Course Title: Create visual design components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4224

Course Title: Create visual design components

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Stephen Skok

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4015

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to identify and create visual design components and images.
Current photoimaging industry practice reflects a variety of design practices and approaches. These will be 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:

CUFDIG304A Create visual design components


1. Clarify work requirements.

2. Generate and assess ideas.

3. Plan approach.

4. Produce visual design components.

5. Finalise visual design components.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to identify and produce images that demonstrate the critical elements of design that contribute to a final project. You will be producing visual design components that comprise of proof sheets, digital files and a report which demonstrate the application of design elements consistent with the concept/brief

Overview of Assessment

Students are required to complete class tutorial exercises, participate in class discussions and research various applications of innovative imaging techniques. Students will also be required to produce proof sheets and within a workflow process, produce final screen and hard copy prints via a range of output mediums including lab, inkjet and darkroom for their assessment in this course.