Make prop furniture

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUAPRP404, 'Make prop furniture'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Make prop furniture' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria

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

1. Prepare for prop furniture construction

1.1 Confirm prop furniture construction requirements in consultation with relevant personnel and with reference to production documentation

1.2 Discuss factors that impact on the type of prop furniture required and plan accordingly

1.3 Reach agreement on scope of own work and construction deadlines

1.4 Decide on most appropriate furniture construction techniques based on an analysis of how items are to be used, including whether furniture needs to be weight-bearing

1.5 Take budgetary and other constraints into account when making decisions about constructing prop furniture

1.6 Prepare tools, equipment and materials according to construction plans

1.7 Calculate quantities of required materials, avoiding waste where possible

2. Make prop furniture items

2.1 Follow construction plans to create prop furniture items, including trick furniture, in a logical order and within production timelines

2.2 Participate in discussions with relevant personnel throughout the construction process to ensure requirements are met and adjust construction processes as required

2.3 Construct prop furniture using the selected media, construction techniques and finishes

3. Complete prop furniture construction

3.1 Check furniture in terms of durability, quality of finish, and suitability for production requirements

3.2 Prepare items in readiness for finishing, according to production requirements

3.3 Follow safety procedures during the construction process according to organisational requirements

3.4 Update documentation as required

3.5 Contribute to evaluation of prop construction processes and note ways to improve own work performance