Prepare artwork for screen printing

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 ICPPP283C, 'Prepare artwork for screen printing'.
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. Assess the requirements of the brief

1.1. The printing requirements of the layout brief are determined for printing feasibility

1.2. The brief is broken down into stages of production in order to determine a plan of procedure

1.3. A plan of action is determined to meet the time requirements of each stage so that deadlines are identified and adhered to

1.4. Correct design and typographic terms are used to facilitate communication

2. Assemble layout materials

2.1. Client copy and images are assembled to conform to the client brief

2.2. Library files are accessed for relevant data to conform to the brief

2.3. Appropriate equipment and materials to complete the layout are assembled to enable the brief to be undertaken efficiently

3. Construct a simple graphic design

3.1. Client requirements are checked to ensure the design concept matches the brief

3.2. Preliminary graphic design ideas are sketched according to the brief

3.3. A simple graphic design concept is rendered electronically or manually to conform to the brief

3.4. The rendered graphic design is checked for conformance to the brief

4. Produce finished artwork

4.1. A layout grid is ruled up according to the brief

4.2. Type selection, style and size are selected for the theme and readability and are fitted into the grid space allocated to conform to the brief

4.3. Originals and elements are selected, scaled and cropped appropriately to fit the grid space allocated

4.4. The components of the layout are positioned accurately using keylines to conform to the grid framework

4.5. Overlays/colour roughs are created to conform to the brief

5. Check for suitability

5.1. The layout is checked to eliminate omissions and errors

5.2. The layout design is checked for conformance to the brief

5.3. Proofs are produced for hard copy checking

5.4. The layout is rendered ready to present to the client

6. Tidy materials and store data

6.1. Equipment and materials are returned to storage according to enterprise procedures

6.2. Design data and materials are filed ready for future retrieval according to enterprise procedures

6.3. The design area is cleaned to enterprise procedures ready for re-use

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPPP283C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP20110 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • ICP30610 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)
  • ICP20510 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)