Assessor Resource

CUACOS302
Dress performers

Assessment tool

Version 1.0
Issue Date: December 2018


This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare costume items and dress performers for live performances or screen productions.

At this level, individuals are required to use some discretion and judgement and operate under broad supervision within an established framework of plans and procedures as they take responsibility for assisting performers whose role could require frequent costume changes.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

You may want to include more information here about the target group and the purpose of the assessments (eg formative, summative, recognition)



Evidence Required

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Elements

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to dress performers

1.1 Interpret production or other documentation to determine costume requirements

1.2 Ensure that costume and accessory labels are accurate and securely attached and re-label where necessary

1.3 Ensure relevant costumes, items and accessories are available at the appropriate location at the right time, and that costumes are handled with care to minimise damage

1.4 Organise all costumes and accessories into a line-up to meet the requirements of production schedules and running sheets

1.5 Make costumes available to performers so that they have sufficient time to dress for calls

1.6 Secure all costume items and accessories to minimise theft or damage before, during and after productions

2. Dress performers ready for call

2.1 Assist performers to dress and change costumes according to design, performer and production requirements, with minimum damage to costumes

2.2 Comply with performer requests relating to costume requirements or accurately communicate them to relevant personnel

2.3 Observe personal and production etiquette and protocols throughout the dressing process

2.4 Use equipment safely and according to manufacturer instructions throughout the dressing process

3. Check performers’ costumes

3.1 Check costumes to ensure they fit securely, are comfortable for performers, and meet production requirements

3.2 Promptly identify any problems and take appropriate action to rectify

3.3 Complete dressing of performers in time to meet their calls while giving due attention to costume continuity and the care requirements of all costume items

3.4 Store or dispose of costume items and material in line with organisational procedures

Evidence of the ability to:

interpret dressing requirements and dress performers to meet those requirements

meet production deadlines

handle costumes with care

ensure costume continuity

work cooperatively with others involved in productions.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

describe appropriate behaviour and protocols in relation to dressing performers

provide examples of production schedule terminology

describe the format and meaning of production documentation used by dressers

describe work health and safety (WHS) regulations that affect the role of dressers.

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to costumes and accessories to dress performers.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.


Submission Requirements

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Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

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Elements

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Prepare to dress performers

1.1 Interpret production or other documentation to determine costume requirements

1.2 Ensure that costume and accessory labels are accurate and securely attached and re-label where necessary

1.3 Ensure relevant costumes, items and accessories are available at the appropriate location at the right time, and that costumes are handled with care to minimise damage

1.4 Organise all costumes and accessories into a line-up to meet the requirements of production schedules and running sheets

1.5 Make costumes available to performers so that they have sufficient time to dress for calls

1.6 Secure all costume items and accessories to minimise theft or damage before, during and after productions

2. Dress performers ready for call

2.1 Assist performers to dress and change costumes according to design, performer and production requirements, with minimum damage to costumes

2.2 Comply with performer requests relating to costume requirements or accurately communicate them to relevant personnel

2.3 Observe personal and production etiquette and protocols throughout the dressing process

2.4 Use equipment safely and according to manufacturer instructions throughout the dressing process

3. Check performers’ costumes

3.1 Check costumes to ensure they fit securely, are comfortable for performers, and meet production requirements

3.2 Promptly identify any problems and take appropriate action to rectify

3.3 Complete dressing of performers in time to meet their calls while giving due attention to costume continuity and the care requirements of all costume items

3.4 Store or dispose of costume items and material in line with organisational procedures

Evidence of the ability to:

interpret dressing requirements and dress performers to meet those requirements

meet production deadlines

handle costumes with care

ensure costume continuity

work cooperatively with others involved in productions.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

describe appropriate behaviour and protocols in relation to dressing performers

provide examples of production schedule terminology

describe the format and meaning of production documentation used by dressers

describe work health and safety (WHS) regulations that affect the role of dressers.

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to costumes and accessories to dress performers.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Interpret production or other documentation to determine costume requirements 
Ensure that costume and accessory labels are accurate and securely attached and re-label where necessary 
Ensure relevant costumes, items and accessories are available at the appropriate location at the right time, and that costumes are handled with care to minimise damage 
Organise all costumes and accessories into a line-up to meet the requirements of production schedules and running sheets 
Make costumes available to performers so that they have sufficient time to dress for calls 
Secure all costume items and accessories to minimise theft or damage before, during and after productions 
Assist performers to dress and change costumes according to design, performer and production requirements, with minimum damage to costumes 
Comply with performer requests relating to costume requirements or accurately communicate them to relevant personnel 
Observe personal and production etiquette and protocols throughout the dressing process 
Use equipment safely and according to manufacturer instructions throughout the dressing process 
Check costumes to ensure they fit securely, are comfortable for performers, and meet production requirements 
Promptly identify any problems and take appropriate action to rectify 
Complete dressing of performers in time to meet their calls while giving due attention to costume continuity and the care requirements of all costume items 
Store or dispose of costume items and material in line with organisational procedures 
Check costumes to ensure they fit securely, are comfortable for performers, and meet production requirements 
Promptly identify any problems and take appropriate action to rectify 
Complete dressing of performers in time to meet their calls while giving due attention to costume continuity and the care requirements of all costume items 
Store or dispose of costume items and material in line with organisational procedures 

Forms

Assessment Cover Sheet

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Assessment Record Sheet

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