Produce gravure cylinders manually

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 ICPPP272C, 'Produce gravure cylinders manually'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Select the plate

1.1. The job specifications are interpreted to determine the appropriate type of cylinder base and/or shell for the job

1.2. The cylinder and/or shell is selected to deliver the quality of output required by the job brief

2. Pre-plan the process

2.1. The work area is tidied and cleaned to ensure quality of output and a safe work site

2.2. The exposure and coating equipment is maintained according to manufacturer's specifications and safety requirements

2.3. Exposure is controlled using step wedges and densitometry

2.4. The cylinder is coated according to manufacturer's specifications

2.5. The cylinder is exposed making sure image direction, autotrons and tracker lines are correctly positioned according to job specifications

2.6. OHS requirements are observed when handling chemicals

3. Expose the plate

3.1. The chemical balance is checked and maintained in the developing tank

3.2. The cylinder is developed according to manufacturer's specifications, enterprise procedures and safety requirements

4. Develop the plate

4.1. The etching bath is maintained to the correct activity level according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise procedures

4.2. The cylinder is etched according to the job specifications (cell depth)

5. Finish the plate

5.1. A chemical register is established to identify and describe the purpose of each chemical and to ensure finished cylinders meet set specifications

5.2. All chemicals used in the workplace are identified and registered correctly according to safe working practices environment when making plates

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPPP272C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP30210 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)
  • ICP20110 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • ICP30510 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)