Compile audio material for broadcast

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 CUFSOU302A, 'Compile audio material for broadcast'.
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 to record audio material

1. Confirm production requirements and deadlines with relevant personnel

2. Become sufficiently familiar with topics to ask appropriate questions of interviewees

3. Prepare appropriate questions that elicit information relevant to production requirements and that ensure interview purpose is met

4. Rehearse questions as required

5. Check that portable audio recording equipment and accessories are fully functional and report equipment faults to relevant personnel

6. Ensure charged batteries are in sufficient supply to meet recording needs

Record audio material on location

7. Position microphone to achieve optimum audio quality, taking into account weather conditions and background noise at location

8. Conduct sound and level check to ensure that audio recording equipment is fully functional

9. Record an identification according to station procedures

10. Record audio material according to production requirements

11. Record ambient sound as bridging material for the editing process

12. Dismantle audio recording equipment and check that all equipment is accounted for before leaving location

Edit audio material using digital editing systems

13. Listen to recorded audio and identify edit positions to produce required audio segment

14. Transfer audio material into computer hard disk storage system or software

15. Use software functions to edit audio material in accordance with production requirements and within time constraints

16. Listen to edited material to evaluate quality and content and to identify problems

17. Manipulate the editing software to solve identified problems and seek expert advice if required

18. Save final edit in appropriate format

Submit edited material for broadcast

19. Leave the worksite in the original or improved condition for use by colleagues

20. Complete documentation and submit edited material for approval to relevant personnel by the agreed deadline

21. Make final adjustments in response to feedback from relevant personnel

22. Archive edited material in accordance with station procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFSOU302A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUS40209 - Certificate IV in Sound Production
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF30107 - Certificate III in Media