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CUASS00018 - Assistant Costume Maker Skill Set (Release 2)


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

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Modification History



Release 2

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

Minor text edits.

Release 1

This skill set first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Version 1.0.


This skill set addresses the skills, knowledge and performance requirements to assist in the modification, maintenance and repair of costumes for live performances.

Pathways Information

The units provide credit towards CUA30415 Certificate III in Live Production and Services, CUA40415 Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services and other qualifications that allow for selection of these units.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

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

Skill Set Requirements

CUACOS303 Modify, repair and maintain costumes

CUACOS304 Develop and apply knowledge of costume

CUAWHS302 Apply work health and safety practices

LMTCL2001B Use a sewing machine

LMTCL2003B Identify fibres and fabrics

Target Group

This skill set is for individuals who wish to acquire skills in the modification, repair and maintenance of costumes for live performances.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These units of competency from the CUA Creative Arts and Culture and LMT07 Textiles, Clothing and Footwear Training Packages meet industry requirements for the repair, maintenance and modification of costumes.