Course Title: Create user interfaces

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4278 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)

Course Title: Create user interfaces

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to create a user interface for an interactive media product. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces


1. Clarify project requirements

2. Generate ideas

3. Plan approach

4. Produce user interfaces

5. Evaluate user interfaces

1.  Clarify project requirements

2.  Generate ideas

3.  Plan approach

4.  Produce user interfaces

5.  Evaluate user interfaces

Learning Outcomes

A person who applies the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit works to technical and creative specifications provided by a user interface designer or other designers.

There is scope for individual creativity because a person in this role is expected to generate a range of design options that respond to concepts documented in design specifications. However, these ideas need to demonstrate a sound understanding of user-centred design principles, as well as comply with standards that apply to the specific platforms on which the user interface will be run.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:

   -  creation of user interfaces that:

      *  visually communicate to target user and audience

      *  meet required standards and technical parameters of the specified platform

   -  ability to work effectively as a member of a production team.