Course Title: Operate a database for digital printing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5284

Course Title: Operate a database for digital printing

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Brunswick Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Garry Amy

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to enter, retrieve and prepare data for personalised printing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPPP385C Operate a database for digital printing


1. Enter and retrieve data

2. Set extraction requirements

3. Test data

4. Output data

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the individual to enter, retrieve and prepare data for personalised printing by integrating a database with a layout.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the ability to:

   -  entering, retrieving and preparing data for personalised printing. Both text and graphic may be used with fixed placement

   -  demonstrate an ability to find and use information relevant to the task from a variety of information sources

   -  for valid and reliable assessment of this unit, evidence should be gathered over a period of time through a range of methods for assessment to indicate consistent performance

   -  evidence for assessment may be gathered from assessment of the unit of competency alone or through an integrated assessment activity.