Compile production schedules

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 CUFPPM408A, 'Compile production schedules'.
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



Confirm resources required

1. Analyse and interpret resource schedules to confirm resources required for each stage in the production process

2. Consult with all departments involved in the production to clarify and confirm their requirements

3. Confirm accuracy and feasibility of resource schedules against overall production requirements

4. Conduct discussion with colleagues in a manner that promotes positive working relationships

5. Identify non-resource issues that may affect production schedules and collate and compile relevant information

Compile production schedules

6. Create appropriate production timeline, ensuring that schedule identifies clearly and accurately major responsibilities, stages, tasks and target dates required to deliver productions within budget and to deadline

7. Ensure that schedules clearly and realistically allocate the resources required

8. Identify and accommodate issues that could affect the timing and sequence of tasks within schedules

9. Allocate time to each stage of the production that is realistic and sufficient to enable objectives to be met

10. Ensure that time allocated enables efficient use of resources

11. Identify factors that may cause production delays and develop contingency plans to accommodate possible delays

Finalise production schedules

12. Ensure schedules are accurate, comprehensive and presented clearly

13. Distribute schedules promptly to relevant personnel and allow adequate opportunities for them to ask questions and seek clarification

14. Resolve difficulties and ambiguities in the understanding or implementation of schedules as required

15. Revise schedules as required and communicate changes promptly to relevant personnel

16. Develop and maintain an appropriate, clear and easily accessible recording system for all information relating to production schedules

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM408A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUE60303 - Advanced Diploma of Stage Management
  • CUE60403 - Advanced Diploma of Venues and Events
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media