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

    Manage small-scale live productions
  • Unit Code

    CUAPPM501
  • Year

    2019
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    90
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and manage technical, creative and logistical aspects of small-scale live productions.
Individuals who apply these skills are expected to display a high level of initiative and judgement as they take responsibility for organising, planning and coordinating the work of individuals and teams involved in staging productions.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1. Plan and organise technical aspects of productions
  • 2. Plan and organise creative aspects of productions
  • 3. Plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals
  • 4. Manage pre-production activities
  • 5. Manage operations during performances
  • 6. Manage post-production activities

Learning Experience

Students will attend on campus classes as well as engage in learning activities through ECU Blackboard.

JoondalupMount LawleySouth West (Bunbury)
Vet FullNot Offered10 x 3 hour ensemblesNot Offered

For more information see the Semester Timetable

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- plan and organise technical and creative aspects of at least one live small-scale production
- plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals
- manage and monitor pre-production operations
- manage, monitor and maintain operations during show
- manage post-production activities.
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:
- explain the roles and production requirements of technical crew, front of house and artistic teams
- describe key aspects of creative and technical production processes required for different types of live productions
- describe issues and challenges that typically arise when managing live productions and suggest ways of addressing them
explain how the following relate to the management of live productions:
- security of information
- duty of care under common law
- anti-discrimination
- industrial awards and enterprise agreements
- work health and safety requirements
- describe basic meeting procedures.

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:
- a performance venue
- equipment and resources required to stage productions.
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

    Manage small-scale live productions
  • Unit Code

    CUAPPM501
  • Year

    2019
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    90
  • Full Year Unit

    Y
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to plan and manage technical, creative and logistical aspects of small-scale live productions.
Individuals who apply these skills are expected to display a high level of initiative and judgement as they take responsibility for organising, planning and coordinating the work of individuals and teams involved in staging productions.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Elements

  • 1. Plan and organise technical aspects of productions
  • 2. Plan and organise creative aspects of productions
  • 3. Plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals
  • 4. Manage pre-production activities
  • 5. Manage operations during performances
  • 6. Manage post-production activities

Learning Experience

Students will attend on campus classes as well as engage in learning activities through ECU Blackboard.

JoondalupMount LawleySouth West (Bunbury)
Vet FullNot Offered10 x 3 hour ensemblesNot Offered

For more information see the Semester Timetable

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- plan and organise technical and creative aspects of at least one live small-scale production
- plan and organise technical and creative rehearsals
- manage and monitor pre-production operations
- manage, monitor and maintain operations during show
- manage post-production activities.
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:
- explain the roles and production requirements of technical crew, front of house and artistic teams
- describe key aspects of creative and technical production processes required for different types of live productions
- describe issues and challenges that typically arise when managing live productions and suggest ways of addressing them
explain how the following relate to the management of live productions:
- security of information
- duty of care under common law
- anti-discrimination
- industrial awards and enterprise agreements
- work health and safety requirements
- describe basic meeting procedures.

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:
- a performance venue
- equipment and resources required to stage productions.
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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