Qualification details

ICP40310 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing) (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Superseded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
Is superseded by and equivalent to ICP40115 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic ArtsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Qualifications have been merged into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
Supersedes and is equivalent to ICP40305 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing) 04/Jul/2010

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
BSBCUS401B - Coordinate implementation of customer service strategiesCoordinate implementation of customer service strategies N/A
BSBMGT402A - Implement operational planImplement operational plan N/A
BSBSUS501A - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability N/A
BSBWOR402A - Promote team effectivenessPromote team effectiveness N/A
ICPPP211C - Develop a basic design conceptDevelop a basic design concept N/A
ICPPP311C - Develop a detailed design conceptDevelop a detailed design concept N/A
ICPPP334C - Prepare an imposition format for printing processesPrepare an imposition format for printing processes N/A
ICPPP385C - Operate a database for digital printingOperate a database for digital printing N/A
ICPPP452C - Output complex images direct to plate or pressOutput complex images direct to plate or press N/A
ICPPP484C - Set up and operate automated workflowSet up and operate automated workflow N/A
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 392300 Printers 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 491 Printing Tradespersons 
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 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Print Machinist 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 392300 Printers 05/Jul/2010 
ASCO (occupation type) Identifier 491 Printing Tradespersons 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 as a print machinist in the printing and graphic arts industry. They prepare material, set up, monitor and operate equipment and machinery, apply solutions to a defined range of problems associated with the print medium and analyse and evaluate information from a variety of sources. They may also provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.

Job Roles 

  • Print machinist (technician)

Pathways Information

Pathways into the qualification 

Candidates may enter the qualification after they have completed all units of competency (core and electives) necessary for the award of ICP30512 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing), or equivalent vocational competencies.

Pathways from the qualification 

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

  • ICP50310 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)
  • 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 

ICPPP311C Develop a detailed design concept

ICPPP211C Develop a basic design concept

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

ICPPR284A Introduction to colour management

ICPPP452C Output complex image direct to plate or press

ICPPP352C Output complex images

ICPPP485C Develop a digital data template

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

ICPPR494A Apply advanced software applications to digital production

ICPPR385A Apply software applications to digital production

ICPPR495A Set up and use complex colour management for production

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

Entry Requirements

This qualification requires the completion of all units of competency (core and electives) necessary for the award of ICP30512 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing), 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

  • reading and interpreting job requirements from the job documentation or production control system
  • interpreting job briefs and advising clients about options and limitations

Teamwork

  • assisting in setting up major in-line printing/converting/binding units
  • working with team members to ensure efficient production

Problem solving

  • conducting a proof run and adjusting machinery settings to ensure production speeds are attained
  • monitoring print quality electronically and visually and making adjustments

Initiative and enterprise

  • contributing to decision making of the work group

Planning and organising

  • organising quick change over procedures
  • planning the set up to minimise time and wastage

Self-management

  • using courteous, effective, responsive and supportive communication in workplace interactions
  • using discretion and confidentiality when dealing with clients

Learning

  • giving and following simple routine instructions

Technology

  • setting up and monitoring production equipment
  • using monitoring equipment and computerised production records

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 10 units 

4 core units  plus 

6 elective units. 

At least 1 elective unit  must be selected from Group A elective units and at least 1 elective unit  must be selected from Group B elective units. The remaining elective units may be selected from Group A, Group B or Group C elective units.

Up to 2 elective units  may be selected from the remaining elective units, the remaining stream units or from other 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 

ICPPR491C Use on-press monitoring of print quality

ICPPR492C Use on-press print control devices

ICPPR493C Set up and monitor in-line printing operations

ICPSU482C Troubleshoot and optimise materials and machinery

Group A Elective Units 

ICPPR284A Introduction to colour management

ICPPR385A Apply software applications to digital production

ICPPR387A Use colour management for production

ICPPR413C Set up for complex flexographic printing

ICPPR421C Set up for complex gravure printing

ICPPR431C Set up for complex lithographic printing

ICPPR441C Set up for complex pad printing

ICPPR451C Set up for complex relief printing

ICPPR496A Set up and produce complex digital print

Group B Elective Units 

ICPPR414C Produce specialist flexographic printed product

ICPPR513C Set up for specialist flexographic printing OR 

ICPPR422C Produce specialist gravure printed product

ICPPR521C Set up for specialist gravure printing OR 

ICPPR432C Produce specialist lithographic printed product

ICPPR531C Set up for specialist lithographic printing OR 

ICPPR442C Produce specialist pad printed product

ICPPR541C Set up for specialist pad printing OR 

ICPPR452C Produce specialist relief printed product

ICPPR551C Set up for specialist relief printing OR 

ICPPR484C Prepare for variable data printing

ICPPR494A Apply advanced software applications to digital production

ICPPR495A Set up and use complex colour management for production

Group C 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

ICPPP211C Develop a basic design concept

ICPPP311C Develop a detailed design concept

ICPPP334C Prepare an imposition format for printing processes

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

ICPPP452C Output complex images direct to plate or press

ICPPP484C Set up and operate automated workflow

ICPPP485C Develop a digital data template

ICPPR411C Mount and proof flexographic plates for complex printing

ICPPR471C Set up for complex coating

ICPPR472C Produce complex coated product

ICPPR484C Prepare variable data for digital printing

ICPSU389C Undertake basic root cause analysis

ICPSU464C Provide customer service and education

ICPSU485C Implement a just-in-time (JIT) system

ICPSU486C Mistake proof a production process

ICPSU487C Analyse manual handling processes

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

TAEASS402B Assess competence

TAEDEL402A Plan, organise and facilitate learning in the workplace

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