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Unit of competency details

CUADIG304 - Create visual design components (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUFDIG304A - Create visual design componentsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to elements and performance criteria. 13/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 14/Jan/2016


Training packages that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Training packages that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR - Retail Services Training PackageRetail Services Training Package 3.0-4.0 
MSF - Furnishing Training PackageFurnishing Training Package 2.0-4.0 
ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 2.0-5.0 
ICP - Printing and Graphic ArtsPrinting and Graphic Arts 2.0-3.0 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-4.1 

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
SIR50217 - Diploma of Visual MerchandisingDiploma of Visual Merchandising 
MSF60118 - Advanced Diploma of Interior DesignAdvanced Diploma of Interior Design 
MSF60113 - Advanced Diploma of Interior DesignAdvanced Diploma of Interior Design 3-4 
MSF50218 - Diploma of Interior DesignDiploma of Interior Design 
MSF50213 - Diploma of Interior Design and DecorationDiploma of Interior Design and Decoration 2-3 
MSF40213 - Certificate IV in Furniture Design and TechnologyCertificate IV in Furniture Design and Technology 2-4 
MSF40118 - Certificate IV in Interior DecorationCertificate IV in Interior Decoration 
MSF40113 - Certificate IV in Interior DecorationCertificate IV in Interior Decoration 2-3 
MSF31018 - Certificate III in Interior Decoration Retail ServicesCertificate III in Interior Decoration Retail Services 
MSF31013 - Certificate III in Interior Decoration Retail ServicesCertificate III in Interior Decoration Retail Services 2-3 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100701 Audio Visual Studies 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100701 Audio Visual Studies 24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create visual designs for interactive media components that can be integrated into a range of media products.

It applies to individuals who generate and assess ideas to create visual design components in response to specifications under supervision in a team environment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Visual Communication – Digital Content and Imaging

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Clarify work requirements

1.1 Clarify visual design components required in the project brief, in consultation with relevant personnel

1.2 Identify project timelines and discuss factors that may determine or affect visual design concepts

1.3 Clarify, in discussion with relevant personnel, the target user or audience, and determine format and delivery platform

2. Generate and assess ideas

2.1 Research media products, designs, images, artwork and other creative sources that may inspire visual design ideas

2.2 Develop a range of visual design ideas that are technically feasible, respond to project specifications and provide creative solutions to design issues

2.3 Present and review visual design ideas with relevant personnel

3. Develop design concept

3.1 Experiment with traditional and digital methods to create required visual design components

3.2 Explore a range of typographical and visual design elements to create components

3.3 Evaluate initial design ideas with relevant personnel to select final design concept

3.4 Confirm design concept complies with copyright laws

3.5 Check output format meets delivery platform requirements

3.6 Adopt safe ergonomic practices when using equipment for long periods of time

4. Produce components

4.1 Develop components based on the final design concept using various design techniques

4.2 Apply visual design principles and communication principles to produce components that have high visual impact

4.3 Save components in an appropriate format according to project specifications

5. Finalise visual design components

5.1 Review visual design components against design and technical specifications

5.2 Discuss and confirm additional requirements or modifications with relevant personnel, and make amendments as required

5.3 Save and archive visual design components using industry or enterprise naming conventions and version control protocols

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3

  • Reviews and researches creative source material to generate ideas
  • Checks that output meets requirements
  • Locates correct folders for storing electronic data

Writing

2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.3, 5.2, 5.3

  • Prepares information to accompany design components
  • Names files according to requirements

Oral Communication

1.1-1.3, 2.3, 3.3, 4.3, 5.2

  • Participates effectively in spoken interactions using active listening and questioning to confirm and clarify understanding

Navigate the world of work

3.4, 3.6

  • Complies with legislative requirements

Interact with others

1.1-1.3, 2.3, 3.3, 4.3, 5.2

  • Collaborates with relevant personnel to ensure that end result meets requirements

Get the work done

1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.3, 3.1-3.3, 3.5, 4.2, 4.3, 5.1-5.

  • Takes responsibility for planning and producing design components according to project requirements and design principles
  • Makes decisions directed related to completion of tasks
  • Uses experimentation to develop new or innovative design approaches
  • Selects and uses appropriate software to conceive, produce, store and present visual design components

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUADIG304 Create visual design components

CUFDIG304A Create visual design components

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Minor edits to elements and performance criteria.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • explore and experiment with design techniques and visual design and communication principles to produce ideas and concepts for visual design components
  • use design techniques to create visual design components that respond effectively to a project brief
  • present and discuss ideas, concepts and designs with relevant personnel
  • save and archive files using standard industry or enterprise naming conventions.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • describe differences between traditional and digital methods in creating visual images, and advantages and disadvantages of each
  • describe visual design, typographic and communication principles used to construct visual design components
  • explain safe work practices in relation to working on computers for periods of time
  • explain the procedure for checking copyright clearance.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • project briefs
  • relevant software
  • manuals and information to support software.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5