This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to manage the integrity of colour across digital imaging devices.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - document research into the principles and techniques of digital colour management; - evaluate digital colour management systems and strategies, and select a system to apply in a digital imaging context; - manage digital colour across a range of digital devices to achieve consistent quality in products, and; - evaluate outcomes and document ways to respond to future changes or opportunities. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain how colour is created, defined and managed in digital imaging devices; - describe how common colour charts, spaces, measurement, systems and models are used in photo imaging; - outline the key industry standards that apply to colour measurement and management; - describe typical issues that may arise in managing digital colour and briefly outline solutions, and; - identify trends and emerging technologies that may have impact on colour management systems.

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