Course Title: Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5288 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Digital Production)

Course Title: Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to work in or deal with information technology systems in the digital printing industry. It facilitates technical communication and the ability to work as a team member. No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPKN321A Apply knowledge and requirements of digital production


1. Apply knowledge of printing industry

2. Apply knowledge of Government Acts and regulations

3. Apply knowledge of digital production processes

4. Apply knowledge of digital printing processes

5. Apply knowledge of substrates and consumables

6. Apply knowledge of colour theory

7. Apply knowledge of converting and finishing processes

8. Demonstrate knowledge of production management systems

Learning Outcomes

Individuals working in the digital printing industry who are responsible for assisting and dealing with digital production workflow, such as job creation, printing and finishing typically apply the skills and knowledge outlined in this unit.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the ability to:

   -  demonstrate knowledge of digital production and related production processes so that job procedures, requirements and modifications have been implemented to job specifications

   -  establish and apply efficient production management information systems and accurately explain these systems to the production manager or client.