Image Editing

This module set out the essential concepts, best practice relating to image editing, and the skills required to create, edit and prepare digital images for use online or in print.


Syllabus

The syllabus sets out the specific knowledge and skills that make up this module, as developed through input from subject matter experts from a wide range of computer societies and organisations.

 


On completion of this module the candidate will be able to:

  • Understand the different image formats and options available.
  • Recognise the ways images can be edited, enhanced and manipulated.
  • Review the different functions of an image editing application and how to use them and apply different settings.
  • Apply effects, filters, overlays and know how to add text and make other changes to images
  • Understand how to output an image correctly according to its intended use, whether online or in print

What are the benefits of this module?

  • Covers the key skills needed to use image-editing applications.
  • The standardized syllabus is vendor independent, allowing the skills to be applied to a wide. range of both free and paid image editing software.
  • Certifies best practice in effective image editing software use.
  • Developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts, and practicing computer professionals from all over the world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.

Syllabus Overview

CATEGORY SKILLSET
Imaging concepts
  • Digital images
  • Graphic formats
  • Colour concepts
Image capture
  • Capturing images
Using the application
  • Image creation
  • Settings
  • Enhancing productivity
Working with images
  • Selection
  • Image manipulation
  • Layers
  • Text
  • Effects and filters
Drawing and painting
  • Drawing tools
  • Painting tools