Course Title: Capture images in response to a brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4312

Course Title: Capture images in response to a brief

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 150.0

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 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to plan and set up a camera shoot. Using professional equipment, and working to planned briefs, you will explore a range of image capture techniques while photographing studio and location subjects.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C4312 Certificate IV in Photo Imaging. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience. 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI401A Capture images in response to a brief


1. Interpret the brief

2. Plan and set up the shoot.

3. Capture images

4. Restore work area and equipment

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.
You will be able to:

  • interpret briefs for image capture work
  • set up, light and execute a variety of industry type studio and location photographic shoots.
  • demonstrate a well-developed command of image capture techniques
  • capture images according to the requirements of a brief.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • direct observation of your practical work
  • evaluation of images you produce
  • questioning and discussion of image capture techniques and their use
  • review of folios of evidence

Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on My RMIT.