Print digital signs

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CPCCSG3004, 'Print digital signs'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Print digital signs' on fishpond.com.au. This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to ntisthis.com for every purchase, so go nuts :)


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 client briefs, existing file specifications and workplace instructions, confirmed, and applied to planning and preparation.

1.2

Output devices suited to the task are identified and printing format is selected and confirmed with client.

1.3

Workflow roles and responsibilities, sequence of tasks and time requirements are confirmed and applied to planning.

1.4

Printing software appropriate to the task is selected and set up according to job requirements.

1.5

Health and safety requirements are identified and applied to planning.

2

Set up printer.

2.1

Print heads are checked for serviceability, monitored, and adjusted or serviced when required.

2.2

Print media is selected appropriate to type of digital printing required and loaded into printer according to manufacturer specifications.

2.3

Correct profile for the media is selected to meet job requirements.

2.4

Feed and bi-directional calibration are adjusted to suit given media.

3

Produce printed sign.

3.1

Print ready digital file is checked for correct output profiles and adjustments are made as required to suit output device and media.

3.2

Correct colour profiles are applied to file to accurately reproduce colours.

3.3

Image resolution is checked and confirmed as appropriate to output specifications.

3.4

Bleeds, printer marks and contour cuts are applied.

3.5

Digital file is sent to be ripped as required.

3.6

Test prints are printed, quality checked against job requirements, and modifications are made to files and output devices as required to improve print quality.

3.7

Printed sign is checked for quality and client requirements and printed in quantities and according to specifications.

4

Laminate printed sign.

4.1

Laminator and laminate are selected according to type of printed media and job requirements and are prepared for use.

4.2

Laminate is loaded into laminator, machine controls are adjusted, and laminate is applied to printed media to manufacturer specifications.

4.3

Laminated sign is checked for quality and client requirements, defects are identified and rectified or sign is reprinted and laminated until client requirements are met.

4.4

Laminated sign is stored safely.

5

Clean up.

5.1

Work area is cleaned and waste materials sorted and removed according to regulatory authority requirements.

5.2

Equipment and printer components are checked and routine maintenance is undertaken, or arranged with external provider as required.