Develop techniques for maintaining resilience in a competitive environment

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 CUAOHS602A, 'Develop techniques for maintaining resilience in a competitive environment'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Develop techniques for maintaining resilience in a competitive environment' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

1. Refine understanding of behavioural principles

1.1. In discussion with relevant personnel confirm understanding of the key developmental stages in perception, cognition and understanding of self and how these relate to performers

1.2. Clarify the difference between psychology and psychiatry and discuss the circumstances in which performers may need to consult with professionals from these disciplines

1.3. Clarify the basic influences on social, individual and group behaviour with particular reference to competitive environments

2. Develop strategies to overcome performance anxiety

2.1. Develop a clear understanding of the causes and effects of performance anxiety

2.2. Discuss with relevant personnel the positive and negative effects of physiological arousal on performance

2.3. In consultation with relevant personnel develop strategies to cope with performance anxiety and achieve optimal arousal

2.4. Use rehearsal and performance opportunities to test and evaluate strategies

2.5. Reflect on own experience of, and responses to, a range of coping mechanisms and adjust strategies accordingly

3. Develop strategies to cope with injuries

3.1. Develop a clear understanding of the psychological effect of injuries on performers

3.2. Recognise the signs of problematic adjustment to injury in self and in other performers

3.3. Apply techniques to minimise the risk of injuries

3.4. Ensure that strategies to deal with injuries take account of individual differences in response to injury

4. Develop strategies to enhance performance

4.1. Discuss with relevant personnel strategies and psychological tools to enhance resilience and improve performance technique

4.2. Incorporate understanding of the effects of motivation on physical condition of the human body into performance strategies

4.3. Apply the principles of internal imagery to improve motivation and performance

4.4. Develop preparation and pre-performance routines

4.5. Reflect on personal responses to motivating stimuli and adjust approach to performance accordingly

4.6. Develop creative ways of coping with working and performing in a competitive environment

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUAOHS602A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA60111 - Advanced Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)