Course Title: Demonstrate knowledge and requirements of graphic pre-press

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5069

Course Title: Demonstrate knowledge and requirements of graphic pre-press

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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)


Term1 2007,
Term1 2008

Course Contact: Annette Cook

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare electronic files for pre- press processing.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ICPKN11A Demonstrate Knowledge/Rqrmnt Grph Prepress


Demonstrate basic knowledge of colour theory

Demonstrate basic knowledge of costs of production

Demonstrate knowledge of converting and finishing processes

Demonstrate knowledge of government acts and regulations

Demonstrate knowledge of pre–press processes

Demonstrate knowledge of pre–press requirements for printing and finishing processes

Demonstrate knowledge of printing industry terminology and vocabulary

Demonstrate knowledge of printing processes

Demonstrate knowledge of substrates and inks

Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

The assessment will be as follows:
- Exercises
- Practical projects
- Tests
- Journal

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time and in response to each submission.

A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work. A graded assessment will also occur for this course.

To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.

This course is co-assessed with GRAP 5156 Combine & assemble data.