This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply a broad range of technical skills in photo imaging, including lighting, image capture, enhancements and manipulation and output.

BSBDES402 Interpret and respond to a design brief

Steffi is able to interpret and creatively respond to a design brief through the production of work.

BSBWHS201 Contribute to health and safety of self and others

Steffi is able to work in a manner that is healthy and safe in relation to self and others and to respond to emergency incidents. It covers following work health and safety (WHS) and emergency procedures and instructions, implementing WHS requirements and participating in WHS consultative processes.

CUAACD401 Integrate colour theory and design processes

Steffi is able to investigate and combine colour theory and design processes into two-dimensional or three-dimensional work.

CUAPHI301 Develop and apply photo imaging industry knowledge

Steffi is able to maintain currency and apply up-to-date information on the photo imaging industry, including the industry structure and operation, employment obligations and impact of new technology.

CUAPHI303 Process photo images to work-print and file stage

Steffi is able to produce multiple proof sheets, work-prints and digital files that demonstrate the application of selected photo imaging techniques consistent with a specific brief.

CUAPHI401 Capture images in response to a brief

Steffi is able plan and organise a camera shoot using professional equipment and a range of image capture techniques.

CUAPHI402 Apply photo imaging lighting techniques

Steffi is able to select and apply lighting to a range of subjects in different work spaces.

CUAPHI403 Enhance, manipulate and output photo images

Steffi is able to enhance photo images ready for output. This process could be digital or using a wet darkroom.

CUAPPR403 Store and maintain finished creative work

Steffi is able to select a finished creative work for storage, assess its storage needs, protect it while preparing it for storage, and maintain it during storage. She is also able to interpret and apply archival principles and values during the process.

CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice

Steffi is able to use investigative and critical thinking techniques to evaluate history and theory information and distil key themes and ideas.

BSBIPR401 Use and respect copyright

Steffi is able to use and respect copyright. It covers maintaining control over the copyright owner’s work, commercialising copyright material, preventing the unauthorised use of an original work and using other party’s original work legitimately.

CUADIG303 Produce and prepare photo images

Steffi is able to prepare photo images for integration into an interactive media sequence or product.

CUAIND402 Provide freelance services

Steffi is able to work as an independent operator within the creative arts industry.

CUAPHI302 Capture photographic images

Steffi is able to use a standard digital stills camera using a range of techniques.

CUAPPR405 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

Steffi is able to develop and discuss ideas for own creative work. It involves research and analysis, as well as the ability to take part in critical and informed discussion with others about the creative work for a particular art form.