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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4197

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


Term1 2011

Course Contact: Program Administration - Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of specific photo-imaging techniques to the use of a 35 mm SLR camera (analogue or digital)

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


1.  Operate the camera

2.  Experiment with techniques to capture photographic images

3.  Review images

4.  Restore equipment

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to apply a general knowledge of the use of a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent to the principles of design, cleaning and maintenance and safety procedures.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the applications of photographic skills.