Schedule radio playlists

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 CUFPPM402A, 'Schedule radio playlists'.
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



Determine music for playlists

1. Assess features of station's scheduling software to ensure production requirements can be met

2. Identify requirements for music content from relevant production sources

3. Select music that matches station aims, policies and codes of practice

4. Ensure music selections and styles reflect audience research and preferences

5. Use scheduling software to assemble overall playlist and rotation frequencies to meet station requirements

6. Incorporate commercial schedules and slots into schedule as required

7. Check playlists for completeness and confirm with relevant production personnel that playlists meet overall production requirements and daily time requirements

Monitor and manage playlists

8. Confirm availability of content supplies and organise appropriate clearances and fees where applicable

9. Check and confirm that music selections meet requirements for station format, standards and durations

10. Ensure rotation contains music selections and styles identified in market research as a trend

11. Monitor and update playlists and rotations to meet changes in station policies

12. Review current research data and introduce new music selections and styles to reflect changes in audience attitudes or perceived trends

Coordinate and manage availability of music

13. Identify costs of content and compare them with available budgets

14. Identify cost over-runs and take action to remedy by conferring with relevant production personnel

15. Ensure scheduled music is available in appropriate formats and meets required technical standards and quality

16. Prepare and complete necessary documentation to record full details of music content in schedules

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM402A appears in the following qualifications:

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