Provide photographic portrait services

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUAPHI506, 'Provide photographic portrait services'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Provide photographic portrait services' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Plan portrait photo imaging services

1.1 Research styles and conceptual and aesthetic approaches to photographic portraits

1.2 Develop studio style for intended target audience

1.3 Create work samples representative of studio style for marketing and promotional purposes

1.4 Prepare pricing schedule, order forms, terms of trade and contracts

1.5 Establish professional practice arrangements including insurances, releases, intellectual property, privacy and other relevant legal requirements and codes of practice

1.6 Promote and market portrait photo imaging services

2. Prepare for shoot

2.1 Discuss and confirm with client creative aspects of shoot, product formats and pricing

2.2 Assess shoot requirements and take test shots to refine approach

2.3 Develop shoot management timelines, prepare equipment and confirm production team support where necessary

2.4 Confirm with necessary parties access to locations and subjects

3. Shoot and produce images

3.1 Interact with client to capture photo images to agreed style, content and specifications

3.2 Generate proof images and seek feedback from client on shoot progress and image selection

3.3 Optimise images to agreed client specifications using industry standards

3.4 Output optimised images or integrated presentation products to client specifications using agreed service suppliers

3.5 Prepare invoice and deliver with completed creative product to client

4. Wrap up and review shoot

4.1 Check and reinstate equipment and shoot site to original condition

4.2 Review client feedback and evaluate personal performance in shoot context

4.3 Catalogue and archive optimised images or integrated presentation products according to industry standards

4.4 Maintain contractual and financial records for business and taxation purposes

4.5 Update work samples of domestic photo imaging services for self-promotion purposes

4.6 Identify future opportunities, work directions, equipment needs and workflow changes resulting from shoot