Realise 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 CUFCOS505A, 'Realise 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



Plan costume realisation

1. Confirm costume requirements in consultation with relevant personnel and with reference to production documentation

2. Develop a preliminary plan for the achievement of costume requirements, taking account of the production genre and factors that may impact on the process of realising costumes

3. Agree, allocate and communicate responsibilities, including timelines and budgets

4. Reach agreement on suitable progress evaluation mechanisms

5. Seek feedback on plans with relevant personnel and make adjustments as required

6. Accurately document final plans to realise costumes and provide relevant information to production colleagues, including details of costume studio processes to be undertaken

Coordinate costume realisation

7. Source materials and components required for costume construction

8. Participate in and/or supervise costume studio processes

9. Participate in ongoing production meetings or costume parades and evaluation of costumes

10. Identify and respond to problems promptly

11. Analyse problems and assess and action potential solutions in consultation with relevant personnel

12. Take appropriate follow-up action to monitor the effectiveness of chosen solutions

13. Conduct trials, evaluate results and modify costumes as required

14. Update and distribute documentation in a timely manner throughout the pre-production and production phases

15. Monitor costume issues during productions and keep relevant personnel informed of changes as required

Evaluate costume realisation process

16. Assess costume aspects of productions in relation to key creative objectives

17. Evaluate own role in costume realisation process and note areas for future improvement

18. Share information from evaluations with relevant personnel and incorporate information and conclusions into planning for future productions

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFCOS505A appears in the following qualifications:

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