Operate a database for digital 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 ICPPP385C, 'Operate a database for digital printing'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Operate a database for digital printing' 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



1. Enter and retrieve data

1.1. All data required for the job is checked and confirmed against job specifications

1.2. Data is accurately entered and completed to meet job specifications

1.3. Fields are created or modified to effectively meet job specifications whilst maintaining the integrity of existing data

1.4. Data structure is maintained according to job specifications

1.5. Automated facilities for data checking are used effectively

1.6. Data is located and retrieved as required by the job

1.7. The help function is used to find solutions to queries if required

1.8. Files are saved to preserve data integrity and to comply with organisational requirements

2. Set extraction requirements

2.1. The database fields meet the placement requirements for the document format

2.2. Client data requirements are prepared by interrogating the database

2.3. The information extracted to the template is correctly processed and saved according to job specifications

2.4. A composition engine is used to achieve the required data format and page layout requirements for merging variable data and static elements

3. Test data

3.1. Data is checked to ensure it is uncorrupted

3.2. Data is in the correct sequence required for the run

3.3. Required dynamic links operate correctly and settings conform to job specifications

3.4. Any adjustments required are made and retested

4. Output data

4.1. The database is configured to the printer and the printer output parameters are set to meet output requirements

4.2. Quality standards for data output are confirmed according to job specifications

4.3. The run is monitored to identify improvement opportunities and to maintain quality

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPPP385C 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)
  • ICP40510 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Mail House)
  • ICP20310 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)
  • ICP50110 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Production)
  • ICP50310 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)
  • ICP40210 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP50210 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP31010 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Mail House)
  • ICP30410 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)
  • ICP40110 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)
  • ICP40310 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)