Course Title: Apply techniques to produce digital images

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5234

Course Title: Apply techniques to produce digital images

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


340T Art


Term1 2009,
Term1 2010

Course Contact: Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course develops the skills and knowledge to use techniques, materials and equipment for the production of digital images. This course covers general knowledge and the application of basic techniques. It is a specialisation course and refers to a specific art form.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP11A Apply techniques to produce digital images


Prepare and maintain physical resources for the production of digital images 

Use and test digital imaging techniques 

Produce digital images 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:
•    Prepare and maintain physical resources for the production of digital images
•    Use and test digital imaging techniques
•    Produce digital images.

You will also have an understanding of:
•    Occupational health and safety procedures
•    Physical properties and capabilities of the most commonly used materials, tools and equipment
•    Techniques, materials and tools and the way they can be adapted and extended in digital imaging work
•    Approaches to digital imaging and the work of key practitioners
•    Elements and principles of design (introductory level)
•    Historical and theoretical contexts (introductory level)
•    Copyright, moral rights and intellectual property issues.

Overview of Assessment

Students’ ability to apply techniques to produce digital images will be assessed by the following:

•    Observation (with questions and answers) of safe and healthy preparation & maintenance of equipment, materials and work spaces. This is conducted three times per semester.
•    Review of visual journal by teacher/assessor against specified criteria
•    Review of portfolio of digital images by a group of teachers/assessors.