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Unit of competency details

CUAPRP401 - Coordinate props (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to CUAPRP411 - Coordinate props 15/Apr/2021
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUEPRP02B - Research, obtain and prepare propsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 20/Nov/2013

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


Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100103 Drama And Theatre Studies  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100103 Drama And Theatre Studies  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 to source, obtain, prepare and monitor props for live productions.

Individuals who apply these skills work autonomously as they take responsibility for coordinating props. They may also be responsible for supervising others.

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

Unit Sector

Visual communication - props

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. Determine prop requirements

1.1 Determine prop requirements with reference to production documentation

1.2 Consult with relevant personnel about artistic and functional requirements for props as required

1.3 Confirm budgets and timeframes that affect the purchase of props with relevant personnel

2. Obtain prop items

2.1 Undertake research on the style and nature of props required to establish a clear picture of requirements

2.2 Investigate options and potential sources of props, to achieve the best outcome

2.3 Locate props that meet design specifications, time and budgetary constraints

2.4 Acquire props and document acquisition details according to organisational procedures

3. Prepare and maintain props during productions

3.1 Prepare and check prop items prior to performances so that required items are available and in working order

3.2 Secure and store props according to organisational procedures before, during and after productions

3.3 Identify the need for and organise appropriate prop replacements and repairs to meet production requirements

3.4 Return props to suppliers or storage and, where appropriate, dispose of props according to environmental and safety requirements

3.5 Maintain accurate documentation in relation to the status of props, including appropriate cataloguing

3.6 Update documentation on sources and suppliers of props for use in future productions

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 

Reading

1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3

  • Interprets production documentation in relation to own duties
  • Obtains information from a range of written sources

Writing

2.4, 3.5, 3.6

  • Prepares and updates workplace documentation

Oral communication

1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.3

  • Obtains information by listening and questioning
  • Uses clear language to contribute information and express requirements

Numeracy

1.3, 2.3

  • Performs simple calculations to check that expenditure on props meets budget allocations

Navigate the world of work

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5

  • Takes responsibility for decisions about when and how to complete tasks and coordinate with others
  • Takes responsibility for meeting environmental and health and safety requirements in coordinating props within scope of own role
  • Follows protocols and meets expectations associated with own role
  • Manages time efficiently

Interact with others

1.2, 1.3, 2.2, 2.3, 3.3

  • Works collaboratively with a range of personnel to coordinate props

Get the work done

1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6

  • Plans and organises own workload
  • Makes decisions related to own role and takes responsibility for their outcomes
  • Undertakes research to find the most appropriate way to meet production requirements for props
  • Uses standard word processing and spreadsheet applications to prepare production documentation
  • Uses the internet as a research tool

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUAPRP401 Coordinate props (Release 2)

CUAPRP401 Coordinate props (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:

  • organise and maintain props for at least two productions
  • meet work deadlines
  • work collaboratively.

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 the broad categories of props used in productions and the role of one-off specialist items
  • provide examples of where to acquire both period and contemporary prop items
  • explain safety procedures that need to be followed in relation to working with props.

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:

  • prop specifications
  • prop materials
  • production schedules.

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