Course Title: Capture a digital image

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4278

Course Title: Capture 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)



City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to use digital camera technology for the production of colour separated images.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPMM321C Capture a digital image


1. Assess digital camera qualities

2. Set up for image capture

3. Preview image

4. Photograph and upload a digital image

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the individual to use digital camera technology for the production of colour separated images.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • photographed image meets the quality and look/ feel requirements of the brief. The digital camera functions are used to capture the required image
  • underlying skills of capturing a digital image using a digital camera should be transferable across the associated sectors of the printing industry
  • demonstrate an ability to find and use information relevant to the task from a variety of information sources
  • assess the capacity of, and operate, a digital camera to upload and process THREE digital images using industry hardware and software to deliver a designated quality of image outcome
  • evidence for assessment may be gathered from assessment of the unit of competency alone or through an integrated assessment activity.