Course Title: Generate complex imposition

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5288

Course Title: Generate complex imposition

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)

Face-to-Face or Internet

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 undertake complex electronic imposition

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPPP435C Generate complex imposition


1. Impose images electronically

2. Solve technical problems of imposition

Learning Outcomes

This unit requires the individual to develop an imposition that best meets the job specifications and substrate size with a minimum delay in workflow.

Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the ability to:

   -  imposition that best meets the job specifications and substrate size

   -  the underlying skill of solving complex technical problems of imposition to conform to brief specifications should be transferable across the design and pre-press sectors. It is important that the substrate for reproduction is identified and that the competencies be demonstrated with a clear identification of printing processes

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

   -  produce TWO complex impositions according to the listed Performance Criteria