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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Create animation and edit stills and films 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117652  Create animation and edit stills and films 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  13 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-10-12  2008-10-12  SAQA 0362/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-10-12   2012-10-12  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this unit standard will be able to describe and demonstrate the animation process and the editing processes. Learners are also able to creative an animation and edit both stills and films to meet objectives and have smooth running creations.

The qualifying learners are capable of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of animation processing.
  • Demonstrating an understanding of the editing process.
  • Creating animation.
  • Editing stills and films. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competency against the unit standards in the qualification, National Diploma in Visual Communications -Multimedia at NQF Level 5 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
  • Applicable software for animation will include but is not limited to; Correl Bryce, Strata Studio Prom Macromedia Flash, Adobe LiveMotion, Inspirer 3D and 3D Studio Max.
  • Applicable software for editing stills and films include but is not limited to; Adobe premier, Avid Videoshop and Adobe Photoshop. 

  • Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of animation processing. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Multimedia tools for animation are identified and described in line with system/programme application capabilities. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    The principles of 2D and 3D are explained using correct terminology. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    The techniques for creating animation are explained in line with company procedures and industry norms. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Demonstrate an understanding of the editing process. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles and process used for editing still and film are explained in line with company editing practices. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Old and new films are used for comparison and edification purposes in accordance with company practices and with available resources and equipment. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Create animation. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Landscapes are made using the required software programmes/packages. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    3D objects are created using the required software applications. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    DXF files are used for inter application, import and export purposes in line with system/programme requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Motion and computer animation is produced using required software applications. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Edit stills and films. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Appropriate software applications are identified and described for editing in line with programme requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Films are dumped and blended together in required format and using required equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Special effects are added to stills and films in required format and using required equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Sound effects are added to films using required equipment. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    Text is added to film in required format and using required equipment. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An understanding of the principles of 3D animation.
  • Knowledge of editing processes and procedures.
  • Knowledge of software applications for animation. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems, which impact on animation or editing processes. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others in the acquisition of knowledge and expert input and advice. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to editing and animation requirements. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively with others in the pursuit of knowledge and expertise. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology effectively and critically throughout the processes of animation and editing. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Understand the world as a set of related systems where poor editing impacts directly on the success of the still or film. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO CONTRIBUTING 
    In order to contribute to the full personal development of each learner and the social and economic development of society at large, it must be the intention underlying any programme of learning to make an individual aware of the importance of reflecting on and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively in improving the quality of one's own work in animation and editing. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  49603   Bachelor of Visual Communications  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2023-06-30  CHE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
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