Unit of competency details

CPCCSG3009 - Screen-print signs (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 09/Sep/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to CPCCSI3009A - Screen-print signageRevised unit of competency. Replaces superseded equivalent CPCCSI3009A Screen-print signage. 08/Sep/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040325 Painting, Decorating And Sign Writing  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 040325 Painting, Decorating And Sign Writing  17/Nov/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 1.

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Version 2.

Revised unit of competency. Replaces superseded equivalent CPCCSI3009A Screen-print signage.

Application

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to screen-print signs.

The unit supports sign-writers who print directly on to materials, including fabric and paper, using screen-printing tools and techniques.

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

Pre-requisite Unit

Nil

Competency Field

Signs and graphics

Unit Sector

Construction

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element. Where bold italicised text is used, further information is detailed in the range of conditions.

1

Plan and prepare work.

1.1

Job requirements are identified from drawings, workplace instructions and client briefs, confirmed, and applied to planning and preparation.

1.2

Screen-printing tools and equipment  are selected, checked for serviceability, and faults are rectified or reported before starting work.

1.3

Health and safety requirements  are identified according to specified tasks and workplace operations and applied to planning.

1.4

Materials to be screen-printed are selected and prepared for printing.

1.5

Number of screens required is calculated and confirmed, and then applied to planning.

1.6

Ink colours are selected, tested to match specification, and prepared for application.

2

Produce screen-printed sign.

2.1

Material for screen face is cut accurately to setout shape and design is reproduced to screen face.

2.2

Stencils are prepared according to job requirements.

2.3

Printing process is set up for operation with material and screen aligned to specification.

2.4

Ink is applied and spread across screen, checked for even and consistent application, and reapplied as required.

2.5

Screens are printed on to substrates to achieve accurate registration according to job specification.

2.6

Screen-printed sign is checked for consistency and accuracy according to job requirements and defects are identified and rectified.

3

Clean up.

3.1

Finished sign and surrounding surface area are cleaned and waste materials removed according to statutory and regulatory authority requirements.

3.2

Tools and equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE), are cleaned, maintained and stored according to workplace requirements.

Foundation Skills

This section describes the language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills essential to performance in this unit but not explicit in the performance criteria.

Skill 

Performance feature 

Learning skills to:

  • transfer key principles and techniques of colour selection when working with different designs to be screen-printed.

Numeracy skills to:

  • calculate and measure quantities of materials required to produce screen-printed signs.

Oral communication skills to:

  • check and confirm job requirements with client and colleagues.

Reading skills to:

  • read and interpret workplace documentation to clarify job requirements, including client brief and workplace instructions.

Range of Conditions

This section specifies work environments and conditions that may affect performance. Essential operating conditions that may be present (depending on the work situation, needs of the candidate, accessibility of the item, and local industry and regional contexts) are included. Bold italicised wording, if used in the performance criteria, is detailed below.

Tools and equipment  must include at least five of the following:

  • drying rack
  • inks
  • kick leg
  • paints
  • palette knife
  • screen
  • screening table
  • squeegee
  • steel rule
  • stencil knife.

Health and safety requirements  must include:

  • selection, correct fitting, and use of PPE prescribed under legislation, regulations and workplace policies and practices
  • emergency procedures, including:
  • evacuation
  • first aid
  • location and use of firefighting equipment
  • hazard identification and risk control procedures
  • safe operating procedures, including the conduct of operational risk assessment and treatments associated with:
  • lighting
  • use of machines
  • use of tools and equipment
  • workplace environmental requirements.

Unit Mapping Information

CPCCSI3009A Screen-print signage

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 1.

This version first released with CPC Construction, Plumbing and Services Training Package Version 2.

Revised unit of competency. Replaces superseded equivalent CPCCSI3009A Screen-print signage.

Performance Evidence

A person demonstrating competency in this unit must satisfy all of the elements, performance criteria and foundation skills of this unit, and must screen-print three signs each consisting of letters and at least one graphic as follows:

  • one sign must be screen-printed to one of the following metals:
  • aluminium
  • stainless steel
  • one sign must be screen-printed to one of the following fabrics:
  • cotton
  • gauze
  • polyester
  • silk
  • one sign must be screen-printed to at least one of the following substrates:
  • glass
  • paper
  • plastic
  • wood.

At least two of the above signs must measure at least 1 square metre.

In doing the above work, the person must:

  • reproduce a design and transfer design to material for screen-printing
  • cut screen design to shape
  • construct screen ready for printing as appropriate to the task.

Knowledge Evidence

A person demonstrating competency in this unit must demonstrate knowledge of:

  • colour selection techniques and principles and their application in screen-printed signs
  • methods for identifying dimensions, symbols, abbreviations and key features of signs from sign designs and drawings
  • purpose and application of the following when screen-printing signs:
  • safety data sheets (SDS)
  • safe work method statements (SWMS)
  • principles and techniques for the layout of signs
  • relevant Australian standards:
  • AS 1319 Safety signs for the occupational environment
  • AS 2311 General workmanship painting
  • AS 2700 Colour standards for general purposes
  • statutory and regulatory authority requirements relating to the use of materials used in screen-printing signs, including:
  • removal of waste products
  • storage of chemicals and materials
  • techniques for cutting designs for screens and screen-printing
  • range of traditional and contemporary font styles for use in screen-printing signs
  • terminology and use of abbreviations in screen-printing.

Assessment Conditions

Suitable assessment of performance requires:

  • equipment and tools:
  • as listed in the range of conditions
  • materials:
  • block out
  • cardboard
  • masking tape
  • metal and fabric as specified in the performance evidence
  • screen frames
  • spray adhesive
  • stencil films
  • substrates as specified in the performance evidence
  • specifications:
  • AS 1319 Safety signs for the occupational environment
  • AS 2311 General workmanship painting
  • AS 2700 Colour standards for general purposes
  • timeframe:
  • according to job requirements.

Assessor requirements 

As a minimum, assessors must satisfy the assessor requirements in the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) current at the time of assessment.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=7e15fa6a-68b8-4097-b099-030a5569b1ad

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