Construct hard and soft sculptured specialised costumes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUECOS15B, 'Construct hard and soft sculptured specialised costumes'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine requirements for specialised costumes.

1.1. Interpret design sketches and other production documentation and liaise with other production personnel to determine the need for specialised costumes.

1.2. Undertake research to establish the broad parameters for costume construction, including availability of materials.

1.3. Use research material to appropriately adapt styles for the particular production.

2. Develop specifications for specialised costumes.

2.1. Conduct experimentation and testing to determine the appropriate equipment, tools, materials and techniques.

2.2. Determine correct quantity and cost of materials required for construction with consideration of efficient use of resources.

2.3. Produce accurate working drawings and specifications for specialised costumes.

2.4. Negotiate requirements for assistance with manufacture by other departments or personnel where necessary.

3. Construct specialised costumes.

3.1. Take and accurately record performer's measurements.

3.2. Develop pattern shapes appropriately to meet design specifications.

3.3. Identify performance and performers' costume requirements to ensure that costume construction is practical and appropriate to the performance.

3.4. Select materials for supports and bases to meet production requirements.

3.5. Construct internal supports, fabric base and outer costume to achieve the requirements and specifications of performance, performers and design.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUECOS15B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUF40507 - Certificate IV in Costume for Performance
  • CUF50507 - Diploma of Costume for Performance