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Unit of competency details

CUAMLT302 - Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUSMLT301A - Apply knowledge of genre to music makingUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Title and code change. Minor edits to elements and performance criteria. 14/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 15/Jan/2016


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100101 Music  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100101 Music  24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of music genres and styles to music industry work and learning.

It applies to individuals preparing to enter the music industry who may be intending to work in areas as diverse as music performance, music promotion, sound recording, live sound production, marketing or management.

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

Unit Sector

Performing arts – music literacy

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1. Develop music knowledge

1.1 Identify and use appropriate sources of information about various musical genres and styles, and their historical or social contexts

1.2 Analyse various musical genres and styles to identify their artistic and commercial qualities and features

1.3 Analyse music artists, repertoire and trends through discussion of music performances

2. Use listening skills to analyse music

2.1 Develop listening skills for live and recorded music to identify musical structures and use of technology in identified musical genre or style

2.2 Listen critically to identified artists and repertoire, and compare actual performance against artistic and commercial intention, qualities and features

2.3 Assess the contribution of technical and sound production to live and recorded music products

3. Maintain music knowledge

3.1 Identify and use strategies to further develop music knowledge, ideas and listening skills

3.2 Review and update knowledge of selected musical styles, artists and repertoire using appropriate information sources

3.3 Use knowledge of genre, style, artists and repertoire in own music or industry practice

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

1.1-1.3, 2.1, 3.1

  • Identifies strategies to develop own music industry knowledge and skills
  • Experiments with new learning strategies in familiar contexts, applying them in less familiar contexts, particularly in aural analysis of music styles

Reading

1.1, 1.2, 3.2,

  • Comprehends information from different resources to keep up-to-date with music trends and styles

Oral Communication

1.3, 2.1-2.3, 3.2

  • Participates in oral interactions using language appropriate to context and audience
  • Listens to identify conventions in music styles

Interact with others

1.3, 3.2

  • Collaborates with others to share ideas and opinions

Get the work done

1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3

  • Plans and implements tasks required to source information
  • Uses analytical skills to make informed judgements about artistic and commercial value

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUAMLT302 Apply knowledge of style and genre to music industry practice

CUSMLT301A Apply knowledge of genre to music making

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Title and code change. Minor edits to elements and performance criteria.

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 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • develop, maintain and apply current music knowledge to own learning and industry practice
  • differentiate music genres and styles
  • discuss music performances with others using appropriate terminology
  • listen and evaluate the music of a range of artists.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • explain the features of styles and genres, and their conventions
  • explain how elements of musical organisation and technology are used in identified genres and styles
  • describe the key qualities and features of the work of selected artists
  • outline critical listening techniques.

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:

  • current music industry information
  • music in different styles and genres
  • interaction with others.

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