Repair, maintain and alter props

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 CUFPRP201A, 'Repair, maintain and alter props'.
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



Check condition of props

1. Liaise with relevant production personnel to confirm production requirements

2. Check props required for production to identify faults that need to be repaired or alterations that need to be made

3. Demonstrate features of props to cast and crew members as required

4. Ensure all props are capable of functioning throughout production

5. Ensure props are labelled, coded and stored safely in an appropriate order to meet production requirements

6. Ensure consumable or hazardous props are handled correctly and according to relevant OHS regulations

Make alterations to props

7. Liaise with relevant production personnel to confirm required alterations

8. Clean props, ensuring delicate or problem materials are serviced with care

9. Undertake reconditioning of props as required

10. Complete minor repairs to props as appropriate and store to enable ease of retrieval

11. Use appropriate techniques to make alterations to props as required

12. Ensure sufficient supplies of materials are available to cover needs during production

Maintain props during productions

13. Maintain all props in storage as required ensuring they are ready to meet production requirements

14. Check state of props continuously during production and carry out modifications and running repairs promptly as required

15. Ensure repaired props are replaced correctly taking into account continuity requirements of production

16. Ensure props are returned in good condition to correct sources at conclusion of production

17. Complete documentation in accordance with enterprise procedures

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPRP201A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUE20103 - Certificate II in Live Production, Theatre and Events
  • CUF20107 - Certificate II in Creative Industries (Media)
  • CUF30307 - Certificate III in Scenery and Set Construction