Install and uninstall specialist staging equipment

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Assessment Tool
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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
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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 CUASTA402, 'Install and uninstall specialist staging equipment'.
Google Links
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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 to install specialist staging equipment

1.1 Clarify requirements for specialist staging equipment in consultation with relevant personnel and with reference to production documentation

1.2 Inspect fly tower and stage at venues to identify modifications that may need to be made to existing grid or infrastructure

1.3 Organise modifications in line with own level of responsibility and refer matters that need attention to relevant personnel

1.4 Plan installation work, ensuring compliance with safety guidelines and licensing requirements

1.5 Anticipate problems that may arise during installation, rehearsal and operational phases and plan accordingly

1.6 Obtain approval for a weight loads plan and safe work methods statement

2. Complete specialist staging installation

2.1 Load counter-weight cradles to fly scenery and other items in line with production requirements

2.2 Rig bridles, spreaders or other rigging equipment to create rigging points not covered by existing grids

2.3 Install and synchronise chain motors and winches as required

2.4 Install brailing lines to manage scenery and other items in grids

2.5 Safely install specialist staging elements in a sequence that maximises efficiency of operations and meets production deadlines

2.6 Progressively test equipment installed for functionality and adjust installation as required

3. Complete post-show operations

3.1 Uninstall specialist staging equipment safely and in a sequence that maximises efficiency of operations

3.2 Organise maintenance of equipment as required before storing or transporting

3.3 Provide input into post-show debriefing sessions and note aspects of staging operations that could be improved in future productions

3.4 Review own work performance and adjust work practices accordingly