Produce programs and program segments

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 CUFPPM401A, 'Produce programs and program segments'.
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



Undertake pre-production

1. Brief relevant personnel about program content and other production requirements

2. Collaborate with relevant personnel to determine best way to address technical aspects of productions

3. Ensure that all research undertaken for programs is reliable and completed by agreed deadlines

4. Ensure that no program material breaches broadcasting laws or regulations

5. Ensure that all program material is prepared in line with target audience needs, production requirements and timelines

6. Structure programs to build and maintain audience interest throughout

7. Identify and organise appropriate interviewees, contributors and talent for programs

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

Produce program segments

9. Ensure that all program material for segments is recorded in line with running sheets

10. Review recorded program segments to determine if they meet production requirements and re-record as required

11. Complete documentation related to program segments in accordance with enterprise procedures

12. Submit program segments for broadcast to relevant personnel

Produce programs

13. Check with relevant personnel that all production facilities are operational before recording or going live

14. Provide presenters with advice, direction and feedback to ensure that interaction with interviewees, contributors and talent meets production requirements

15. Cue guests and other content in a timely fashion

16. Advise relevant personnel of technical problems as they occur to minimise disruption to program flow

17. Monitor pace and flow of programs and take action to bring them back on track if necessary

18. If producing live broadcasts, allow time for presenters to respond appropriately before the end of programs to any issues that arise

19. Submit programs for broadcast to relevant personnel

Contribute to program planning

20. Debrief with relevant personnel about how well programs achieved creative and technical goals

21. Incorporate suggestions for improvement into future programs

22. Generate ideas for programs, looking always for fresh angles and perspectives on topics

23. Discuss ideas with relevant personnel and seek approval to follow through into production

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media