Plan and develop activities, events and programs

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 CULMS506B, 'Plan and develop activities, events and programs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Plan and develop activities, events and programs' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Establish need and scope of activities, events or programs


Identify and develop programs which meet current/future organisational priorities and policies and which contribute to sustainable museum practice


Assess program activities in the context of the whole institution, where no overall program strategy exists


Evaluate external influences on program development


Identify the need for the activity/event/program based on customer needs, current development initiatives and wider community needs


Establish educational, interpretive and commercial objectives of the activity in consultation with appropriate stakeholders


Develop concepts for activities, events or programs


Undertake appropriate research and develop appropriate storylines and/or interpretive messages/themes accordingly


Integrate appropriate cultural and environmental protocols into concept development


Identify and utilise the service of other specialists as required


Ensure the activity, event or program is physically and technically feasible within existing resource constraints


Present a proposal for approval to relevant personnel in accordance with the organisation's policies and procedures


Plan resource requirements


Specify and obtain the resources required to complete each aspect of the activity, event or program


Clearly identify and agree ON timeframes for the preparation of the activity, event or program with all relevant parties


Identify the effect of the activity, event or program on other activities and people, and take appropriate steps to coordinate activities


Confirm that facilities are capable of delivering activities to the specified range of users and provide a suitable and safe environment


Ensure resources to operate the facilities are available and suitable


Undertake a risk audit for the activity and incorporate relevant issues into activity development in accordance with regulations and organisational procedures


Develop support materials


Identify existing information materials and assess their suitability to the activity, event or program and audience


Develop information materials to suit the purpose of the activity, event or program and the requirements of users


Ensure information materials contain valid and reliable information and appropriate interpretations


Develop information materials within resource and time constraints and ensure accessibility


Evaluate activity, event or program


Obtain formal and informal feedback from customers and colleagues during piloting or conduct of the activity


Modify activity according to feedback received or use feedback to inform future development


Establish and implement ongoing review mechanisms to ensure continuous improvement of the activity where appropriate

Qualifications and Skillsets

CULMS506B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV60103 - Advanced Diploma of Arts Management