Qualification details

CUF40207 - Certificate IV in Interactive Digital Media (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 11/Nov/2010

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by CUA41215 - Certificate IV in Screen and MediaUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Qualifications merged into CUA41215 to remove duplication. Core units changed. Clarified packaging rules. Unit codes updated. 14/Jan/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUF40801 - Certificate IV in Multimedia 10/Nov/2010

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBADM405B - Organise meetingsOrganise meetings N/A
BSBCMM401A - Make a presentationMake a presentation N/A
BSBCON401A - Work effectively in a business continuity contextWork effectively in a business continuity context N/A
BSBCRT301A - Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skillsDevelop and extend critical and creative thinking skills N/A
BSBCRT401A - Articulate, present and debate ideasArticulate, present and debate ideas N/A
BSBCRT402A - Collaborate in a creative processCollaborate in a creative process N/A
BSBCRT403A - Explore the history and social impact of creativityExplore the history and social impact of creativity N/A
BSBDES401A - Generate design solutionsGenerate design solutions N/A
BSBDES402A - Interpret and respond to a design briefInterpret and respond to a design brief N/A
BSBDES403A - Develop and extend design skills and practiceDevelop and extend design skills and practice N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 313199 Ict Support Technicians Nec 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3124-13 Electronic Engineering Technician 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 313199 Ict Support Technicians Nec 11/Nov/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 3124-13 Electronic Engineering Technician 11/Nov/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 1007 Communication And Media Studies 11/Nov/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

Description

Descriptor 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed skills and a broad knowledge base in a wide variety of contexts in the digital content industry. They apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems, and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job roles 

  • Animator
  • Digital artist
  • Interactive media author
  • Media asset producer
  • Web designer.

Pathways Information

Qualification pathways 

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower-level qualification.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Licensing , legislative , regulatory and certification considerations 

There are no licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification issues that affect this qualification. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Pre-requisite Units 

Code and title 

Pre-requisite units required 

CUFANM401A Prepare 3D digital models for production

CUFANM310A Create 3D digital models

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by web designers based on the units listed above. Using this employability skills summary as an example, trainers and assessors can work out how employability skills would apply to other job roles relevant to the qualification to include important industry application of employability skills in learning and assessment strategies.

Employability Skill 

Industry /enterprise requirements for this qualification include :

Communication

  • developing and maintaining business networks
  • interpreting and completing workplace documentation
  • interpreting design briefs, and design and technical specifications
  • negotiating solutions between groups and individuals
  • presenting work in progress to team members for discussion and feedback
  • presenting information in a variety of formats to a range of audiences and responding to questions
  • providing verbal and written briefings to team members
  • writing content in a style appropriate to target audiences/users

Teamwork

  • negotiating and consulting with team members and stakeholders
  • providing advice and support to team members
  • responding constructively to feedback received from team members
  • working collaboratively as a member of a production team, including providing leadership

Problem-solving

  • anticipating and resolving problems with a media asset management system
  • identifying potential problems that may arise in projects and addressing them
  • troubleshooting and solving problems as they arise during the authoring process

Initiative and enterprise

  • developing innovative approaches to the implementation of strategies to improve team effectiveness
  • evaluating business promotional strategies
  • generating feasible ideas for user interface designs that meet specifications

Planning and organising

  • establishing systematic procedures for managing content
  • organising information logically in line with its intended purpose
  • planning and managing projects
  • planning and producing storyboards

Self-management

  • managing a range of tasks concurrently
  • managing work calmly and effectively to achieve goals and results
  • observing OHS procedures in the workplace
  • prioritising work tasks
  • seeking expert assistance when problems arise
  • sourcing information and reference material in a timely fashion
  • working under pressure and meeting deadlines

Learning

  • determining lessons learnt from projects to apply to future projects
  • improving performance/product through self-reflection and redrafting after feedback
  • keeping up to date with industry developments and trends

Technology

  • integrating and optimising a range of media assets to highest levels of technical performance
  • using graphics and authoring software applications
  • using word processing packages, spreadsheets and project management software and tools
  • writing and applying scripting language in authoring a range of interactive media interactions and behaviours

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Total number of units  = 13 

3 core units 

5 Group A units 

5 elective units 

3 elective units  must be selected from the elective list below.

The remaining 2 elective units  may be selected from the Group A  and/or Group B units  listed any endorsed Training Package or accredited course at the same qualification level. If not listed below, 1  of these units may be selected from a Diploma level qualification.

