Qualification details

CUF50207 - Diploma of 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Superseded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Is superseded by CUA51015 - Diploma of Screen and MediaUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. Qualifications merged into CUA51015 to remove duplication. Core units changed. Unit codes updated. 14/Jan/2016
Supersedes and is equivalent to CUF50701 - Diploma of 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
BSBCMM401A - Make a presentationMake a presentation N/A
BSBCON401A - Work effectively in a business continuity contextWork effectively in a business continuity context 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
BSBCRT501A - Originate and develop conceptsOriginate and develop concepts 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
BSBDES501A - Implement design solutionsImplement design solutions N/A
BSBFIM501A - Manage budgets and financial plansManage budgets and financial plans 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 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Film Production,Broadcasting Production 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Information Architect,Animation Designer,Special Effects Designer,Interface Designer,Instructional Designer 

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 421 Diploma 11/Nov/2010 
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Modification History

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Description

Descriptor 

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and digital media industries.

Job roles 

  • Animation/visual effects designer
  • Information architect
  • Instructional designer
  • Interactive media developer
  • Interface 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

CUFANM501A Create 3D digital character animation

CUFANM302A Create 3D digital animations

Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

Employability Skills Summary

EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS QUALIFICATION SUMMARY 

The following table contains a summary of the employability skills required by instructional 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

  • writing presentation information in a range of styles for different target audiences
  • communicating central ideas of a message in an informative and engaging manner
  • using verbal and non-verbal techniques during a presentation to sustain participant engagement
  • establishing rapport with clients
  • developing and participating in industry or community networks
  • interpreting and clarifying written proposals and/or creative briefs
  • completing workplace documentation
  • interpreting and applying information in user manuals for software applications

Teamwork

  • collaborating with colleagues to develop products or services
  • seeking feedback from team members and clients on work in progress

Problem-solving

  • finding solutions to interactivity challenges
  • finding solutions to content classification problems
  • finding ways to minimise the effect of technical constraints
  • troubleshooting and solving problems as they arise during the development of products

Initiative and enterprise

  • contributing creative ideas to projects
  • analysing, processing and classifying content
  • ensuring there is an intuitive and logical flow to the navigation of interactive media products
  • generating a range of ideas for interactive digital media products that meet the needs of target users/audiences
  • thinking laterally when developing ideas
  • maintaining design integrity
  • visualising and interpreting creative concepts

Planning and organising

  • preparing presentations
  • managing projects
  • undertaking background research
  • analysing and breaking down content, stories and/or scripts into discrete elements to create storyboards
  • managing budgets
  • planning the process for and managing the testing of interactive media products

Self-management

  • working to deadlines
  • providing appropriate and timely documentation
  • managing and marketing oneself as a freelancer
  • ensuring that workplace complies with OHS requirements
  • managing own finances

Learning

  • improving own skills through experimentation and practice
  • improving performance/product through self-reflection and revision to incorporate feedback from colleagues or clients
  • keeping up to date with industry developments and trends
  • seeking expert advice as required

Technology

  • creating complex designs using storyboards, maps and other diagrams to specify the architecture and navigation of interactive media products
  • writing and applying scripting language in authoring a range of interactive media interactions and behaviours
  • using a range of software applications

Packaging Rules

Packaging Rules 

Total number of units  = 16 

5 core units 

6 Group A units 

5 elective units 

3 elective  units must be selected from the Group A  and/or Group B units  listed 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.

No more than 4 elective units  previously achieved can be counted towards the qualification.

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

Core units 

Communication 

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Industry context 

BSBREL401A Establish networks

Management 

BSBPMG510A Manage projects

OHS 

BSBOHS509A Ensure a safe workplace

Group A units  (specialist )

