Work effectively backstage during performances

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 CUASMT301, 'Work effectively backstage during performances'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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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 work backstage

1.1 Identify production documentation and confirm job requirements with supervisor

1.2 Prepare own draft running sheet based on production documentation and information from supervisor

1.3 Use theatre terminology correctly and observe protocols in dealings with others involved in productions

1.4 Set up own work area in line with job requirements

1.5 Ensure that areas of responsibility backstage are free of hazards and meet work health and safety requirements

2. Participate in technical and dress rehearsals

2.1 Follow own running sheet, and action on cue during rehearsals

2.2 Take notes on changes and adjustments made during rehearsals and update running sheet according to rehearsal notes and instructions from supervisor

2.3 Observe theatre etiquette and work cooperatively with relevant personnel during rehearsals

2.4 Take direction and instruction and participate in notes sessions

2.5 Complete work assigned as a result of rehearsals prior to next rehearsal or performance

3. Assist backstage during performances

3.1 Set up backstage area for performances in line with requirements

3.2 Complete pre-show checks as required and assist with rectifying technical faults in line with own level of responsibility

3.3 Refer problems beyond scope of own job or skill level to supervisor

3.4 Complete tasks on running sheet on cue

3.5 Maintain quiet in the backstage area during performances

3.6 Contribute to maintaining backstage area, paying particular attention to exits and hazards

4. Complete post-performance procedures

4.1 Advise supervisor of repairs, faults or technical issues that need to be addressed prior to next performance

4.2 Shut down technical equipment according to procedures

4.3 Tidy stage and backstage area

4.4 Complete workplace documentation as required

4.5 Seek feedback on own work performance to identify areas for future improvement