Plan and prepare programs

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 CUFPPM301A, 'Plan and prepare programs'.
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



Plan program content

1. Identify items to include in programs in line with program profile and in consultation with team members

2. Focus on perspective of audience when deciding on format of program content

3. Identify information sources for program content

4. Set deadlines for preparation of material in consultation with team members

5. Identify back-up items to cover unforeseen shortfalls in content

6. Identify material that could result in a breach of laws or regulations and resolve issues in consultation with relevant personnel

7. Book production facilities and equipment required to prepare program content

Assemble program items

8. Write draft content as required observing the conventions of writing broadcast copy

9. Seek feedback on draft copy from relevant personnel and revise accordingly

10. Determine a sequence for program items with the aim of maximising audience attention span

11. Use running sheets to document timing of all items within the total time allocated to programs

12. Collect items from other team members as required

13. Submit all presentation material and completed documentation to relevant personnel by agreed deadlines

Contribute to evaluation of programs

14. Participate in debriefing sessions about the effectiveness of programs

15. Note areas for improvement in own area of responsibility and take action accordingly

16. Note ideas for future program content and follow up as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media