Assemble and maintain props

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUFPRP301A, 'Assemble and maintain props'.
Google Links
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Prepare props for productions

1. Liaise with relevant production personnel to confirm production requirements

2. Review and analyse all documentation relevant to productions to ensure prop requirements are fully met

3. Confirm availability of secure storage facility for props on location and arrange for safe transport to destination

4. Ensure props are labelled and stored correctly to facilitate production requirements, including provision and care of consumables where applicable

5. Document condition of props from all sources to ensure they meet required quality standards for production

6. Ensure production personnel are briefed thoroughly on use, functions and placement of props, including requirements for complying with OHS regulations

Dress sets

7. Assist relevant production personnel to dress sets according to production requirements ensuring safe handling of props

8. Record accurately placement of props on set and ensure duplicates are available where applicable

9. Complete and check the set dressing in time to meet production calls

10. Confirm required variations to initial production plans with relevant production personnel

11. Identify and sequence set strike and re-dress tasks according to production requirements and deadlines

12. Observe on-set etiquette and protocols at all times

Maintain continuity during productions

13. Ensure changes to continuity are updated on an ongoing basis and are accurately recorded on script breakdown

14. Make arrangements for replacement of props with specific characteristics to maintain continuity during productions, including reliability of supplies

15. Dress sets on an ongoing basis throughout productions to replicate or adjust from previous takes or scenes as directed

16. Refer at all times to continuity documentation during productions and carry out dressing duties as required

Maintain condition of props

17. Use appropriate materials and techniques to complete minor repairs or alterations as required or refer to relevant production personnel according to individual level of responsibility

18. Assess whether damaged props can continue to be used in production and arrange for replacements where necessary after referral to relevant production personnel

19. Ensure consumable props are handled and stored according to OHS regulations and enterprise procedures

20. Ensure props no longer required during production are stored securely and safely or returned to original sources in good condition

21. Finalise required documentation in accordance with enterprise procedures and protocols

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFPRP301A appears in the following qualifications:

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