Course Title: Style merchandise for photography

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5336 Diploma of Fashion Styling

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MKTG7953C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

350T Fashion & Textiles

Face-to-Face

Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Anni Juracich

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9236

Course Contact Email: anni.juracich@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this unit you will explore how to use your fashion knowledge to create a promotional image. You will apply styling techniques to visually arrange products. You will also explore the sourcing and arranging of props to tell a visual story.
You will do this with a variety of products for different promotional briefs, presenting your concepts and images to your peers. This feedback will help you analyse your professional skills.
 
This unit is delivered and assessed with COMM5969C (BSBCMM401) Make a presentation and EMPL7087C (BSBWOR404) Develop work priorities          

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 There are no pre-requisites for this course.



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 to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and has been designed to measure achievement of each element in a flexible manner. Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including projects and assignments designed for students to demonstrate their ability to visually arrange products to communicate a story or mood. To successful complete this course students must demonstrate competency in all elements as listed. 

Students will be eligible for a graded result higher than Competency achieved only if competency has been demonstrated within the standard enrolment period and on the first assessment attempt. Units assessed as ‘not yet competent’ on a first assessment attempt and ‘competent’ on a second or subsequent attempt are to have results amended to competent but will not be eligible for grading. Students are advised that they may be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to confirm aspects of competency not evidenced in class or through assessments.
All work must be submitted by the due date. Late submission will not be graded higher than a Competency Achieved (CAG)

Assessment will include:
Task 1 - Create a Styled Image
Task 2 -  Source a Prop
Task 3 - Style and Present Merchandise

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester on all assessment tasks. All assessment tasks must be completed before competency can be achieved.
If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment