Course Title: Establish and manage production requirements and resources
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2013
Course Code: BUSM6152C
Course Title: Establish and manage production requirements and resources
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4230 - Certificate IV in Audiovisual Technology
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Rebekha Naim
Phone (03) 9925 4849
Nominal Hours: 45
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
No pre-requisites or co-requistes are required.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and manage resources and other requirements for a particular production area. It builds on the skills found in the unit CUETEM01B Coordinate production operations and has links to other production management units, which relate to ’whole of production’ planning and management. A head technician, technical manager or workshop manager would generally undertake this role.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUETEM03B Establish and manage production requirements and resources
1. Establish production requirements
1.1 Evaluate initial production concepts and technical requirements in relation to feasibility, safety and any environmental impact
2. Complete plans for realisation of production requirements
2.1 Identify and agree on options for realisation and execution in consultation with the appropriate personnel
3. Source and cost resources
3.1 Source and cost resource requirements as required in accordance with organisation policy and procedures
4. Manage construction or installation
4.1 Organise and oversee work to ensure that construction or installation is completed within constraints of timeframes, budget and available technology
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to establish resources for a range of productions and manage realisation of typical AV productions.
Details of Learning Activities
In class activities will include;
- Teacher directed group activities/projects
- Group discussion
Out-of-class activities include;
- 20 hours of Industry Work Placement
- Independent project based work
- Work Integrated Learning
Please note: The teaching schedule is subject to change
There are no prescribed texts for this course.
You are advised to check the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
It is recommended that you bring materials to classes to make notes, for example;
- a pen and notepaper
- a laptop computer
- mobile phone
A laptop computer or smart phone with access to the internet is a bonus as live research and downloading of your notes is then possible in class time.
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources.
Overview of Assessment
Critical aspects of assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit are:
Effective communication with artistic staff, senior management, peers and subordinates
The ability to develop options for different production requirements and constraints
Extensive knowledge of specialist area, particularly in the area of resource acquisition and management
Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:
- in-direct observation including a Log sheet and Host Employer Report
- blog entries/discussion
Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
1. Complete 4 Blog entries about your Work Integrated Learning (Practical Placement) experience and comment on 4 others
This assessment is designed to share your Practical Placement experience with your peers and develop your skills in managing resources. Your Blog page can be found in the Manage Resources folder in Blackboard and an example of what to write and comment about is listed first.
Due TAFE Week 15 of Semester 2, Friday 1st November 2013
2. Complete Practical Placement arranged by you (at least 20 hours total)
Submit a Practical Placement Folio comprising the completed documentation from the Practical Placement 1 Kit:
•Signed Workplace Learning Agreement (TAFE) handed in PRIOR to starting the Placement
•Completed Log sheet (this provides evidence of what you did, when and how long your placement was) once the Placement is completed
•Completed Employer report (this provides evidence and feedback from your employer in relation to your employability skills during your placement) once the Placement is completed
The Practical Placement 1 Kit can be found in Blackboard in the Manage Resources folder.
Due week 15 of semester 2, Friday 1st November 2013
3. Report on your Practical Placement experience
Complete an 800 word report in your Wiki on at least 20 hours of Practical Placement with photographs explaining where you completed your placement; what the company does; its people; an average day; their OHS practices; their resources – what they own, where they store it, what they hire; and your experience with them.
To report on the effective communication, OH&S practices and resource management of at least one AV company by observing and/or participating in at least two of their productions.
Complete the report in your Wiki page (in the Manage Resources folder in Blackboard) on your practical placement experiences and the company/ies.
Complete an 800-word report with photographs* addressing all of the following;
1.The company name, location and its main work activity
2.Links to their website
4.Their equipment/resources – what they own, where they store it and what they hire
5.The roles and responsibilities of at least 2 of the people who work there
6.Your observations of OH&S law’s being followed ie ‘I noticed there was white tape on the edge of stage but they did not use shot bags on light stands’
7.Briefly describe what you did (no more than 400 words)
Photographs* with regards to taking photos during practical placement, be sure to ask first! If they agree, try to get photos of;
•Productions, including during set-up and pack-down
•Warehouse/equipment in storage
•The various workplaces of the company like venues/offices/editing suites etc
Advice: Please refer to the Assessment Submissions Guide and the Definition of Course Grades in the Student Assessment Information document in Blackboard before attempting this assessment task. Please include a bibliography.
Your assignment must demonstrate that it is your own work and that you have a good understanding of the elements involved in Establish and Manage Production Requirements and Resources BUSM6152C
Grading: This assignment is a summative assessment and attributes to the grade applied to this unit. It is assessed against the rubric for this unit. Please refer to the learning resources in Learning Hub online for specific Audiovisual Diploma assessment requirements.
The grades which apply to this course are;
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
Due Date: Week 16 of Semester 2, Friday 8th November 2013
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in program administration.
The major learning experience involves WIL based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
You will receive verbal and written feedback by the teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your WIL projects. Student feedback at RMIT
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy.
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Special consideration, appeals and discipline.
Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
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 at Academic Integrity.
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