Prepare machine and drying/curing unit

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 ICPSCP351, 'Prepare machine and drying/curing unit'.
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



Elements describe the essential outcomes.

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

1 Inspect screen

1.1 Screen frames are identified to determine colour sequence

1.2 Each screen frame is examined for defects and appropriate action taken

1.3 Each screen is taped as necessary

1.4 Screens are inspected against film positives, variations in centring, registration and alignment are noted, and appropriate action is taken

1.5 Screen frame, mesh and stencil are appropriately handled according to manufacturer or supplier specifications to prevent damage and hazards to personnel

2 Maintain and adjust machine

2.1 Machine is inspected and routine user maintenance is carried out according to manufacturer or supplier specifications and enterprise procedures

2.2 Required periodic adjustments and user maintenance items are made at correct times according to manufacturer or supplier specifications and enterprise procedures

3 Install screen frames and dry run machine

3.1 Laysheet is positioned in grippers and side-lay according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

3.2 Image position is established on laysheet

3.3 Screen frame is positioned in screen frame holder

3.4 Registration, alignment and centring are confirmed and screen clamps tightened to ensure no movement of the frame according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

3.5 Machine is run through printing cycle at same time, ensuring that substrate registers in lays and appropriate action is taken

4 Prepare and position flood bar and squeegees

4.1 Flood bar (for semi-automatic and automatic machines) and correct squeegee are assembled according to manufacturer or supplier specifications, ensuring that flood bar is free of nicks and burrs

4.2 Squeegee blade is sharpened according to manufacturer or supplier specifications and considering ink system to be used

4.3 Flood bar (for semi-automatic and automatic machines) and squeegee are positioned according to job specifications with squeegee at correct pre-determined angle

4.4 On and off contact (and peel-off if available) is adjusted to suit ink system and printing speed according to manufacturer or supplier specifications

4.5 Squeegee is correctly adjusted and brought into contact with substrate

5 Set up drying or curing unit

5.1 Belt speed and energy required are set to achieve desired properties and then printing speeds are adjusted accordingly

5.2 Stock is properly stacked at end of dryer