Course Title: Store and maintain finished creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: OMGT5043C

Course Title: Store and maintain finished creative work

School: 340T Art

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4373 - Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Contact: Media, Arts and Communication Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Lucia Ondrusova


Nominal Hours: 30

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will gain skills and knowledge required to select finished creative work for storage, to assess storage needs, and to protect and maintain work in storage.

People working in all areas of arts practice apply the skills and knowledge described in this unit. They could be responsible for selecting and organising the storage of finished works in their own practice, at an artist-run studio, or in a gallery, exhibition space or educational institution.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work


1. Assess finished works for storage

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine criteria for selecting finished works to be stored
1.2 Select works for storage based on established criteria
1.3 Assess storage needs of selected works, taking into account their condition and nature


2. Organise storage of finished works

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and select suitable storage and appropriate protective materials and conditions for safe and sustainable storage

2.2 Ensure that required procedures are followed to prepare works for storage

2.3 Ensure that works are safely stored in allocated or selected storage spaces


3. Maintain stored works

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Maintain accurate and complete records of stored finished work

3.2 Protect confidential information and adhere to copyright requirements in the storage of records

3.3 Monitor and review condition of work in storage according to its specific requirements

3.4 Adjust storage arrangements promptly as required

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to manage your own digital and printed files.

Details of Learning Activities

In class activities & out-of-class activities List of possibilities include

• Lectures/Guest lectures
• Group project work, research + discussion
• Group presentations
• Online tests
• Workshopping
• Independent project based work + research
• Teacher directed group activities/projects
• Class exercises to review discussions/lectures

Teaching Schedule

Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.



Class content

Assessment Due


Course outline + introduction

(A01 + A02) Briefing


Lecture – History of Storage

(Group assignment topic selection)



Lecture – Workflow + File Management



Guest Lecture – TBC

A01 Archiving Test (online) DUE


Lecture – Photo imaging storage trends



Group Research



Guest Lecture – TBC


8 Presentations (Graded A02) A02 Report + Presentations DUE




Presentations (Graded A02)

A02 Report + Presentations DUE

10 Presentations (Graded A02) A02 Report + Presentations DUE

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts



Refer to Canvas 

Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course Canvas site for ongoing updated information.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include: an online test and a group research assignment focused on an area of archival photographic processes presented to the class.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this unit are UNGRADED and GRADED. To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard as a minimum. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

Assessment A01: Archiving test (online)
Complete an online test on the principles of archiving work
Due: Week 4 

Assessment A02: Research Assignment – Storing + maintaining work
In small groups (5 students maximum) research a topic related to an archival process required when processing/storing photographic work. Develop a presentation (PowerPoint + digital handout) to present to the class. Your research topic must be approved BEFORE proceeding.
Due in WK 8 
(Class Presentations WK 8-10)

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course Canvas site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency. The assessment matrix for this course is available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

Other Information
Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters:

Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.;ID=x3ddsmsrwa1hz

Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises. It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully. Assessment Feedback You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work. Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1
Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

Adjustments to Assessment
If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.;ID=kehn9bz22r41

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning
Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification). Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.

Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.;ID=az8fl470ucg41

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