This unit (ICTICT215) describes the skills and knowledge required to identify, select and use a digital media package and supporting technologies to produce a variety of media rich documents. It applies to individuals who work under supervision within a small to large office environment and have responsibility in completing designated tasks, using a range of practical skills and basic technical knowledge.

Unit details

Study level:
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: *identify and define data set, incorporate data set into media technology package and present output on one occasion. In the course of the above, the candidate must: *interpret basic requirements of a design brief *meet organisational requirements using digital media package *apply workplace health and safety (WHS) principles and responsibilities *use help manuals and online support. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: *basic principles of visual design *functions and features of digital media packages and technologies *graphic design and stylistic language conventions *WHS principles and responsibilities *principles of digital imaging and file formats, video and sound file formats, file management and transfer systems *vendor product directions in digital media hardware and software *creative information, scripts (text) and images *basic principles of legal and regulatory requirements that apply to operating digital media technology packages.

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