Produce and manipulate digital images

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CUFIMA01A, 'Produce and manipulate digital images'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements and Performance Criteria


Performance Criteria


Assess digital camera qualities


Assess camera software compatibility with hardware systems and select appropriate software for the production


Match pixel resolution of the camera to the required quality and resolution of outcome


Check the RAM capacity of the camera to see that it is appropriate to the number of images required to be captured


Assess shutter speed, focal lengths and camera feature modes as suitable to the quality of and use of photographic image required


Handle and store lithium batteries in accordance with occupational health and safety requirements


Photograph and upload a digital image


Consider focus and exposure in operation of the digital camera to ensure capture of image meets production requirements


Ensure correct use of digital image software including entering and exiting the selected software


Save and retrieve digital photographs using designated file formats


Load and operate the digital camera in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and appropriate to the quality of image to be photographed


Upload the IBM-PC or Macintosh card interface/disk onto the relevant computer and save the image on hard disk


Create and store photographic image files of the computer in accordance with software procedures


Enhance, crop and alter photographic images electronically to deliver the required image


Check photographic images for fitness of purpose to comply with specifications


Assess photographic images for the relevant delivery mode (print, CD-ROM, visual appeal and effectiveness) and deliver appropriately


Incorporate digital photography into a multimedia sequence


Create graphics that incorporate the principles of design using the designate software


Edit, enhance, amend and save digital images using the designated software


Combine digital images into a designated multimedia sequence


Integrate digital images into a designated multimedia sequence


Evaluate the outcome for visual impact, effectiveness and fitness for purpose

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUFIMA01A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUL50104 - Diploma of Library-Information Services
  • SIT40607 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Catering Operations)
  • SIT40507 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Asian Cookery)
  • SIT40707 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Patisserie)
  • SIT40307 - Certificate IV in Hospitality
  • SIT60307 - Advanced Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40407 - Certificate IV in Hospitality (Commercial Cookery)
  • SIT50307 - Diploma of Hospitality
  • SIT40207 - Certificate IV in Tourism
  • SIT50107 - Diploma of Tourism