Course Title: Edit a digital image

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3174

Course Title: Edit a digital image

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9260

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to edit and manipulate an image captured digitally and to prepare for export to electronic image assembly.  Students learn how to use Photoshop and retouch and edit photos.  Images from a digital camera are edited

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPMM322A Edit a digital image


1. Assess digital image

2. Edit digital image

Learning Outcomes

Students will learn to assess the quality of digital images in so far as resolution,  RGB to CMYK colour space and the evaluation of images for colour and tone requirements

Overview of Assessment

The photographed image meets the quality and look / feel requirements of the brief. The digital camera functions are used to capture the required image

The understanding of image editing should be transferable across associated sectors of the printing industry

Evidence for assessment may be gathered from assessment of the unit of competency alone or through an integrated assessment activity