Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2017

Course Code: GEDU6110C

Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4371 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher - Rebekha Naim
Ph 9925 4849

Nominal Hours: 40

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

In an industry where creative team effort is highly valued, being able to collaborate is very important. This course is gives you the skills and knowledge required to collaborate successfully in a creative process. 

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT402 Collaborate in a creative process


1 Enter into a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Adopt a personal philosophy of trustworthy and ethical behaviour

1.2 Maximise the possibilities of sustaining creative partnerships through trustworthy and ethical behaviour

1.3 Use professional discretion and judgement in dealing with others

1.4 Acknowledge and respect the different ways that different people may contribute to the creative process

1.5 Acknowledge and work within the legal framework that applies to creative content as part of individual commitment to an ethical approach

1.6 Respect collaborative efforts by relinquishing individual ownership of ideas


2 Engage in a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Maintain a belief in personal ideas, combined with a willingness to move on as ideas are discarded and others evolve

2.2 Be prepared to let go of own vanity and ego to allow new ideas to emerge

2.3 Use language and adopt a demeanour that demonstrates respect and trust for others

2.4 Listen to, value, respect and trust the contributions of others as material to work with rather than positions to argue against

2.5 Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way as part of the creative process

2.6 Move on from initial positions and preconceptions to accept and embrace new and unpredictable ideas as they emerge during the creative process

2.7 Play a role that encourages the movement and shift of ideas within the group towards a well-conceived solution


3 Reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Reflect on own level of participation, relationships with others and personal behaviour in the collaborative process

3.2 Identify ways to do better next time and follow up on any issues that need to be resolved

3.3 Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand own skills and knowledge, including learning from failing

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:

  • apply communication and creative-thinking skills in a way that makes a positive contribution to lighting designs and lighting systems in a varity of productions and crews
  • work collaboratively with a range of people in a professional way
  • reflect on your creative collaboration work
  • understand what how Copywrite and Patent laws relate to your work in event production

Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities in this course include;

  • Knowledge sharing and class discussion
  • Teacher led practical demonstrations
  • Practical equipment installation, testing and operation of lighting equipment in teams
  • Peer learning
  • Workshopping of student projects
  • Industry visits to venues and/or lighting companies
  • Guest speakers from the production lighting industry
  • Peer and teacher feedback

Teaching Schedule

This course is taught in combination with another unit (clustered) CUALGT403 Set up and operate lighting cues and effects EEET7374C.

Class numberTopics/ThemesUnit & Elements
1 (Sem 2 wk 1-2)Operating / programming roles, skills and knowledge on various productions. Ops for bands, theatre, corporate and other. Programming of analog desks (with generic lights).Operate 1- 4, Collaborate 1-3
2 (Sem 2 wk 3-4)M-Series class on soft-patching, grouping, pallets, views , cue lists & 2D plans (without lights).Operate 1-3
3 (Sem 2 wk 5-6)M-Series class using full functionality and class exercises (with lights). Assessment 1: Knowledge test in Blackboard (to be completed at home).Operate 1-3
4 (Sem 2 wk 7-9)Assessment 2: Bakehouse events across 6 nights; 8 hrs per night; one night per student; 7 students per night.Operate 1- 4, Collaborate 1-3
5 (Sem 2 wk 10)Assessment 3: Reflection on Assessment 2. Bakehouse de-brief. Collaborate skills & knowledge presentation/discussion (ALL STUDENTS)Collaborate 1-3
Mid semester break
6 (Sem 2 wk 11-12)Operate lighting prac in collaborative pairs. Operate 1- 4, Collaborate 1-3
7 (Sem 2 wk 13-14)Assessment 4: Operate Lighting Prac in Collaborative PairsOperate 1- 4, Collaborate 1-3
8 (Sem 2 wk 15-16)Production Lighting review and individual feedback sessionsCollaborate 3

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

Other resources for this course are available online in Blackboard via the Learning Hub in My RMIT (

Overview of Assessment

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

Assessment Tasks

This course is assessed in combination with another unit (clustered) CUALGT403 Set up and operate lighting cues and effects EEET7374C.

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You will receive feedback on all assessment and once you have demonstrated competency, you will receive a grade for the graded Assessment Task (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).

Assessment 1: Knowledge test online in Blackboard (to be completed at home after class 3)

Assessment 2: Setting-up and operating lighting for a live band recording with a crew in a professional setting at Bakehouse Studios (to be conducted on one afternoon/evening on one of the following dates; 18, 19, 25, 26 August or 1, 2 September 2017) 

Assessment 3: Reflection on Assessment 2 (to be completed in class 5)

Assessment 4: Operate lighting prac in collaborative pairs (to be conducted in class 7)

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:

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


Assessment Matrix

Course NameCollaborate in a creative process     
RMIT Course CodeGEDU6110C     
National CodeBSBCRT402     
Assessment TaskE:1 PC:6E:2 PC: 7E:3   PC: 3Knowledge Evidence: 5Performance Evidence: 3Assessment Conditions Met? 1
Assessment 1: Setting-up and operating lighting for a live band recording with a crew in a professional setting at Bakehouse Studios (to be conducted on one afternoon/evening on one of the following dates; 18, 19, 25, 26 August or 1, 2 September 2017)1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.62.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7  1 to 3Yes
Assessment 2: Reflection on Assessment 1 (to be completed in class 5)  3.1, 3.2, 3.31 to 52Yes
Assessment 3 - Knowledge test in Blackboard (to be completed at home after class 6).  3.1, 3.2, 3.31 to 52Not applicable
Assessment 4: Operate lighting prac in collaborative pairs (to be conducted in class 7)1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.62.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7  1 to 3Yes

*E = Element PC = Performance Criteria

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters:

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

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


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.

Student Progress:

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

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.

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.

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.


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