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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4224

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,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

In this course you are introduced to the skills and knowledge required to apply a range of techniques to the use of a 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent. Current photoimaging industry practice relies increasingly on digital imaging processes and this is reflected in the training and
assessment as you become familiar with specific techniques used in photoimaging.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI05B 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 course you will be familiar with the 35mm SLR camera or digital equivalent. You will be able to maintain and use the camera.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, and through the application of learned skills and insights to your photography assignments.