Course Title: Interpret and respond to a design brief

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4224 Certificate IV in Photoimaging

Course Title: Interpret and respond to a design brief

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 20

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

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4585

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

Through the production of work this subject focuses on the skills and knowledge required to interpret and respond to a variety commercial photographic briefs. Work is carried out largely independently, but with guidance.
The course is delivered in conjunction with:
CUVPHI06A – Plan & carryout Image capture
CUVVSP12A -Produce digital images

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief


1.Interpret design brief

2. Explore and develop design concept

2.Explore and develop design concept

3.Liaise with client

4. Plan production of work

4.Plan production of work

5. Complete production of work

5.Complete production of work

1. Interpret design brief

3. Liaise with client

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time.
 A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work. 
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
 Grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.