Extend expertise in specialist creative fields

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 CUAIND401, 'Extend expertise in specialist creative fields'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Extend expertise in specialist creative fields' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria


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

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUAIND401 appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUA40211 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
  • CUA40111 - Certificate IV in Dance
  • CUA50111 - Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
  • CUA50211 - Diploma of Musical Theatre
  • CUA40311 - Certificate IV in Community Culture
  • CUA50311 - Diploma of Dance Teaching and Management
  • CUV40211 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUV50411 - Diploma of Photo Imaging
  • CUV40311 - Certificate IV in Design
  • CUV40111 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUV50111 - Diploma of Visual Arts
  • CUV50311 - Diploma of Graphic Design
  • CUA40313 - Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management
  • CUA40213 - Certificate IV in Community Culture
  • CUA50513 - Diploma of Live Production Design
  • CUA50413 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
  • CUA50113 - Diploma of Dance (Elite Performance)
  • CUA40113 - Certificate IV in Dance
  • CUA40513 - Certificate IV in Musical Theatre
  • CUA40413 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services
  • CUA50213 - Diploma of Musical Theatre
  • CUA40615 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts
  • CUA40715 - Certificate IV in Design
  • CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and Media
  • CUA40915 - Certificate IV in Music Industry
  • CUA50415 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
  • CUA50815 - Diploma of Music Industry
  • CUA50915 - Diploma of Photography and Photo Imaging
  • CUA40415 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services
  • CUA50715 - Diploma of Graphic Design
  • CUA51215 - Diploma of Ceramics
  • CUA41315 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts
  • CUA51115 - Diploma of Visual Arts
  • CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and Media
  • CUA60515 - Advanced Diploma of Music Industry

And the skillsets: