Collaborative arts practice
Specific practice skills will vary according to the particular artform adopted, however many generic skills cross over specialisations.
Artsworkers need to be knowledgeable regarding tools and materials, and proficient in the techniques, of their artform.
In addition, ccd practitioners include training skills and the ability to work collaborativly in their portfolio.
Develop the concept with community
Consult with all stakeholders
Clarify shared vision
Plan, guide and participate in ongoing review and evaluation
Plan, prepare and produce work
Use and maintain tools and equipment
Organise and maintain workspace
Prepare, process and store materials
Research and apply technique/s to work
Facilitate individual and group learning
Provide clear and accurate information
Provide opportunities for practice
Monitor individual learning and group dynamics
Prepare and coordinate exhibition or presentation
Plan and coordinate venue, marketing, transport
Coordinate set up / installation
Store work safely
Competencies for the arts have yet to be finalised and nationally endorsed.
Information regarding draft competencies and the process so far is available from CREATE the National Industry Training Advisory Board for the arts.
The information presented here provides a general overview of the skills and understanding needed to undertake ccd practice.
For information on endorsed Training Packages and other industry training issues, contact the relevant National Industry Training Advisory Board:
Cultural Research, Education & Training Enterprise Australia (CREATE)
Community Services and Health Training Australia (CSHITAB)
National Training Advisory (Local Government ITAB) (ALGT)