Assessor Resource

Source concept for own work

Assessment tool

Version 1.0
Issue Date: June 2019

Not Applicable

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source and organise information to assist in the development of the concept for work. The concept encompasses ideas, form and context for the work. This unit describes the articulation of the creative process. In practice, this unit is always integrated with the actual production of work, as described in various specialisation units. This work would usually be carried out under supervision.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

You may want to include more information here about the target group and the purpose of the assessments (eg formative, summative, recognition)


This unit underpins many specialisation units and combined assessment and/or training with those units is highly recommended.

Employability Skills

This unit contains employability skills.

Evidence Required

List the assessment methods to be used and the context and resources required for assessment. Copy and paste the relevant sections from the evidence guide below and then re-write these in plain English.

The evidence guide provides advice on assessment and must be read in conjunction with the performance criteria, required skills and knowledge, range statement and the Assessment Guidelines for the Training Package.

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

The following evidence is critical to the judgement of competence in this unit:

development of a concept for work through the process of collecting, organising and reviewing information.

Context of and specific resources for assessment

The assessment context must provide for:

practical demonstration of skills through the development of a concept for a piece of work.

Method of assessment

Assessment may incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of essential underpinning knowledge, and might include:

visual presentation, including diagrams, charts, slides, digital

written and/or verbal reports

questioning and discussion about the candidate's intentions and work outcome

portfolios of evidence

review of third party workplace reports of performance by the candidate.

Assessment methods should closely reflect workplace demands (e.g. literacy) and the needs of particular groups (e.g. people with disabilities and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties e.g. speakers of languages other than English, remote communities and those with interrupted schooling).

Assessment of this unit requires access to the materials, resources and equipment needed to seek, organise and review information.

Submission Requirements

List each assessment task's title, type (eg project, observation/demonstration, essay, assingnment, checklist) and due date here

Assessment task 1: [title]      Due date:

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Assessment Tasks

Copy and paste from the following data to produce each assessment task. Write these in plain English and spell out how, when and where the task is to be carried out, under what conditions, and what resources are needed. Include guidelines about how well the candidate has to perform a task for it to be judged satisfactory.

Required skills:

literacy skills sufficient to source, organise and review information to assist the development of the concept for own work

numeracy skills sufficient to interpret simple technical data which assists the development of the concept for own work.

Required knowledge:

general knowledge of a limited range of sources of information to assist the development of the concept for own work

overview knowledge of the elements and principles of design to assist the development of the concept for own work

general knowledge about other artists and concept development for their work

introductory knowledge about theoretical and historical contexts to assist the development of the concept for own work

awareness of copyright, moral rights and intellectual property issues relevant to development of concept for own work.

The range statement relates to the unit of competency as a whole. It allows for different work environments and situations that may affect performance. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below. Essential operating conditions that may be present with training and assessment (depending on the work situation needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) may also be included.

Information sources may include:

books, magazines, poems

direct observation of the natural or man-made environment

family stories

music and/or film/video

myths and legends, including religious

oral history

photographs and other artworks.

Organising information may include:


scrapbook of images

written and/or visual diary.

Reviewing information may include consideration of:

aesthetic appeal

cultural conventions and/or significance

personal interest.

Copy and paste from the following performance criteria to create an observation checklist for each task. When you have finished writing your assessment tool every one of these must have been addressed, preferably several times in a variety of contexts. To ensure this occurs download the assessment matrix for the unit; enter each assessment task as a column header and place check marks against each performance criteria that task addresses.

Observation Checklist

Tasks to be observed according to workplace/college/TAFE policy and procedures, relevant legislation and Codes of Practice Yes No Comments/feedback
Identify and collect information relevant to ideas for the concept. 
Organise collected information in a way which helps the development of the concept. 
Review information to clarify ideas for the concept. 
Select final option for the concept based on information. 


Assessment Cover Sheet

CUVCOR01B - Source concept for own work
Assessment task 1: [title]

Student name:

Student ID:

I declare that the assessment tasks submitted for this unit are my own work.

Student signature:

Result: Competent Not yet competent

Feedback to student









Assessor name:



Assessment Record Sheet

CUVCOR01B - Source concept for own work

Student name:

Student ID:

Assessment task 1: [title] Result: Competent Not yet competent

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Feedback to student:









Overall assessment result: Competent Not yet competent

Assessor name:



Student signature: