Manage locations for film and media productions

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 CUFPPM504A, 'Manage locations for film and media productions'.
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



Prepare locations for shoots

1. Ensure required resources are available prior to commencement of shoots and equipment is in full working order

2. Arrange and coordinate safe transport of equipment to locations and provide clear directions for production staff to reach locations

3. Oversee installation and testing of equipment at locations, using safe OHS practices

4. Adapt site to meet creative and technical requirements of productions and prepare contingency plans to resolve potential problems

5. Brief and update production staff, location owners and authorities on changes to production plans, schedules or facilities

6. Plan and implement OHS requirements for all activities and personnel at locations

7. Arrange cast and crew facilities as required and provide clear travel directions to each location

Manage location activities

8. Ensure all activities comply with production safety plan and organisational policies and procedures, and identify and minimise potential hazards

9. Take appropriate action to minimise disruptions from the public to productions and make alternative arrangements to manage normal traffic and pedestrian movement

10. Arrange safe storage of all equipment and other facilities while on location

11. Resolve creative and technical issues where possible to minimise negative impact on productions

12. Ensure that accidents and incidents are attended to swiftly and decisively, and that emergency services are contactable at all times

13. Take appropriate action if conditions of access to location are breached

14. Supervise activities of location management team as applicable

Finalise location operations

15. Ensure locations are returned to their original or an improved state

16. Organise removal and labelling of materials and equipment from locations, in compliance with OHS regulations

17. Complete production documentation and reports and finalise outstanding contractual arrangements

18. Report any faults and concerns to relevant production staff

19. If appropriate, confirm creative and technical requirements for the next set-up and advise relevant production staff accordingly

20. Evaluate all aspects of completed projects and note areas for improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPPM504A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUF60107 - Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media