Manually prepare and produce screen prints

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 ICPSP270C, 'Manually prepare and produce screen prints'.
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. Identify job requirements

1.1. Material safety data sheets are used to identify safe chemical handling procedures

1.2. Substrate is checked for conformance to job specifications with any irregularities reported and/or rectified

1.3. Ink is checked for conformance to job specifications

1.4. Stencil is checked for conformance to job specifications

2. Prepare machine to print

2.1. Substrate position and stencil registration are adjusted according to job specifications

2.2. Ink is applied to the screen in the quantity required for the screen size

2.3. Equipment is kept clean and spillage is minimised

3. Produce proof print

3.1. Proof print is run off and checked for colour, strength, registration, adhesion, clarity, gloss level, drying/curing, artwork detail and other technical aspects according to job specifications

3.2. Adjustments are made according to product and machine specifications

3.3. Belt speed and energy required are set to achieve desired curing or drying properties

3.4. Appropriate approval to commence production is sought prior to commencement

4. Run job and monitor print quality

4.1. Printing speed production is adjusted to maximise quality and output

4.2. Print quality is continuously evaluated and adjusted as required

4.3. Effects of ink alterations during run are monitored and any discrepancy is notified according to enterprise procedures

4.4. Workplace documentation on job is completed as required

4.5. Curing and drying are constantly monitored and adjusted according to manufacturer's/ supplier's and job specifications

5. Carry out routine user maintenance

5.1. Equipment is cleaned according to enterprise procedures

5.2. Fault conditions are identified and reported according to enterprise procedures

6. Stack production output

6.1. Output is checked for thorough drying/curing before stacking

6.2. Job status and progress are checked for conformance to job specifications and any necessary action is taken

7. Conduct shutdown of the production process

7.1. Material is transferred to correct destination in a safe manner

7.2. Excess ink, screens, squeegees and flood coaters are removed and cleaned according to OHS requirements and manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

7.3. Waste materials and chemicals are disposed of according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications, regulatory requirements and enterprise procedures

7.4. Equipment and surrounding areas are cleaned according to manufacturer's/supplier's specifications

7.5. Tools and equipment are identified, stored and maintained according to manufacturer's specifications to ensure ease of access and operator safety

7.6. The correct procedure for dealing with spilt chemicals is demonstrated according to OHS requirements

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICPSP270C appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP20110 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • ICP20510 - Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Screen Printing)
  • ICP30512 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)
  • ICP30410 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)
  • ICP30510 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Printing)
  • ICP30412 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Printing)