Course Title: Process photo images to work-print and file stage

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4373 Certificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging

Course Title: Process photo images to work-print and file stage

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 120

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will cover the skills and knowledge required to use techniques for image processing. It is a specialisation unit and refers to specific equipment and techniques used for making photo work-print images.

Current photoimaging industry practice relies increasingly on digital imaging processes and this is reflected in the training and assessment of this unit.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPHI303 Process photo images to work-print and file stage


1. Prepare for photo image processing

2. Process images

4. Complete post-processing activities

3. Finalise the processing of photo images.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to produce a folio of printed work to a high standard consistent with industry practice. The production of this folio will incorporate the development of proof sheets, digital files and work prints which demonstrate the application of selected and core techniques.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include:

  • review and feedback sessions
  • demonstration and various applications of imaging processing techniques
  • production of proof sheets and print tests
  • demonstration of a structured workflow process
  • processing and development of digital files to produce prints using a variety of output mediums chromogenic and inkjet.