Work effectively in the creative arts industry

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 CUAIND301A, 'Work effectively in the creative arts industry'.
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. Maintain currency of own industry knowledge

1.1. Identify trends in the industry using appropriate sources of information

1.2. Identify likely effects of industry trends on own work practices

1.3. In consultation with appropriate persons, identify learning opportunities to upgrade own skills and take advantage of trends and emergent technologies

1.4. Undertake identified learning opportunities to improve own work practices

2. Establish effective contractual relationships

2.1. Establish effective contractual relationships based on goodwill, trust and respect

2.2. Share information and ideas with others in ways that engender goodwill, trust and respect

2.3. Use effective negotiation techniques to identify realistic solutions to contractual issues

2.4. Discuss, confirm and formally document agreements and contracts with appropriate persons

2.5. Maintain contractual relationships through regular contact and effective communication

3. Complete work tasks effectively

3.1. Establish and maintain a positive personal work ethic

3.2. Negotiate and agree on prioritised work tasks and established deadlines with appropriate persons

3.3. Identify and plan for factors that may affect the completion of work tasks within deadlines

3.4. Complete work tasks within deadlines according to legislative and regulatory requirements

3.5. Observe copyright and intellectual property obligations when using material downloaded from the internet

3.6. Follow procedures to minimise the environmental impact of work activities on the environment

3.7. Seek feedback on own work performance from appropriate persons and adjust in order to improve work practices

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUAIND301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA40111 - Certificate IV in Dance
  • CUA30211 - Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events
  • CUA30111 - Certificate III in Dance
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV30411 - Certificate III in Arts Administration
  • CUV30111 - Certificate III in Visual Arts
  • CUV40111 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUV30211 - Certificate III in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUL30111 - Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services