Modify, repair and maintain costumes

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 CUECOS303A, 'Modify, repair and maintain costumes'.
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



1. Complete simple costume alterations

1.1. Set up and adjust equipment and work station in accordance with workplace procedures or construction requirements, ensuring appropriate and compatible equipment and accessories are used

1.2. Complete simple costume modifications in accordance with requirements for quality, personal safety and speed of work

1.3. Inspect sewn pieces, identify any faults and take action to rectify any faults according to workplace procedures or construction requirements

2. Undertake repairs

2.1. Assess costumes and liaise with relevant personnel to determine requirements for repairs

2.2. Prepare costumes, materials and equipment in an appropriate manner for repairs

2.3. Complete repairs to restore costumes to optimum condition

3. Launder, press or otherwise service costumes

3.1. Inspect costume components and determine appropriate laundering, press or servicing process

3.2. Identify and rectify any faults, spots or marks using appropriate equipment and/or chemicals

3.3. Wash and press any costumes in accordance with the care instructions for the fabric, ensuring that delicate or problem fabrics are serviced with care

3.4. Make necessary arrangements for the special laundering or dry cleaning of costumes and document the dispatch and collection of costumes

3.5. Ensure that costumes are accurately labelled, coded and stored in accordance with workplace or production requirements

3.6. Complete documentation in accordance with workplace or production requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUECOS303A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUF40507 - Certificate IV in Costume for Performance