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Unit of competency details

CUAIND401 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUAIND401A - Extend expertise in specialist fieldUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 20/Nov/2013
Is superseded by and equivalent to CUAIND411 - Extend expertise in specialist creative fields 15/Apr/2021

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 15/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) 21/Nov/2013


Qualifications that include this unit

CodeSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnUsage RecommendationRelease
CUA40313 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and ManagementCertificate IV in Dance Teaching and ManagementSuperseded1-4 
CUA40615 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsCertificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsSuperseded1-2 
CUA40213 - Certificate IV in Community CultureCertificate IV in Community CultureSuperseded1-4 
CUA50513 - Diploma of Live Production DesignDiploma of Live Production DesignSuperseded1-4 
CUA40715 - Certificate IV in DesignCertificate IV in DesignSuperseded1-2 
CUA50915 - Diploma of Photography and Photo ImagingDiploma of Photography and Photo ImagingSuperseded1-2 
CUA50415 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesDiploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesSuperseded1-3 
CUA50815 - Diploma of Music IndustryDiploma of Music IndustrySuperseded1-2 
CUA40415 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesCertificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesSuperseded1-3 
CUA50413 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesDiploma of Live Production and Technical ServicesSuperseded
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Accredited courses that have this unit in the completion mapping

Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120501 Career Development Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120501 Career Development Programmes 05/Mar/2014 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required by those working in the creative industries to add depth to expertise in a specialist field or technique. Fields include dance, music, cultural heritage, screen and media, visual arts, craft and design. The unit is particularly applicable in contexts where techniques require a high level of skill and coordination.

At this level, work would usually be undertaken with limited guidance and specialists could also be responsible for mentoring others on the job. Depending on the specialist area, guidance from mentors and experienced practitioners could be expected.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Industry capability - industry context

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance Criteria 

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Research and apply industry trends

1.1 Identify industry trends using appropriate sources of information

1.2 Examine and clarify implications and consequences of trends for own practice

1.3 Review and evaluate trends with appropriate personnel to explore, develop and express conceptual ideas

1.4 Identify and use new ideas to expand own approach to developing techniques relevant to specialist field

1.5 Maintain currency of knowledge of legislative requirements and apply in area of specialist expertise as required

2. Adopt a disciplined approach to developing skills in area of specialisation

2.1 Plan strategies to develop skills and knowledge in specialist field

2.2 Ensure that skill development activities are based on a sound understanding of the principles and techniques relevant to specialist field

2.3 Use feedback, discussion and evaluation techniques to improve skills and knowledge

3. Evaluate own professional development in specialist context

3.1 Seek and apply constructive feedback from others to improve own skills

3.2 Continuously evaluate own skills and knowledge against planned strategies and career goals

3.3 Compare and contrast own skills and knowledge with those of other specialists in order to extend own professional work practices

3.4 Adjust own professional work practices to refine skills and knowledge

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Learning

2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

  • Recognises the importance of ongoing learning and initiates and implements learning strategies aligned with career goals
  • Seeks feedback on strengths and areas for improvement
  • Gains insight from analysing others’ performances and uses them to improve own skills

Reading

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5

  • Organises and evaluates ideas and information from a range of complex texts

Oral communication

1.1, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1

  • Uses active listening, observational and questioning techniques to identify different perspectives and confirm, clarify or revise understanding

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

  • Keeps up-to-date with changes to legislation or regulations relevant to own rights and responsibilities and considers them when planning and undertaking work
  • Takes responsibility for own professional development

Interact with others

1.1, 1.3, 2.3, 3.1

  • Works collaboratively

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4

  • Adopts a methodical and disciplined approach to extending skills in own area of expertise
  • Understands and applies basic principles of analytical and lateral thinking
  • Uses the internet as a research tool

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields (Release 2)

CUAIND401 Extend expertise in specialist creative fields (Release 1)

Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0. Updated assessment conditions section. Updated modification history section to reflect changed name of training package.

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • evaluate own skills and knowledge against planned strategies and career goals
  • apply planned strategies to develop and enhance own skills and knowledge
  • research trends in area of specialisation.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided for each of the above points at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements the individual must:

  • describe commonly used research methodologies
  • explain how the following apply to own area of specialisation:
  • copyright
  • intellectual property issues
  • work health and safety (WHS) requirements
  • discuss implications for self or organisation of adopting emerging trends in own area of specialisation
  • describe key aspects of theoretical and historical contexts relevant to area of specialisation.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • an environment where:
  • conceptual ideas can be reviewed and evaluated with others
  • skills and knowledge can be developed
  • appropriate technology and sources of information to research industry trends.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5