School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • Unit Code

    CUAPPR502
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    30
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Andries Louis WEIDEMANN

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish goals for own professional practice and to determine how one's practice can be developed in a sustainable way, taking account of all aspects of sustainability, individual, social, environmental and economic.
It applies to individuals who must consider the sustainability of their practice in any sector or area of expertise.
No licensing, legislative or certification conditions apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUVPRP502A - Prepare for sustainable professional practice

Elements

  • 1. Research and develop goals for own practice
  • 2. Identify key sustainability issues in own practice
  • 3. Take action to implement sustainable individual practice

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- research and collaborate with informed others to identify development ideas and issues relevant to own practice
- develop realistic goals for own practice based on research and review
- identify opportunities to enhance sustainability in own practice and implement strategies to harness them
- develop and implement professional development activities that enhance the sustainability of own practice.

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:
- outline the professional context for a given area of practice in terms of opportunities and constraints
- describe how the following factors affect contemporary practice:
- buying trends
- economic considerations
- impacts of technology on practice
- lifestyle trends
- location of practice
- social issues
- intellectual property considerations
- summarise the tools, techniques and strategies used by practitioners to build sustainable practice
- explain key aspects of individual, social, economic, environmental sustainability, and how they impact on a particular area of practice.

Assessment

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

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Develop own sustainable professional practice
  • Unit Code

    CUAPPR502
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    30
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr Andries Louis WEIDEMANN

Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish goals for own professional practice and to determine how one's practice can be developed in a sustainable way, taking account of all aspects of sustainability, individual, social, environmental and economic.
It applies to individuals who must consider the sustainability of their practice in any sector or area of expertise.
No licensing, legislative or certification conditions apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUVPRP502A - Prepare for sustainable professional practice

Elements

  • 1. Research and develop goals for own practice
  • 2. Identify key sustainability issues in own practice
  • 3. Take action to implement sustainable individual practice

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- research and collaborate with informed others to identify development ideas and issues relevant to own practice
- develop realistic goals for own practice based on research and review
- identify opportunities to enhance sustainability in own practice and implement strategies to harness them
- develop and implement professional development activities that enhance the sustainability of own practice.

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:
- outline the professional context for a given area of practice in terms of opportunities and constraints
- describe how the following factors affect contemporary practice:
- buying trends
- economic considerations
- impacts of technology on practice
- lifestyle trends
- location of practice
- social issues
- intellectual property considerations
- summarise the tools, techniques and strategies used by practitioners to build sustainable practice
- explain key aspects of individual, social, economic, environmental sustainability, and how they impact on a particular area of practice.

Assessment

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

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.


Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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