Course Title: Install and dismantle exhibition elements

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Install and dismantle exhibition elements

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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Course Contact: Phillip Allan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4030

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Course Description

In this course you will gain the skills and knowledge required to install and dismantle the physical elements of an exhibition, gain an understanding of working to a brief and exploring exhibition documentation and processes.

This unit is delivered and assessed in conjunction with CUVPRP503A Present a body of own creative work which focuses on the skills and knowledge required to use creative, technical and project management skills to develop a professional and innovative presentation of own creative work


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAEVP403 Install and dismantle exhibition elements


1. Confirm exhibition specifications

2. Prepare exhibition sites

3. Position and remove exhibition elements

4. Finalise process

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Practical tasks, a series of major projects
  • Direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
  • Written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
  • Completion of a visual diary and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
  • Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence

Assessment is based on your ability to undertake the following:

  • Handle collection material with care, using safe manual-handling techniques
  • Implement procedures and processes for installing and dismantling exhibitions
  • Install and dismantle physical elements of exhibitions
  • Work cooperatively with others involved in staging exhibitions.

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