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Qualification details

ICP50310 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing) (Release 2)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Superseded
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Is superseded by and equivalent to ICP50115 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic ArtsUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages Qualifications have been merged into one to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 ICP50305 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing) 04/Jul/2010

Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
2 (this release) 08/Jul/2012
(View details for release 1) 05/Jul/2010

Units of competency

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ICPSU216C - Inspect quality against required standardsInspect quality against required standardsN/A
ICPPP396A - Generate high-end PDF filesGenerate high-end PDF filesN/A
MSACMT440A - Lead 5S in a manufacturing environmentLead 5S in a manufacturing environmentN/A
ICPPP397A - Transfer digital filesTransfer digital filesN/A
ICPSU262C - Communicate in the workplaceCommunicate in the workplaceN/A
ICPPR541C - Set up for specialised pad printingSet up for specialised pad printingN/A
BSBWOR501B - Manage personal work priorities and professional developmentManage personal work priorities and professional developmentN/A
ICPPR382C - Produce and manage complex digital printProduce and manage complex digital printN/A
ICPSU553C - Prepare production costing estimatesPrepare production costing estimatesN/A
ICPPP484C - Set up and operate automated workflowSet up and operate automated workflowN/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 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Printing 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Specialist Print Technologist 

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 421 Diploma 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 reflects the role of individuals who possess a sound theoretical knowledge base and use a range of specialised, technical or managerial competencies to plan, carry out and evaluate own work and/or that of a team. They prepare material, set up, monitor, run equipment and machinery and develop and apply production processes and procedures in the printing industry. Typically they provide leadership and guidance to others and have significant responsibility for the output of others.

Job Roles 

  • Print machinist (technician)
  • Production controller

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:

  • ICP40310 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing).

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 

ICPSU458C Monitor production workflow

ICPSU216C Inspect quality against required standards

ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files

ICPPP284B Produce PDF files for online or screen display

ICPPP452C Output complex images direct to plate or press

ICPPP352C Output complex images

ICPPR496A Set up and produce complex digital print

ICPPR384A Set up and produce basic digital print

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

  • liaising with stakeholders and other personnel about the causes of systemic variation
  • reading and interpreting job requirements from the production control system

Teamwork

  • maintaining the production sequence in association with others

Problem solving

  • determining possible methods for reworking unsatisfactory product
  • determining the criteria for product rejection in consultation with the operator and the client

Initiative and enterprise

  • being alert to potential problems and areas for improvement

Planning and organising

  • developing plans to improve process capability
  • setting up for specialised lithographic and flexographic printing

Self-management

  • communicating in a logical and easily understood manner
  • following occupational health and safety (OHS) policies and procedures

Learning

  • providing information and training about OHS
  • recognising gaps in the competency of team members and developing improvement solutions

Technology

  • using printing equipment and experimenting with substrate and press settings

Packaging Rules

Total number of units = 20 units 

4 core units  plus 

6 elective units from Group A  plus 

10 elective units from Group B or Group C. 

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

7 elective units  must be selected from the Group B or Group C elective units listed below.

At least 1 set of 2 units  must be chosen from the Group B elective units.

Up to 3 elective units  may be selected from the remaining elective 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 

BSBSUS501A Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

ICPSU216C Inspect quality against required standards

ICPSU260C Maintain a safe work environment

ICPSU262C Communicate in the workplace

Group A Elective Units 

BSBMGT516C Facilitate continuous improvement

BSBWOR501B Manage personal work priorities and professional development

ICPSU351C Undertake basic production scheduling

ICPSU458C Monitor production workflow

ICPSU516C Set and apply quality standards

ICPSU553C Prepare production costing estimates

ICPSU583C Troubleshoot and optimise production processes

ICPSU684C Determine and improve process capability

Group B Elective Units 

Set 1 

ICPPR414C Produce specialist flexographic printed product and

ICPPR513C Set up for specialist flexographic printing

Set 2 

ICPPR422C Produce specialist gravure printed product and

ICPPR521C Set up for specialist gravure printing

Set 3 

ICPPR432C Produce specialist lithographic printed product and

ICPPR531C Set up for specialist lithographic printing

Set 4 

ICPPR442C Produce specialist pad printed product and

ICPPR541C Set up for specialist pad printing

Set 5 

ICPPR452C Produce specialist relief printed product and

ICPPR551C Set up for specialist relief printing

Group C Elective Units 

BSBCUS501C Manage quality customer service

BSBMGT608C Manage innovation and continuous improvement

BSBMKG501B Identify and evaluate marketing opportunities

BSBSMB402A Plan small business finances

BSBSMB404A Undertake small business planning

ICAWEB429A Create a markup language document to specification

ICPCF381C Set up machine for complex laminating

ICPCF382C Produce complex laminated product

ICPPP284B Produce PDF files for online or screen display

ICPPP334C Prepare an imposition format for printing processes

ICPPP352C Output complex images

ICPPP370C Make multiple image plates

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing

ICPPP396A Generate high-end PDF files

ICPPP397A Transfer digital files

ICPPP452C Output complex images direct to plate or press

ICPPP484C Set up and operate automated workflow

ICPPR382C Produce and manage complex digital print

ICPPR383C Prepare for personalised digital printing

ICPPR384A Set up and produce basic digital print

ICPPR471C Set up for complex coating

ICPPR472C Produce complex coated product

ICPPR484C Prepare for variable data printing

ICPPR496A Set up and produce complex digital print

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