Course Title: Manage bump in and bump out of shows

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: BUSM7908C

Course Title: Manage bump in and bump out of shows

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5349 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teachers:

Simon Embury

Phone 03 9925 4345

Email: simon.embury@rmit.edu.au

Rosie Westbrook

Email: rosie.westbrook@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 150

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

None

Course Description

Managing the bump in and bump out of a range of shows is a fundamental employment skill in the live production industry.

This course will provide you with practical skills and knowledge required to manage the movement, transportation, installation and removal of sound, lighting and vision system equipment and associated physical elements for productions in the screen, media, entertainment and live events industries.

 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPM504 Manage bump in and bump out of shows

Element:

1. Organise equipment and human resources

Performance Criteria:

1.1 With reference to production documentation, determine crewing requirements and scope of work required

1.2 Identify the need for additional equipment and materials and check whether their purchase fits within budgetary guidelines

1.3 Obtain additional items promptly as required

1.4 Complete accurate inventory checks to ensure physical elements are available and ready for use

1.5 Assess risks and develop and implement hazard management plans

1.6 Roster staff to meet production schedules in line with production budget

Element:

2. Plan movement of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Liaise with production personnel to determine the most effective sequence to move and install physical elements

2.2 Identify transport requirements and organise transport accordingly

2.3 Estimate the number of people required to move equipment and advise relevant colleagues accordingly

2.4 Develop contingency plans to minimise the impact of unexpected events on the bump in and bump out process

2.5 Document clear plans for moving and installing equipment according to organisational procedures

Element:

3. Manage installation and removal of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Supervise the safe installation and removal of physical elements according to production requirements

3.2 Monitor progress of bump in and bump out of shows against production schedules and implement contingency plans as required to meet production deadlines

3.3 Identify and respond to problems promptly in consultation with relevant personnel

3.4 Organise storage and security of physical elements as required, including valuable items and hazardous materials

3.5 Evaluate the bump in and bump out process with relevant personnel and note areas for improvement in future productions


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will be able to manage and supervise the bump in and bump out of live productions which include the elements of lighting, sound, staging and vision.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course include:

  • Teacher lead class discussions
  • Industry examples and case studies
  • Group activities and projects
  • Simulated demonstrations
  • Venue visits
  • Guest presenters
  • Research


Teaching Schedule

 

Semester 1Class Content (Subject to Change)
1Course introduction and assessment requirements. Why we bump in and out and what happens in between. Student experiences. Rosie and Simon
2Running a one day music festival from Bump in to Bump Out
3OHS Issues and challenges. Task breakdown, identifying hazards and risks, risk control measures. The difference between JSA's and SWMS's. Preparation for music venue/pub visit. Rosie and Simon
4Production Issues and challenges. Weather, theft, test & tag, industrial action, people with special needs.
5Assistance with assessment SWMS preparation. Rosie and Simon
6Sourcing equipment and supplies. Establishing your own production resources and contacts.
7Inventory systems and preparing equipment for transportation. Carnets.
8Production scheduling. Determining appropriate sequence of movement of equipment during bump in and bump out, taking into account relevant OHS issues. Crewing requirements.
9Continuation of production scheduling. Assessment 1 - SWMS due
10No Class: Good Friday 14 April
11Bump in/out for a location film shoot. Feedback on SWMS. Rosie and Simon
12Class activity: Bump in/out for a lecture, include vocal PA, lights and lectern.
13Assistance with Production Logistics Questions
14Assessment 2 - Production Logistics Questions Answers due
15No class with Rosie this week
16Feedback on assessment
  
Semester 2 Class Content (Subject to Change)
1Discuss semester 2 assessment requirements and Bakehouse Project or equivalent
2Possible site visit to Bakehouse Studios 27-29 Hoddle Street, Richmond VIC 3121 To be confirmed.
3Content TBA
4Content TBA
5Assistance with assessment SWMS preparation
6Preparation for Bakehouse WIL Activity Assessment 1 - SWMS due
7Class onsite at Bakehouse Studios 27-29 Hoddle Street Richmond
8Class onsite at Bakehouse Studios 27-29 Hoddle Street Richmond
9Class onsite at Bakehouse Studios 27-29 Hoddle Street Richmond
10Discussion and feedback on Bakehouse Project.
11Assistance with Production Logistics Questions Answers
12Assessment 2 - Production Logistics Questions Answers due
13Individual Post show/event de-brief self assessment and reflective interview for some students
14Individual Post show/event de-brief self assessment and reflective interview for some students
15Individual Post show/event de-brief self assessment and reflective interview for some students
16Individual Post show/event de-brief self assessment and reflective interview for some students


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Other resources for this course are available via the learning Hub in MyRMIT.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This course is ungraded

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task.

You should refer to the assessment brief which is available available via the learning Hub in MyRMIT for full assessment criteria.

Results that apply to this course which is delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment are:

CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment

Semester 1.

Assessment 1.

Individual SWMS based on an event as agreed upon with the teacher. (Refer Weekly Guide and Assessment Document for Assessment Options) Due Class #9 

Assessment 2.

Individual answers to Production Logistics questions. (Based on an event as agreed upon with the teacher. Refer Weekly Guide and Assessment Document for Assessment Options) Due Class #14

 

Semester 2.

Assessment 1.

Individual more detailed SWMS based on a more complex event as agreed upon with the teacher. (Refer Weekly Guide and Assessment Document for Assessment Options) Due Class #6

Assessment 2.

Individual answers to Production Logistics questions. (Based on an event as agreed upon with the teacher. Refer Weekly Guide and Assessment Document for Assessment Options) Due Class #12

Assessment 3.

Individual post-show/event de-brief self assessment and reflective interview based on a more complex agreed event. Due Class #13


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. These matrices are available through Program Administration.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf

Attendance:

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises

It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.

Assessment Feedback:

You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work.  Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):

If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:

Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.

Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

 

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