Electives must be relevant to the work outcome, local industry requirements and the qualification level.

Core units 

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT301A Develop and extend critical and creative thinking skills

Industry context 

CUFIND301B Work effectively in the screen and media industries

OHS 

CUSOHS301A Follow occupational health and safety procedures

Group A units  (specialist )

Animation and digital effects 

CUFANM302A Create 3D digital animations

CUFANM303A Create 3D digital models

CUFANM401A Prepare 3D digital models for production

CUFANM402A Create digital visual effects

CUFANM403A Create titles for screen productions

Audio /sound 

CUFSOU301A Prepare audio assets

Digital content and imaging 

CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets

CUFDIG401A Author interactive media

CUFDIG402A Design user interfaces

CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces

CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring

Post-production 

CUFPOS402A Manage media assets

CUSSOU403A Perform advanced sound editing

Production planning and management 

CUFPPM404A Create storyboards

Group B units 

Animation and digital effects 

CUFANM301A Create 2D digital animations

Audio /sound 

CUSSOU406A Record sound on location

CUSSOU407A Coordinate location sound recording

Camera /cinematography 

CUFCAM301A Shoot material for screen productions

Communication 

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT401A Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

BSBCRT403A Explore the history and social impact of creativity

Design 

BSBDES401A Generate design solutions

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice

CUFDIG304A Create visual design components

CUVDSP07B Research and apply techniques for graphic design

CUVDSP11B Research and apply techniques for illustrative work

Drawing 

CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept

Financial management 

BSBFIA402A Report on financial activity

General administration 

BSBADM405B Organise meetings

Human resource management 

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

ICT Use 

BSBEBU401A Review and maintain a website

BSBITU402A Develop and use complex spreadsheets

ICAU3019B Migrate to new technology

Industry context 

BSBCON401A Work effectively in a business continuity context

BSBREL401A Establish networks

CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis

CUFIND402A Develop screen and media specialist expertise

Innovation 

BSBINN301A Promote innovation in a team environment

Management 

BSBPMG510A Manage projects

Marketing 

BSBMKG413A Promote products and services

BSBMKG414A Undertake marketing activities

OHS 

BSBOHS407A Monitor a safe workplace

Post-production 

CUFPOS401A Edit screen content for fast turnaround

CUFSOU201A Perform basic sound editing

Production planning and management 

CUFCMP301A Implement copyright arrangements

Research 

CUFRES401A Conduct research

Sustainability 

BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Workforce development 

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

TAADEL301B Provide training through instruction and demonstration of work skills

Writing 

CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media

CUFWRT302A Write simple stories

CUFWRT402A Write extended stories

Selecting electives for different outcomes 

The context for this qualification varies, and this must guide the selection of elective units. Examples of appropriate elective units for particular outcomes at this level follow.

Interactive media author 

Core units plus:

  • CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets
  • CUFDIG401A Author interactive media
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFDIG402A Design user interfaces
  • CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces
  • CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring
  • CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media
  • BSBPMG510A Manage projects
  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis
  • ICAU3019B Migrate to new technology

Web designer 

Core units plus:

  • CUFDIG401A Author interactive media
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFDIG402A Design user interfaces
  • CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces
  • CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring
  • CUFDIG304A Create visual design components
  • CUFWRT301A Write content for a range of media
  • BSBEBU401A Review and maintain a website
  • BSBPMG510A Manage projects
  • BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Media asset producer 

Core units plus:

  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis
  • CUFDIG301A Prepare video assets
  • CUFSOU301A Prepare audio assets
  • CUFPOS402A Manage media assets
  • CUFDIG304A Create visual design components
  • CUFANM301A Create 2D digital animations
  • CUFSOU201A Perform basic sound editing
  • CUFPOS401A Edit screen content for fast turnaround
  • CUFDIG401A Author interactive media
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards

Digital artist 

Core units plus:

  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis
  • CUFDIG304A Create visual design components
  • CUFANM301A Create 2D digital animations
  • CUFANM302A Create 3D digital animations
  • CUFANM303A Create 3D digital models
  • CUVCOR09B Select and apply drawing techniques and media to represent and communicate the concept
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFANM402A Create digital visual effects
  • CUFANM401A Prepare 3D digital models for production
  • CUFANM403A Create titles for screen productions

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