Style merchandise for photography

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 SIRRMER016A, 'Style merchandise for photography'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Style merchandise for photography' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria




Work effectively as a stylist.


Perform work with an emphasis on research, planning and forecasting.


Complete resourcing for photo-shoot within prescribed deadlines and to specified budgets.


Develop and maintain a stylist kit.


Collaborate with key creative and production personnel.


Accurately interpret promotional job brief.


Communicate effectively with creative and production team members and accept responsibility for own output.


Carry out steps in stylist planning.


Document action plan and critical milestones and complete tasks according to timelines.


Identify and access a suitable worksite environment.


Source props and merchandise for photographic assignments.


Source props and merchandise and acquire within set timeframes as required for specific assignments.


Hire props according to industry procedures where required.


Develop and maintain a current and ongoing resource file of services and supplies for current and future assignments.


Place merchandise and props for photographs.


Demonstrate the application of design principles to two-dimensional and three-dimensional work in styled arrangements.


Select colour and apply technical lighting and camera arrangements to achieve outcomes in promotional brief.

Qualifications and Skillsets

SIRRMER016A appears in the following qualifications:

  • SIR50207 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising
  • CUV50411 - Diploma of Photo Imaging
  • CUV40411 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging