevant production personnel, finalise list of shots required for the edit and the method for logging them

Log content for editing

9. Check editing facilities are operational and arrange for faults or problems to be resolved according to enterprise procedures

10. Obtain required editing consumable materials and ensure sufficient supplies are available to meet editing schedules

11. Load source materials onto appropriate editing facility, ensuring correct image and sound are ready for use and that images and sound are synchronised or aligned accurately

12. Identify required shots and sequences from source materials and catalogue them in the agreed way

13. Log selected edits with reference to time codes and shot descriptions according to enterprise procedures

14. Use a batch digitise list to digitise selected sequences according to relevant documentation and consistent with technical and creative requirements

15. Create edit decision lists (EDLs) according to instructions from relevant production personnel

16. Organise and save selected materials according to overall editing requirements

17. Finalise logging sheets and submit EDLs to relevant production personnel by the agreed deadline

Perform basic edits

18. Use software functions to assemble sequences according to EDLs and within time constraints

19. Review edited sequences to evaluate quality and content and to identify problems

20. Manipulate the editing software to solve identified problems and seek expert advice if required

21. Submit sequences to relevant production personnel for feedback according to enterprise procedures

22. Amend sequences as required and save in appropriate format

23. Ensure source materials, selected materials and back-up copies are stored securely and labelled correctly

24. Complete required documentation, noting variations and issues from original instructions

25. Leave workstation in original or improved condition, ensuring there has been no adverse impact on site

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPOS201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUF20107 - Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media)
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media