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Elements and Performance Criteria

  1. Source concept.
  2. Review information for application to own work.

Required Skills

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

Evidence Required

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 andor verbal reports

questioning and discussion about the candidates 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 eg literacy and the needs of particular groups eg people with disabilities and people who may have literacy or numeracy difficulties eg 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

Range Statement

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.