Unit of competency details

ICPPRP224 - Produce pages using a page layout application (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 26/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
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Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to ICPPP224C - Produce pages using a page layout applicationUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 25/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

Qualifications that include this unit

CodeTitleSort Table listing Qualifications that include this unit by the Title columnRelease
ICP40115 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic ArtsCertificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts 1-2 
ICP31415 - Certificate III in Print CommunicationsCertificate III in Print Communications 
ICP31215 - Certificate III in PrintingCertificate III in Printing 
ICP30615 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing) 
ICP30415 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing) 
ICP30315 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia) 
ICP30215 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Prepress)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Prepress) 
ICP30115 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Design Production)Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Design Production) 
ICP20115 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General) 1-2 
CUA40715 - Certificate IV in DesignCertificate IV in Design 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030103 Printing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 030103 Printing  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to compose pages based on a client brief using a high-end application, and covers how to arrange basic elements on a page, finalise artwork and check quality.

It applies to individuals in the printing and graphic art industry who design and prepare layouts and artwork, and manipulate images and texts to meet production requirements. They generally work under direct supervision.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Pre-Press

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Arrange elements on page

1.1 Client copy and images are assembled to conform to design brief

1.2 Text is prepared and required fonts and font sizes are used

1.3 Basic elements are created and arranged on page to conform to design brief

1.4 Elements are copied and pasted according to design brief

1.5 ‘Help’ function is accessed if required and solution to queries found

1.6 Document set-up is completed to conform to design brief

2 Finalise artwork

2.1 Pages and combined elements are composed correctly to suit specified page size

2.2 Margins and borders incorporate a bleed allowance

3 Check quality

3.1 Text is reviewed for possible errors and omissions, and errors are discussed with client or supervisor

3.2 Basic elements are arranged maintaining overall layout balance and correct tonal quality

3.3 Hardcopy proof is printed and rechecked for errors, omissions and overall layout balance

3.4 Trim marks and margins are correctly placed

3.5 Necessary changes are made and reviewed on screen and re-proofed as required

3.6 Job is saved according to enterprise procedures

3.7 Proof or PDF is created to present to client

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.1-1.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.5

  • Recognises and interprets text to establish job requirements from information contained within relevant procedures and specifications

Writing

1.2

  • Gathers information from range of sources to record using headings, instructions and layout that meet audience needs and text purpose

Oral Communication

3.1

  • Uses appropriate vocabulary, including technical language relevant to role and context

Numeracy

1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 3.4

  • Selects and uses appropriate familiar mathematical problem-solving strategies to solve problems in familiar contexts

Navigate the world of work

3.6

  • Recognises and follows organisational and legislative requirements associated with own role

Interact with others

3.1

  • Uses appropriate communication protocols and conventions to confirm or clarify client requirements

Get the work done

1.1-1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1-3.4, 3.7

  • Determines priorities and sequences steps involved in clearly defined, familiar tasks
  • Applies analytical processes to resolve problems
  • Initiates standard procedures when responding to familiar problems within immediate context
  • Understands purposes, specific functions and key features of common digital systems and tools and operates them effectively to create and save files in required format

Unit Mapping Information

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Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

ICPPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application

ICPPP224C Produce pages using a page layout application

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a74b7a0f-a253-47e3-8be0-5d426e24131d

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with ICP Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • prepare TWO different sets of page layouts according to a client’s design brief and the listed performance criteria
  • demonstrate ability to find and use information relevant to task from a variety of information sources
  • demonstrate ability to communicate ideas and information, and clarify information with client or supervisor.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • outline consideration given to the printing process during design phase
  • identify problems that can occur if printing process isn’t considered during design stage
  • define substrate size consideration during imposition
  • outline how planning occurs for multiple colours and graphics during imposition
  • describe considerations given to ensuring own health and safety when using a keyboard
  • discuss importance of saving documents in particular areas of a computer or network
  • outline how to find a document on a computer or network
  • list steps involved in changing and saving templates
  • explain value of style guides and style sheets.

Assessment Conditions

Gather evidence to demonstrate consistent performance in conditions that are safe and replicate the workplace. Noise levels, production flow, interruptions and time variances must be typical of those experienced in the Pre-Press field of work and include access to:

  • special purpose tools, equipment and materials
  • industry software packages.

Assessors must satisfy NVR/AQTF assessor requirements.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=a74b7a0f-a253-47e3-8be0-5d426e24131d

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