Qualification details

ICP30212 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press) (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 08/Jul/2012

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to ICP30210 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)Core unit BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices replaced with BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices. Updated equivalent elective units. OUTCOMES DEEMED EQUIVALENT. 07/Jul/2012
Is superseded by and equivalent to ICP30215 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Prepress)Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages 25/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSUS201A - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices N/A
CUFANM301A - Create 2D digital animationsCreate 2D digital animations N/A
ICAWEB410A - Apply web authoring tool to convert client data for websitesApply web authoring tool to convert client data for websites N/A
ICAWEB429A - Create a markup language document to specificationCreate a markup language document to specification N/A
ICPKN311C - Apply knowledge of the graphic pre-press sectorApply knowledge of the graphic pre-press sector N/A
ICPMM263C - Access and use the InternetAccess and use the Internet N/A
ICPMM296C - Create and test a CD-ROM/DVDCreate and test a CD-ROM/DVD N/A
ICPMM321C - Capture a digital imageCapture a digital image N/A
ICPMM322C - Edit a digital imageEdit a digital image N/A
ICPMM344C - Manipulate and incorporate audio into multimedia presentationsManipulate and incorporate audio into multimedia presentations N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 392211 Graphic Pre-Press Trades Worker 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4911-11 Graphic Pre-Press Tradesperson 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 392211 Graphic Pre-Press Trades Worker 03/Dec/2012 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4911-11 Graphic Pre-Press Tradesperson 03/Dec/2012 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 03/Dec/2012 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 08/Jul/2012 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This Qualification first released with ICP10 Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package version 2.0.

Core unit ‘BSBSUS301A Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices’ replaced with ‘BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices’, and native and imported units updated.

Replaces 0 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press).

Description

This qualification applies to individuals working as a pre-press tradesperson in the printing and graphic arts industry. Typically they design and prepare layouts and artwork, manipulate images and text to meet production and design requirements and apply solutions to a defined range of problems associated with, and characteristic to, the print medium. They may also provide some leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job roles 

  • Pre-press operator
  • Pre-press technician

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a relevant lower level qualification. However, the preferred pathway for candidates entering this qualification is one of the following qualifications:

  • ICP20110 Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • ICP20210 Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing).

Pathways from the qualification 

At the completion of this qualification candidates could choose to enter a:

  • ICP40110 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)
  • ICP40610 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Management/Sales).

Licensing/Regulatory Information

There is no direct link between this qualification and licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements. However, where required, a unit of competency will specify relevant licensing, legislative and/or regulatory requirements that impact on the unit.

Units in Qualification with Prerequisites 

Code and title 

Prerequisite units required 

ICPPP321C Produce a typographic image

ICPPP221C Select and apply type

ICPPP324C Create pages using a page layout application

ICPPP224C Produce pages using a page layout application

ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files

ICPPP284B Produce PDF files for online or screen display

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

ICPPR284A Introduction to colour management

ICPPR495A Set up and use complex colour management for production

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Employability Skills Summary

The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills required for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill 

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include: 

Communication

  • communicating with clients and supervisors to confirm design briefs and gain approval of proofs for production
  • reading and interpreting job requirements

Teamwork

  • operating production processes in association with fellow workers

Problem solving

  • adjusting fit, maximising efficiency of imposition and using colour correction to meet the requirements of the brief
  • monitoring production quality and making minor adjustments to processes
  • resolving specific problems, for example with graphics applications

Initiative and enterprise

  • monitoring and implementing new technology and work processes

Planning and organising

  • accessing data on software capabilities and production requirements and matching them to the job brief
  • gathering client information relevant to producing multiple image plates

Self-management

  • following obligations involved in copyright in work practices
  • following procedures and using personal protective equipment correctly

Learning

  • giving and following simple routine instructions

Technology

  • using computerised control, monitoring and data entry systems
  • using information technology, such as computer hardware and software to access and store data from files

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 21 units 

4 core units  plus 

12 elective units from Group A  plus 

5 elective units from Group B. 

Up to 2 elective units  from Group A can be substituted with Group B elective units listed below.

2 elective units  must be selected from the Group B elective units listed below.

Up to 3 Group B elective units  may be selected from the remaining elective units or from qualifications at the same qualification level or one level higher, in this Training Package or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course.

Elective units must be relevant to the qualification level, job role, work outcome and industry requirements. Unit selection is by negotiation and mutual agreement between the employee, employer and the RTO and is based on enterprise and individual needs.

Core Units 

BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

ICPSU216C Inspect quality against required standards

ICPSU260C Maintain a safe work environment

ICPSU262C Communicate in the workplace

Group A Elective Units 

ICPKN311C Apply knowledge of the graphic pre-press sector

ICPMM263C Access and use the Internet

ICPPP211C Develop a basic design concept

ICPPP221C Select and apply type

ICPPP224C Produce pages using a page layout application

ICPPP225C Produce graphics using a graphics application

ICPPP252C Output images

ICPPP321C Produce a typographic image

ICPPP322C Digitise images for reproduction

ICPPP324C Create pages using a page layout application

ICPPP334C Prepare an imposition format for printing processes

ICPPP386C Undertake digital proofing

ICPPP397A Transfer digital files

Group B Elective Units 

CUFANM301A Create 2D digital animation

ICAWEB410A Apply web authoring tool to convert client data for websites

ICAWEB429A Create a markup language document to specification

ICPMM296C Create and test a CD-ROM/DVD

ICPMM321C Capture a digital image

ICPMM322C Edit a digital image

ICPMM344C Manipulate and incorporate audio into multimedia presentations

ICPMM346C Incorporate video into multimedia presentations

ICPPP231C Manually combine spot colour and basic four-colour images

ICPPP266C Produce relief plates

ICPPP267C Produce offset lithographic plates

ICPPP268C Make photopolymer plates (flexographic)

ICPPP269C Produce photopolymer plates for pad printing

ICPPP272C Produce gravure cylinders manually

ICPPP284B Produce PDF files for online or screen display

ICPPP325C Create graphics using a graphics application

ICPPP331C Manually combine complex four-colour images

ICPPP370C Produce multiple image plates

ICPPP372C Produce gravure cylinders electronically

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files

ICPPP430C Manage colour

ICPPR282C Produce and manage basic digital print

ICPPR284A Introduction to colour management

ICPPR383C Prepare for personalised digital printing

ICPPR384A Set up and produce basic digital print

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

ICPPR388A Preflight and import complex images for digital device

ICPPR389A Manage digital files

ICPPR495A Set up and use complex colour management for production

ICPSU345C Purchase materials and schedule deliveries

MSACMC210A Manage the impact of change on own work

MSACMS200A Apply competitive manufacturing practices

MSACMS201A Sustain process improvements

MSACMT230A Apply cost factors to work practices

MSACMT240A Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment

MSACMT280A Undertake root cause analysis

MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools

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