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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Select and present relevant and photographic images 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
336097  Select and present relevant and photographic images 
ORIGINATOR
Task Team - Visual Arts 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
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FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Visual Arts 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 4  NQF Level 04 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
The purpose of the learning is to enable the learner to be able to select and analyse photographic images that are relevant and successful for development, rendering and printing.

This Unit Standard contributes to the competence of those learners who want to pursue a career in the Photographic and/or Design sector, and contribute to greater levels of production and quality in this sector. The Unit Standard encompasses the analysis of a photographic brief, analysis and selection of relevant and successful photographic images.

Credited learners are capable of:
  • Analysing outcomes of a photographic brief to identify relevant and successful photographic images.
  • Analysing and selecting applicable photographic images according to brief criteria.
  • Presenting and evaluating choices to relevant stakeholders.
  • Documenting and evaluating the decision making process. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    it is assumed hat learners are competent in:
  • Language and communication at NQF Level 3.
  • Mathematic literacy at NQF Level 3.
  • Scientific measurements and description of colours, resolution, and light at NQF Level 2.
  • Produce a presentation using basic functions at NQF Level 2.
  • Culture and Arts at NQF Level 1. 

  • UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    N/A 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Analyse outcomes of photographic brief to identify relevant and successful photographic images. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Photographic brief outcomes are analysed and unpacked in a logical manner. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Specific technical criteria are identified and listed in accordance to the required outcomes of the brief. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Technical criteria may refer to image size, orientation, quality and resolution and output media.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Specific visual communication elements are identified and listed in accordance with the required outcomes of the brief. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Visual communication may refer to subject matter, approach, trends, styles, design elements and principles and message.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    References to inform technical and visual communication criteria and elements are collected, collated and analysed to analyse the outcomes of specific photographic brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Sources and references are categorised and stored for future reference in a manner that facilitates easy retrieval. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Analyse and select applicable photographic images according to brief criteria. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    A relevant set of photographic images according to specific brief is identified according to accepted industry related standards. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    A set of images is analysed and selected against relevant technical criteria of the photographic brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    A set of images is analysed and selected against relevant visual communication elements of the photographic brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Legal and ethical considerations are taken into account. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Selected images are collated according to the need of the brief. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Present and evaluate choices to relevant stakeholders. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Selected images are identified and substantiated in terms of the brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Presentation of collated images is prepared in accordance to the criteria of the brief. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Selected images and substantiation of the decision making process are delivered and agreed upon. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Outcomes of selected images and decisions are disseminated to all relevant stakeholders. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Document and evaluate decision making process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Decision making processes are evaluated and modified for optimal end result. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Evaluation and decision making procedures are documented clearly. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    All documents and communication are stored and saved. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • Assessment of learner achievements takes place at providers accredited by a relevant ETQA (RSA, 1998b) for the provision of programs that result in the outcomes specified for this Unit Standard.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this Unit Standard must be registered as an assessor with a relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this Unit Standard must be accredited as a provider with a relevant ETQA.
  • The relevant ETQA according to the moderation guidelines and the agreed ETQA procedures will oversee moderation of assessment and is responsible for moderation of learner achievements of learners who meet the requirements of this Unit Standard. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • Suitable communication methods to communicate the selecting and presentation of successful photographic images.
  • Housekeeping and Safety procedures within the context of selecting and presentation of successful photographic images.
  • Photographic industry uses and norms to make an informed decision during selecting and analysing process.
  • The format of a brief typically used in the relevant sector.
  • Copyright, cultural relevance and intellectual property issues and legislation and their relevance to the photographic industry.
  • Applicable darkroom theories and techniques to inform the correct development of photographic images.
  • Digital imaging procedures to inform the production of photographic images in a digital processing environment.
  • Applicable software application for digital production environment.
  • Digital printing technology processes within the production of digital photographic images.
  • Recording, organizing and filing of documents and information.
  • Relevant measuring, scientific and chemical procedures when producing and presenting photographic images. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems where responses to problems show that such critical and creative thinking has been used to make responsible decisions when selecting successful photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation or community during the selecting and presenting of successful photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively when select and document successful photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information during analysing photographic briefs and images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematic and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation when presenting selection of successful photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically, showing responsibility towards the environment and health of others when presenting successful photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the world as a set of related systems by recognising that problem-solving contexts do not exist in isolation when analysing and selecting photographic images. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  73298   Further Education and Training Certificate: Photography  Level 4  NQF Level 04  Reregistered  2023-06-30  MICTS 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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