Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: BUSM6441C

Course Title: Organise and monitor bump in/bump out

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4295 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Rowan Humphrey

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


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to oversee the bump in/bump out process for one or more technical aspects of a production. Head technicians or floor management personnel would generally undertake this role.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUETEM06B Organise and monitor bump in/bump out


1 Identify and organise physical element requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Correctly interpret production documentation to determine the scope and type of physical elements required
1.2. Complete accurate inventory checks to ensure required physical elements are available and ready for use
1.3. Identify the need for additional equipment or materials and order or organise these in accordance with organisational procedures and relevant budgetary guidelines


2 Make plans for movement of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Liaise with other production personnel to determine the most effective sequential order for the movement and installation of physical elements
2.2. Identify relevant transport requirements
2.3. Organise transport or communicate needs to appropriate personnel as required in accordance with organisational procedures
2.4. Make realistic estimates of the numbers of people required for the movement of equipment and provide information to relevant colleagues
2.5. Clearly and accurately document plans for movement and installation of equipment in accordance with organisational procedures


3 Oversee the movement of physical elements

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Provide clear instructions to appropriate personnel regarding the movement of physical elements to ensure safety and avoid damage to equipment
3.2. Monitor the bump in/bump out process to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with instructions
3.3. Organise appropriate storage and security of physical elements where required, including valuable items and any hazardous materials

Learning Outcomes

Details of Learning Activities

In class activities will include a range of teacher directed group activities/projects class exercises to review discussions/lectures independent project based work online research
group discussion
Out-of-class activities include completion of individual design and pre-production work, preparation for class presentations and location excursions.

Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.

WeekClass contentAssessmentElements
SemOne 1 Studio basics introduction. Vision Mixing Intro/studio plans/pedestals/camera basics/videos. Roles/scripts/control room/sound/vision mixer/CCU/Router Program Run In.doc AAA  1
2 Set out The Camera chain. Understanding and operating the Sony camera chain. Grey scale, white balance, basic CCU operation with Barry Shaw. 2
3 Vision Mixer and Technical direction /Mixing and TD /practice runs  2
4 Graphics, Recording to tape, Pipeline & editshare  2
5 Mixing and TD /practice runs Photo Storyboard 1&2Formative assessment # 1 & 2
6 March Labour day Holiday  
7 Productions & Formative assessment Photo Storyboard 3 & 4Formative assessment # 1 & 2 1,2,3
8 De Brief Photo Storyboards.
Pre planning Variety Interviews/interview lighting
Audio workshop with Barry Shaw
9 Guest Presenter (TBC) Studio planning group projects
Mixing, Technical and Camera skills Rehearsals of projects 1& 2
10 Rehearsals of projects 3& 4 Studio A ‘Newsline’ prep  2,3
11 Studio A ‘Newsline’ rehearsals  1,2,3
12 Variety Interview shoot 1 Variety Interview shoot 2
Trouble shooting the Control room and signal with Barry Shaw
Summative assessment # 1 2,3
13 Formal rehearsal week for ‘Newsline’ Formative assessment # 3

14 ‘Newsline’ production
Summative assessment # 1
15 ‘Newsline’ productionSummative assessment # 1
16 Variety Interview shoot 3 Variety Interview shoot 4Summative assessment # 1 1,2,3
SemTwo 1 Advanced studio operation. Audio, Lighting & Camera refresher  1
2 Master control operations and communication with Barry Shaw  2
3 Guest Presenter (TBC) Operating a production with Master Control reh.  1
4 Operating a production with Master Control  2,3
5 Painting the Picture. Advanced set up and operation of RCP D50 with Barry Shaw  2
6 Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics rehearsals  1,2,3
7 Studio production with advanced Camera and Graphics  2,3
8 Planning for Production in an ‘Outside Broadcast’  1
9 Trouble shooting for Outside Broadcast, issues, and a pathway to staying ‘On Air’ with Barry Shaw  2
10 Guest Presenter (TBC) Simulated ‘OB’  2,3
11 Simulated ‘OB’ # 2 ‘The light keeps changing’  2,3
12 Simulated ‘OB’ # 3 ‘Everything keeps changing’  1,2,3
13 Complete summative assessment productions & compile show reels Summative assessment # 2
14 Complete summative assessment productions & compile show reels as week 13 1,2,3
15 Complete summative assessment productions & compile show reelsas week 13 1,2,3
16 Complete summative assessment productions & compile show reelsas week 13

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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Other Resources

It is recommended that you bring materials to classes to make notes, for example;
a pen and notepaper
a laptop computer

Overview of Assessment

Complete pre-production and production tasks to Bump in and Bump out a range of television productions.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessment.

Formative Assessment
1.    Interpretation of Photo Storyboard Rundown sheet. Due week 5 Sem I
2.    Set up for & Packdown Photo Storyboard production. Due week 5 Sem I
3.    Production of Variety Interview Rundown sheet & Planning documents. Due week 13 Sem I

Summative Assessment
1.    Set up for & Packdown Variety Interview. Due week 12 Sem I
2.    Set up for & Packdown Variety Interview. Due week 13 Sem II

For further information on the assessments and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction

CC Competent with Credit

CAG Competence achieved – graded

NYC Not Yet Competent

DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

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.
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