Edit texts

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 CUFWRT401A, 'Edit texts'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Edit texts' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare to edit written content

1. In consultation with relevant personnel clarify the scope of editing tasks, including timelines

2. Determine style or tone appropriate to the publication or type of communication materials

3. Identify factors that have implications for the way content will be edited

Enhance clarity of written communication

4. Amend text according to the principles of clear language and logical structure

5. Ensure that language level is appropriate to target audience

6. Ensure that tone is consistent with theme and purpose of the communication

7. Review punctuation to ensure clarity of meaning and ease of reading

8. Review written material for correct use of grammar and syntax

9. Monitor text for non-inclusive or potentially offensive language

10. In consultation with relevant personnel, clarify areas where content is unclear and amend accordingly, giving due consideration to preserving the integrity of the author's voice as amendments are made

11. Amend text for consistency where additional information has been incorporated

12. Mark up text according to enterprise procedures

Finalise editing process

13. Check accuracy of references and organise copyright clearances as required

14. In consultation with relevant personnel, finalise the format and placement of visual material as required

15. Submit final edited material to relevant personnel by agreed deadline

16. Evaluate editing process, assessing one's own performance and noting areas for future improvement

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFWRT401A appears in the following qualifications:

  • BSB40107 - Certificate IV in Advertising
  • PSP61010 - Advanced Diploma of Translating
  • CUS50309 - Diploma of Music Business
  • CUF40107 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUF50207 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media
  • CUF50107 - Diploma of Screen and Media