Condition the body for dance performances

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 CUAOHS301A, 'Condition the body for dance performances'.
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. Develop a conditioning regime

1.1. Discuss with relevant personnel the type of body conditioning program best suited to own dance performance needs

1.2. Apply understanding of anatomy, physiology and biomechanics to the development of a body conditioning regime

1.3. Incorporate fundamental nutritional principles into body conditioning regime

1.4. Include exercise programs and techniques in conditioning regime to promote physical strength, conditioning and wellbeing

1.5. Identify risk factors that may inhibit the achievement of goals and seek professional advice as required

1.6. Document the ongoing physical conditioning and exercise program to facilitate regular monitoring and adjustment of body conditioning regime

2. Undertake conditioning exercise sessions

2.1. Undertake and document pre-conditioning physical evaluation

2.2. Source and analyse music for warm-up and conditioning routines as required

2.3. Execute warm-up exercises to increase blood flow and circulation in a gradual manner

2.4. Work exercise routines to selected music as required

2.5. Apply disciplined work habits and commitment to the conditioning regime

2.6. Maintain OHS practices for self and others

2.7. Undertake cool-down exercises to return respiration and heart rate to normal

3. Incorporate behavioural techniques into conditioning regime

3.1. Discuss with relevant personnel the effects of motivation on physical condition of the human body

3.2. Incorporate mind and body education techniques into conditioning program

3.3. Work on enhancing performance through basic visualisation, focus and concentration

4. Review conditioning regime

4.1. Monitor and document vital signs and responses throughout personal exercise regime

4.2. Evaluate personal conditioning program to enhance injury-prevention strategies

4.3. Identify improvement strategies to enhance personal exercise regime as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUAOHS301A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA40111 - Certificate IV in Dance
  • CUA40311 - Certificate IV in Community Culture
  • CUA30211 - Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events
  • CUA30111 - Certificate III in Dance