Course Title: Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5041

Course Title: Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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


Course Contact: Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of specific photoimaging techniques to the use of a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI05A Use a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent


CUVPHI05A/1 Operate the camera

CUVPHI05A/2 Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images

CUVPHI05A/3 Review images

CUVPHI05A/4 Restore equipment

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Assessment involves the demonstration of skills using both a 35mm SLR analogue camera and a digital equivalent in carrying out a range of specific imaging exercises. Methods used to assess competence includes the evaluation of the images captured by the student in following set briefs along with the accompanying written reports that help demonstrate understanding of process and technique.