Animation and digital effects 

CUFANM501A Create 3D digital character animation

CUFANM502A Create 3D digital environments

CUFANM503A Design animation and digital visual effects

Digital content and imaging 

CUFCMP501A Manage and exploit copyright arrangements

CUFDIG501A Coordinate the testing of interactive media products

CUFDIG502A Design web environments

CUFDIG503A Design e-learning resources

CUFDIG504A Design games

CUFDIG505A Design information architecture

CUFDIG506A Design interaction

CUFDIG507A Design digital simulations

Design 

BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief

BSBDES403A Develop and extend design skills and practice

TAADES503B Research and design e-learning resources

TAADES504B Develop and evaluate e-learning resources

Group B units 

Animation and digital effects 

CUFANM401A Prepare 3D digital models for production

CUFANM402A Create digital visual effects

CUFANM403A Create titles for screen productions

Audio /sound 

CUSSOU501A Develop sound designs

CUSSOU502A Produce sound recordings

CUSSOU503A Implement sound designs

Creative thinking 

BSBCRT401A Articulate, present and debate ideas

BSBCRT403A Explore the history and social impact of creativity

BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts

Design 

BSBDES501A Implement design solutions

Digital content and imaging 

CUFDIG402A Design user interfaces

CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces

CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring

Financial management 

BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans

BSBPUB503A Manage fundraising and sponsorship activities

Human resource management 

BSBHRM402A Recruit, select and induct staff

BSBWOR502A Ensure team effectiveness

TAATAS503B Manage contracted work

ICT analysis and design 

ICAA5138B Determine acceptable developers for projects

ICT building and implementation 

ICAI5212B Implement quality assurance processes for websites

ICT documentation 

ICAD4217B Create technical documentation

ICAD5092B Update and document operational procedures

ICT support 

ICAS5103B Establish and maintain client user liaison during support activity

ICAS5199B Manage business websites and servers

ICAS5202B Ensure privacy for users

ICAS5203B Evaluate and select a web hosting service

Industry context 

BSBCON401A Work effectively in a business continuity context

CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis

CUFIND402A Develop screen and media specialist expertise

Innovation 

BSBINN501A Establish systems that support innovation

BSBINN502A Build and sustain an innovative work environment

International trade 

BSBINT401B Research international business opportunities

BSBMKG415A Research international markets

BSBMKG513 A Promote products and services to international markets

BSBMKG516A Profile international markets

BSBREL502A Build international business networks

Management 

BSBMGT515A Manage operational plan

BSBRSK501A Manage risk

TAATAS502B Prepare a tender bid

Marketing 

BSBMKG501B Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

BSBMKG502B Establish and adjust the marketing mix

BSBMKG503A Develop a marketing communications plan

BSBMKG506B Plan market research

BSBMKG514A Implement and monitor marketing activities

Post-production 

CUFPOS401A Edit screen content for fast turnaround

CUFPOS402A Manage media assets

Production planning and management 

CUFPPM404A Create storyboards

Research 

CUFRES401A Conduct research

Sustainability 

BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Writing 

BSBWRT401A Write complex documents

BSBWRT501A Write persuasive copy

CUFWRT401A Edit texts

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.

Information architect 

Core units plus:

  • CUFDIG505A Design information architecture
  • CUFDIG507A Design interaction
  • CUFDIG502A Design web environments
  • CUFDIG508A Design digital simulations
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring
  • CUFDIG501A Coordinate the testing of interactive media products
  • BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • ICAI5212B Implement quality assurance processes for websites
  • ICAD4217B Create technical documentation
  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis

Instructional designer 

Core unit plus:

  • CUFDIG505A Design information architecture
  • CUFDIG507A Design interaction
  • CUFDIG502A Design web environments
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFDIG503A Design e-learning resources
  • TAADES504B Develop and evaluate e-learning resources
  • BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUFDIG404A Apply scripting language in authoring
  • CUFDIG501A Coordinate the testing of interactive media products
  • BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans
  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis.

Interactive media developer 

Core unit plus:

  • BSBCRT501A Originate and develop concepts
  • TAATAS502B Prepare a tender bid
  • BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUFDIG502A Design web environments
  • CUFDIG503A Design e-learning resources
  • CUFDIG508A Design digital simulations
  • CUFDIG504A Design games
  • BSBMGT508B Manage risk
  • CUFRES401A Conduct research
  • CUFCMP501A Manage and exploit copyright arrangements
  • BSBFIM501A Manage budgets and financial plans.

Interface designer 

Core units plus:

  • CUFDIG402A Design user interfaces
  • CUFDIG403A Create user interfaces
  • CUFPPM404A Create storyboards
  • CUFPOS402A Manage media assets
  • BSBDES402A Interpret and respond to a design brief
  • CUFDIG502A Design web environments
  • CUFDIG504A Design games
  • CUFDIG505A Design information architecture
  • CUFDIG507A Design interaction
  • CUFIND401A Provide services on a freelance basis
  • CUFRES401A Conduct research.

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