Organise and facilitate rehearsals

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 CUESMT10B, 'Organise and facilitate rehearsals'.
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. Select and secure rehearsal venue

1.1. Determine requirements for rehearsal facilities through liaison with relevant personnel and analysis of production documentation

1.2. Develop accurate and complete specifications for rehearsal venues to facilitate the research process

1.3. Research potential rehearsal venues using appropriate information sources and research methods

1.4. Assess suitability of venues based on comparison of services against specifications

1.5. Complete a risk assessment on potential venues and integrate findings into selection and planning processes

1.6. Negotiate and liaise with personnel from potentially suitable venues to ensure requirements can be met and to address any potential problem areas

1.7. Provide clear and accurate briefings on venue options to relevant colleagues, including recommendations and rationale

1.8. Confirm venue arrangements accurately in writing when the selection process is finalised

2. Coordinate physical elements for rehearsal

2.1. Measure and mark up the rehearsal facilities according to the production design/specifications

2.2. Organise all required physical elements in accordance with rehearsal schedule and daily requirements

2.3. Arrange appropriate and timely transportation of physical elements at the rehearsal facility in accordance with production specifications

2.4. Ensure that physical elements are correctly set-up, checked by relevant colleagues and are operating in according with design specifications

2.5. Monitor the set-up to ensure that occupational and public health and safety requirements are adhered to

2.6. Advise relevant personnel and performers of the nature and limitations of physical elements

3. Create and distribute rehearsal documentation

3.1. Correctly identify the information and documentation required by all those involved in rehearsals

3.2. Circulate relevant, current and accurate information to relevant personnel in a timely manner

3.3. Develop schedules in accordance with provisions in the relevant award and enterprise agreements and budget

3.4. Amend schedules and production documentation as necessary to reflect any required changes and distribute to relevant personnel

4. Facilitate communication during rehearsal

4.1. Deal with creative and technical participants in a tactful and sensitive manner and take into account any cultural or language differences

4.2. Communicate with creative and technical participants regularly throughout the rehearsal process in an open manner to maintain positive working relations

4.3. Broker the resolution of any technical problems by facilitating discussions between performers and technical crew

4.4. Take appropriate action to meet requirements of creative and technical participants

5. Participate in rehearsals

5.1. Participate in rehearsals, providing technical assistance as required

5.2. Monitor rehearsals and stage manage, if required, in accordance with the production requirements

5.3. Calculate and record performance timings for use in production documents

5.4. Participate in production meetings or post-rehearsal note sessions to identify any production problems and resolve with the minimum of disruption to the rehearsal process and budget

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUESMT10B appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIT50207 - Diploma of Events
  • SIT60207 - Advanced Diploma of Events
  • CUE50303 - Diploma of Live Production, Theatre and Events (Technical Production)
  • CUE60303 - Advanced Diploma of Stage Management