Course Title: Select and organise finished work for storage

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: VART6273C

Course Title: Select and organise finished work for storage

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4312 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Jessie DiBlasi
Phone: 03 9925 4815

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:

CUVPRP403A Select and organise finished work for storage


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 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 appropriate protective materials and conditions for storage
2.2 Ensure that correct 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 Make adjustments to storage arrangements as required

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to capture images using a standard digital stills camera.

Details of Learning Activities


In class activities & out-of-class activities
List of possibilities include
•guest lecturers
•group discussion
•online research
•independent project based work
•teacher directed group activities/projects
•class exercises to review discussions/lecture

Teaching Schedule

Group Research

WeekClass contentAssessment DueElements
1Course Outline, Assessment & Introduction  1-3

Summative topic selection and group task breakdown
Group Resaearch

formative due 1
3Group Research  1-3
4Class Excursion/ Guest Lecture (TBD)1-3
5Group Research 


6Group Research  1-3
7Group Research  1-3
8Presentationssummative due 1-3
9Presentations (summative due)summative due 1-3
10Presentations (summative due)summative due 1-3

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

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


Other Resources

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

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks in this course include: an oral test and an essay on an area of archival photographic processes

Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessments.

Summative topic selection and group task breakdown. To be presented in class
(Due in Class: Week 2)

In groups of 4-5 Choose one of the following topics to research (Due in Class Week 8-10)

a.Folio types/makers
Research different types of folios, costs & availability,
Include layout design, presentation (finished art skills) order and anything else that goes into making a great impact and a memorable folio. Compile your findings into one resource (handout) and present to the class (PowerPoint).

b.Online storage (cloud)
Research different types of online storage, costs & availability,
Include pros/cons and any special requirements. Compile your findings into one resource (handout) and present to the class (PowerPoint).

Research different Melbourne based framers, costs & archival requirements
Compile your findings into one resource (handout) and present to the class (PowerPoint)

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard 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
DNS Not Yet Competent
Did Not Submit for Assessment

Assessment Matrix

Assessment matrix
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:

Course Assessment Committee/Program Advisory Board
These committees promote the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The Course Assessment Committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University.

Student Feedback
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees

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