CUAPPR505 - Establish and maintain safe creative practice

Unit code: CUAPPR505 | Study level: TAFE
City King St
Footscray Nicholson


This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to determine and respond effectively to broad and specific safety requirements in a professional practice.  It applies to individuals who are sole practitioners or working in collaborative teams across all sectors and areas of expertise, who are responsible for managing safety. The practitioner applies a self-directed approach to ensuring safety. The unit could apply to a range of internal and external work environments, including workshops, studios, offices, field locations and performance venues.  The unit does not apply to individuals employed by organisations to manage the safety of a practice.


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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • analyse the needs of a particular practice and develop a set of systems, procedures and practices to support safety in that context;
  • identify key safety issues, including specific hazards and risks in the relevant area of practice, and;
  • apply general work health and safety (WHS) legislation and specific codes, standards or guidelines relevant to own practice.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of Victoria Polytechnic produced workbooks and/or via the Victoria Polytechnic e-learning system.

As part of a course

This unit is not a compulsorily taken as part of any specific course. Depending on the course you study, this unit may be taken as an elective.

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