Design complex carton

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 ICPPP481C, 'Design complex carton'.
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. Discuss brief with client to ensure requirements are understood

1.2. Check that all relevant information is in the brief ie end use, dimensions and product characteristics

2. Design carton to suit requirements of the brief

2.1. Determine appropriate carton style, size, material and calliper to meet the client brief

2.2. Use scanners or digitisers to import design material into computer program

2.3. Draw design using computer program

2.4. Set height, width and depth and gluing flap dimensions to meet the requirements of the client brief

2.5. Requirements for knife setting, stripping and gluing in production are checked and position is designed so as to have correct grain direction and to maximise use of material

3. Use plotter to cut sample

3.1. Output device (eg plotter) is set up ready for downloading design

3.2. Cutting and creasing depths are set

3.3. Calliper of material is checked

3.4. Material is positioned correctly

3.5. Output device is operated safely according to manufacturer's specifications and enterprise procedures

3.6. Routine machine maintenance is carried out

4. Assemble sample

4.1. Sample is cut by hand adopting safe practices

4.2. Cut sample is folded and glued by hand ensuring that angles and construction are correct

5. Check and adjust design

5.1. Sample is checked for conformance to the client brief

5.2. Design is adjusted if necessary to meet job specifications

6. Output design

6.1. Design is saved ready for downloading to forme cutter

6.2. Design is outputted as keyline for artwork or as film as required

6.3. Relevant paperwork is completed

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPPP481C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP30910 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Cartons and Corrugating)