Make props using mixed media

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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
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Wiki Markup
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Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
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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 CUEPRP07B, 'Make props using mixed media'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine props requirements

1.1. Correctly interpret the props production schedule, props specifications, lists and scale drawings

1.2. Liaise with relevant personnel to confirm the props production requirements

1.3. Contemplate and consider props construction methods and techniques to ensure that correct visual interpretation of the production requirements is met through close liaison with relevant personnel

2. Prepare for props production

2.1. Ensure that props construction meets the aesthetic requirements and provides the correct visual interpretation of the production requirements

2.2. Determine the accurate measurements for the construction of the props item and make any alterations to the design scale drawings

2.3. Select and prepare the required equipment, tools and materials in accordance with the design and specification requirements

2.4. Determine the appropriate methods and techniques to be used for the production of the prop, in accordance with the design and specification requirements

3. Make props

3.1. Participate in ongoing discussions with appropriate personnel throughout the construction process, to ensure props design requirements are met

3.2. Construct the props items using the selected materials, construction techniques and finishes

3.3. Follow appropriate safety procedures throughout the construction process in accordance with organisational and legislative requirements

3.4. Participate in any ongoing production technique trials to establish the best results during the production of the props items, including: colour mixes, textures, materials, construction techniques, construction of prototypes and painting styles

3.5. Correctly label and code all partially finished props items for identification during the production phase

3.6. Store the partially finished props items during the production phase to avoid loss or damage

4. Finish and check mixed media props

4.1. Complete required fireproofing in accordance with occupational and public health and safety legislation requirements

4.2. Liaise with relevant personnel to evaluate and check the props items for accuracy and compliance with design and production specification requirements

4.3. Identify and make any necessary adjustments in accordance with discussions, making accurate changes to relevant documentation

4.4. Correctly label and code all props elements for identification during the production

4.5. Store the props in accordance with organisational procedures

4.6. Clean, maintain and store tools, equipment and materials in accordance with relevant workplace and safety requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUEPRP07B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE60103 - Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction
  • CUF40607 - Certificate IV in Scenery and Set Construction