Course Title: Create visual design components

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6102

Course Title: Create visual design components

Portfolio: BUS

Nominal Hours: 30.0

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


650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit requires the application of the key principles and practice of graphic design in the context of creating visual design components that could be integrated into a range of media products, including print media.

A graphic artist usually undertakes this role and is expected to be competent in a range of design techniques, including freehand drawing. The visual design output will nevertheless be in a digital format for inclusion in a final media product.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFDIG304A Create visual design components


1. Clarify work requirements

2. Generate and assess ideas

3. Plan approach

4. Produce visual design components

5. Finalise visual design components

Learning Outcomes

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to create visual designs for a range of interactive media components.

Overview of Assessment

Students must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks.

Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including assignments, journals, presentation and written or test. Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.