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Unit of competency details

CUADIG413 - Create user interfaces (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUADIG403 - Create user interfaces 15/Apr/2021

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 16/Apr/2021


Qualifications that include this unit

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CUA41120 - Certificate IV in Photography and Digital ImagingCertificate IV in Photography and Digital ImagingCurrent
CUA51020 - Diploma of Screen and MediaDiploma of Screen and MediaCurrent1-2 
CUA40720 - Certificate IV in DesignCertificate IV in DesignCurrent
CUA50920 - Diploma of Photography and Digital ImagingDiploma of Photography and Digital ImagingCurrent
CUA40920 - Certificate IV in MusicCertificate IV in MusicCurrent
CUA41220 - Certificate IV in Screen and MediaCertificate IV in Screen and MediaCurrent
CUA60320 - Advanced Diploma of Graphic DesignAdvanced Diploma of Graphic DesignCurrent
CUA41320 - Certificate IV in Visual ArtsCertificate IV in Visual ArtsCurrent
CUA50720 - Diploma of Graphic DesignDiploma of Graphic DesignCurrent1-2 
CUA40620 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsCertificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsCurrent
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100799 Communication And Media Studies, N.e.c. 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 100799 Communication And Media Studies, N.e.c. 16/Apr/2021 
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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 5.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to create a user interface for animation, gaming and/or visual effects products.

The unit applies to those who respond to design briefs and produce user interfaces that incorporate user-centred design principles and comply with platform standards. They typically work in a team environment with some supervision or guidance.

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 project requirements and plan approach

1.1 Interpret design brief requirements in consultation with required personnel

1.2 Identify text content and media assets to be integrated into user interfaces

1.3 Determine file output format according to delivery platform requirements of interactive media products

1.4 Identify industry-standard graphics software options

1.5 Discuss and select graphics software with required personnel

2. Produce user interfaces

2.1 Develop structure for user interfaces based on design brief using selected graphics software

2.2 Source, create and integrate all graphic interactive components

2.3 Develop user interfaces according to design brief requirements

2.4 Apply principles of user-centred design and standards for accessibility to development of user interfaces

2.5 Document styles for text and presentation for use in style sheets, templates, and themes

2.6 Save user interfaces in required output format that meets technical parameters

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

3. Finalise user interfaces

3.1 Plan and implement testing of interface with sample users

3.2 Review user interface testing and evaluate effectiveness of interface components with required personnel

3.3 Discuss additional requirements or modifications to interface with required personnel, and adjust interface as required

3.4 Obtain final agreement on finished designs from required personnel

Foundation Skills

This section describes those language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills that are essential to performance but not explicit in the performance criteria.

SKILL 

DESCRIPTION 

Learning

  • Analyses and evaluates information to inform technical and design decisions

Oral communication

  • Clarifies and confirms project requirements using listening and questioning techniques in verbal exchanges

Reading

  • Interprets and analyses technical and descriptive information in project documents for design activities

Writing

  • Names files according to project requirements

Initiative and enterprise

  • Takes responsibility for organising and implementing tasks required to prepare, produce, present and finalise user interfaces
  • Explores concepts to generate ideas using formal thinking processes

Self-management

  • Complies with work health and safety requirements

Teamwork

  • Elicits opinions and reaches agreement on required changes using applicable communication practices and protocols

Unit Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUADIG403 Create user interface.

Links

Companion Volume Implementation Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.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 5.0.

Performance Evidence

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including evidence of the ability to:

  • create at least two user interfaces based on different design briefs.

In the course of the above, the candidate must:

  • confirm interface meets requirements to be technically feasible and includes:
  • creative design ideas
  • purpose of interactive media product
  • target users
  • text content and media asset requirements
  • use visual design principles to communicate with target users
  • meet required accessibility standards
  • evaluate ideas and user interface with required personnel.

Knowledge Evidence

The candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge to complete the tasks outlined in the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, including knowledge of:

  • file output formats applicable to different delivery platforms
  • different text content and media assets used in user interfaces
  • industry standard graphics software
  • strategies to evaluate ideas and user interface to improve techniques
  • visual design and communication principles as they apply to interface designs
  • user-centred design principles and their importance to creation of user interfaces
  • accessibility standards that apply to interface designs
  • influence of typography on visual impact of user interface
  • purpose of copyright and copyright clearance procedures
  • work health and safety requirements when working for extended periods of time on computers and keyboards including safe ergonomic practices.

Assessment Conditions

Skills in this unit must be demonstrated in a workplace or simulated environment where the conditions are typical of those in a working environment in this industry.

This includes access to:

  • design interface briefs on which to create user interfaces
  • interaction with others required to demonstrate the performance evidence
  • industry standard graphics 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 Guide is found on VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5