Course Title: Prepare digital images for pre-press processing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5309

Course Title: Prepare digital images for pre-press processing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 45.0

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


Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you will gain digital imaging skills to prepare photographic files for printing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI530A Prepare digital images for pre-press processing


Element 1. Consult with pre-press bureau about formatting requirements.

Element 2. Prepare files for pre-press processing.

Element 3. Wrap up and review print

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.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include a large scale project requiring pre/post analysis along with the preparation and processing of text and images