Create pages using a page layout application

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 ICPPP324C, 'Create pages using a page layout application'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Create pages using a page layout application' 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

ELEMENT

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA

1. Confirm client design brief

1.1. Details of the client design brief are reviewed and clarified with client or supervisor

1.2. The type of document is determined and production requirements are assessed

1.3. Client copy and images are assembled to conform to the design brief

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

2. Set up document

2.1. A master page for multiple pages and with multiple columns is set up

2.2. Required text is prepared and formatted and appropriate fonts and size are selected

2.3. Master pages, templates and style sheets, as appropriate, are used consistently to ensure data is the same after exchange or transfer

2.4. Text boxes and columns are correctly linked for text flow and chapter heading hierarchies are selected

2.5. Colour palettes are set up according to the design brief

2.6. Document set up is completed to conform to requirements of the final media and design brief

3. Arrange elements on page

3.1. Imported text or data from other applications is correctly formatted and any cross-application formatting issues are resolved

3.2. Elements are created and arranged on page to conform to the design brief

3.3. Graphics and other elements are imported from other applications and correctly formatted and arranged

3.4. Elements are arranged in layers according to the design brief

4. Finalise artwork

4.1. Pages and combined elements are composed correctly to suit specified sheet size

4.2. Numerical sequence and laydown of the product or mock-up is correctly identified to meet binding and finishing requirements

4.3. A bleed allowance is incorporated in margins and borders

5. Check quality

5.1. Text is reviewed for possible errors and omissions and errors are discussed with the client or supervisor

5.2. Overall balance of the layout and correct colour blends and gradients are maintained in the arrangement of the elements

5.3. Completed file is sent to be ripped

5.4. A proof is created and rechecked for errors, omissions and the overall balance of the layout

5.5. Necessary changes are made, reviewed on screen and reproofed as required

5.6. The job is saved according to enterprise procedures

5.7. A digital proof or PDF is created to present to client


Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPPP324C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP30210 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)
  • ICP30310 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP30110 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Design Production)