Qualification details

ICP40110 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press) (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 08/Jul/2012
(View details for release 1) Replaced05/Jul/2010

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICP40105 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press) 04/Jul/2010
Is superseded by and equivalent to ICP40115 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic ArtsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Qualifications have been merged into one to allow more flexibility 25/Mar/2015

Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

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 511 Certificate IV 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Printing,Graphic Media 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Pre-Press Technician,Production Controller (Printing Industry) 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 392211 Graphic Pre-Press Trades Worker 05/Jul/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 4911-11 Graphic Pre-Press Tradesperson 05/Jul/2010 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0301 Manufacturing Engineering And Technology 05/Jul/2010 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 511 Certificate IV 05/Jul/2010 
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Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

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

Imported elective units updated with the most current equivalent.

Release 1

This Qualification first released with ICP10 Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package version 1.0.

Description

This qualification applies to individuals working in the graphic pre-press sector of the printing and graphic arts industry. They design layouts and assemble text and graphics into page formats for printing, apply solutions to a defined range of problems associated with the reproduction of images for the print medium and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may also take responsibility for production flow and provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job Roles 

  • Pre-press technician
  • Production controller

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

The completion of all units of competency (core and electives) necessary for the award of ICP30212 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press), or equivalent vocational competencies.

Pathways from the qualification 

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

  • ICP50110 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Production)
  • ICP50410 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Management/Sales)
  • ICP50510 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Process Improvement).

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 

ICPMM492D Create an extensible style sheet

ICAWEB429A Create a markup language document to specification

ICPPP411C Undertake a complex design brief

ICPPP311C Develop a detailed design concept.

ICPPP421C Compose and evaluate typography

ICPPP221C Select and apply type

ICPPP485C Develop a digital data template

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

Entry Requirements

This qualification requires the completion of all units of competency (core and electives) necessary for the award of ICP30212 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press), or equivalent vocational competencies.

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

  • conveying and handling information
  • giving and following simple instructions
  • participating in work teams and consulting with clients about printing specifications

Teamwork

  • consulting with designers, printers and clients to ensure production and final user requirements have been met

Problem solving

  • identifying hazards and reporting them
  • tuning and adjusting machinery to ensure highest quality and yield
  • selecting production criteria to ensure client needs are met
  • evaluating and proofing own work

Initiative and enterprise

  • finding information from a variety of sources
  • suggesting improvements and experimenting with materials to extend their use and meet efficiency targets
  • transferring skills to new environments

Planning and organising

  • determining a plan of action to ensure deadlines are met
  • organising information clearly, concisely and logically

Self-management

  • showing leadership in the resolution of problems
  • using discretion and confidentiality when dealing with clients
  • using personal protective equipment
  • using time efficiently to met production schedules and deadlines

Learning

  • giving instructions that are accurate, clear, concise, comprehensive and consistent with the skills of the receiver
  • providing technical advice

Technology

  • selecting and using special purpose tools, equipment and industry software packages
  • tuning and adjusting machinery

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10 units 

8 elective units from Group A  plus 

2 elective units from Group B. 

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

The 2 Group B elective unit  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.

Group A Elective Units 

AUM4012A Apply quality assurance techniques

ICPPP252C Output images

ICPPP311C Develop a detailed design concept

ICPPP352C Output complex images

ICPPP421C Compose and evaluate typography

ICPPP430C Manage colour

ICPPP435C Generate complex imposition

ICPPP484C Set up and operate automated workflow

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

Group B Elective Units 

BSBCUS401B Coordinate implementation of customer service strategies

BSBMGT402A Implement operational plan

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

ICAWEB409A Develop cascading style sheets

ICPMM321C Capture a digital image

ICPMM322C Edit a digital image

ICPMM492D Create an extensible style sheet

ICPPP221C Select and apply type

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

ICPPP411C Undertake a complex design brief

ICPPP422C Digitise complex images for reproduction

ICPPP452C Output complex images direct to plate or press

ICPPP485C Develop a digital data template

ICPPR484C Prepare for variable data printing

ICPSU482C Troubleshoot and optimise materials and machinery

MSACMC410A Lead change in a manufacturing environment

MSACMT440A Lead 5S in a manufacturing environment

MSAENV472B Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

MSAPMSUP390A Use structured problem solving tools

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