Set up and operate automated workflow

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 ICPPRP484, 'Set up and operate automated workflow'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Books
Reference books for 'Set up and operate automated workflow' 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

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1 Check job files and perform pre-flight

1.1 All details required for the job are checked and confirmed against job specifications

1.2 Files are loaded and all file resources are checked to determine if file is ready for production

1.3 File format is identified and best method of submission is chosen

1.4 Missing fonts are, where available, embedded and image data optimised, cropped and/or compressed, if necessary

1.5 Hairlines are thickened to a minimum width, if necessary

1.6 Layout images are assigned as high resolution data and down sampled

1.7 Thumbnails are generated for viewing pages

2 Create portable job ticket format processors

2.1 Parameters for individual elements or steps for all phases of the job are defined

2.2 All job phases are sequenced according to workflow and enterprise processes

2.3 If necessary, access levels are set for operators

2.4 Workflow definition is reviewed and saved

3 Transform colours

3.1 Assigned colour libraries are checked for consistency and colour names are converted if inconsistency is present

3.2 Spot colours are converted to process colours where necessary

3.3 Output colours are matched to colours input using selected International Colour Consortium (ICC) profile

3.4 Colours are set for final proof output

4 Set trapping parameters

4.1 Portable job ticket format trapping settings are used and additional trapping requirements added where appropriate

4.2 Traps are viewed and checked in file

4.3 If necessary traps are edited, removed or replaced

4.4 An appropriate separation-capable proofis viewed to ensure separations will output as expected

5 Proof pages

5.1 Imposition plan is assigned to the job

5.2 Form proof from plotter is printed containing all printer marks, and signature marks are viewed for final checking

5.3 Pages are outputted on a page proofer and checked

5.4 Any required changes are made and proof is approved by client

6 Prepare for output

6.1 Jobs to be imaged are outputted to film or plate

6.2 CIP3/CIP4 data is captured and dealt with according to enterprise procedures

6.3 Information for presetting of cutting and folding machines is generated if required and plug-ins are available

6.4 Print Production Format files are exported to or saved for the print console and outputted for plate or film imaging

6.5 Job data is saved and archived as required

6.6 Documentation is signed-off according to enterprise procedures