Course Title: Style merchandise for photography

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5325 Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Title: Style merchandise for photography

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 45

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MKTG7857C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Justin Compton

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: justin.compton@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of current design trends and principles of design work to source, prepare and arrange props and merchandise for photography, according to promotional briefs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER516 Style merchandise for photography

Elements:

1. Work effectively as a stylist.

2. Collaborate with key creative and production personnel.

3. Carry out steps in stylist planning.

4. Manage props and merchandise for photographic assignments.

5. Place merchandise and props for photographs.


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.
The assessment tasks are:
4 x photographic outcomes 100% (evenly weighted)

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.


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