Course Title: Manage bump in and bump out of shows

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4374 Certificate IV in Screen and Media

Course Title: Manage bump in and bump out of shows

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2017,
Term1 2018,
Term1 2019


City Campus


375T Vocational Design and Social Context


Term1 2020

Course Contact: Rowan Humphrey

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4842

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course introduces 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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPM504 Manage bump in and bump out of shows


1. Organise equipment and human resources.

2. Plan movement of physical elements.

3. Manage installation and removal of physical elements.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to bump in/out for screen industries including television & film having learnt to:

  • Plan for a shoot by using the corresponding floor and lighting plans
  • Communicate effectively with a production crew 
  • Observe safe work procedures and demonstrate Duty of Care
  • Demonstrate technical knowledge in the relevant area

Overview of Assessment

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

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