Apply photoimaging lighting techniques

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CUVPHI04B, 'Apply photoimaging lighting techniques'.
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



1 Plan lighting requirements.

1.1 Correctly identify required lighting characteristics for the subject and purpose of the image.

1.2 Select appropriate lighting equipment for the purpose.

2 Prepare specific work environment.

2.1 Select work environment which meets requirements for the production of work.

2.2 Care for work environment so that it remains clean and safe during production processes.

2.3 Select relevant camera system and accessories for the work.

2.4 Correctly set up camera system and accessories for the work, including props and/or position models when required.

2.5 Correctly assemble the lighting system in accordance with work requirements.

2.6 Consider and implement the required safety aspects of the lighting set up and cabling.

2.7 Use equipment and materials in a manner which minimises waste.

3 Light the subject.

3.1 Test lighting techniques to suit purpose of work.

3.2 Confirm that lighting techniques are consistent with purpose of the work.

3.3 Adjust, modify and calibrate qualities of light to suit subject.

3.4 Calculate and determine the exposure for the subject consistent with purpose for the photograph(s).

4 Capture image.

4.1 Expose film or media using determined calculations.

4.2 Review image captured against work requirements and take action accordingly.

4.3 Accurately document the work progress as required.

5 Restore work environment and equipment.

5.1 Safely clean work environment after use.

5.2 Clean and maintain equipment in accordance with manufacturer's instructions after use.

5.3 Safely transport and store equipment and materials and ensure readiness for future use.

Qualifications and Skillsets

CUVPHI04B appears in the following qualifications:

  • CUV40403 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging
  • CUV40603 - Certificate IV in Opal Cutting and Polishing