Domain - Printing - Screen

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Level 2

Assist machine operator for screen printing

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16756 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: follow safety requirements for the equipment being used; check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; prepare substrates for screen printing; check film positives for faults; demonstrate knowledge of screens and stencils; assist with make ready and printing for single colour work to ensure that job requirements are met; and undertake post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate trade knowledge for screen printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard replaces unit standard 337.

5127 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use trade terms and vocabulary applicable to screen printing; follow written instructions and complete forms; use reference material to ensure procedures are followed and required standards are met; demonstrate knowledge of the factors contributing to production costs; explain the importance of confidentiality; use calculations, formulas, measuring systems and devices; demonstrate understanding of halftones; use instruction marks applicable to the process being undertaken; demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design and layout; and demonstrate knowledge of the machinery and equipment used in screen printing.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Reclaim screens using a pressure gun for screen printing

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5129 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare screen reclaiming chemicals for use in a pressure gun; wash screens using a pressure gun; and store screens in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Reclaim screens using an automatic machine, and maintain cleaning equipment for screen printing

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5130 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and prepare screen reclaiming chemicals for use in an automatic machine; wash screens using an automatic machine; store screens in accordance with workplace practices; and carry out routine maintenance on the automatic cleaning equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Wash up for screen printing

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Version 4

5131 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to select solvents for use in wash up procedures and wash up the press in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Level 3

Prepare, handle and store substrates required for screen printing

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Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5132, unit standard 5133, and unit standard 5134.

16795 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of substrates used in the workplace for screen printing, and prepare, handle and store substrates used for screen printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate industry knowledge for screen printing

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 5127 and unit standard 5128.

21328 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use terms and vocabulary applicable to screen printing; demonstrate understanding of halftones; demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design and layout; demonstrate knowledge of the machinery and equipment used in screen printing; use reference material to ensure procedures are followed and required standards are met; explain ways of overcoming problems associated with static electricity and relative humidity; demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of processes related to screen printing; demonstrate knowledge of colour theory and use colour terms; demonstrate knowledge of inks or dyes, and additives; and demonstrate knowledge of ink drying systems and equipment.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate advanced trade knowledge for screen printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

5128 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain ways of overcoming problems associated with static electricity and relative humidity; demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of inter-related processes; demonstrate knowledge of colour theory and use colour terms; demonstrate knowledge of inks or dyes, and additives; demonstrate knowledge of ink drying systems and equipment.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce screens, and make stencils using the capillary system, for screen printing

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Version 5

5135 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; check film positives for faults; select screens to suit the job; select stencils to suit the job; prepare screens for the stencils; make stencils using the capillary system; and make final preparation to screens ready for screen printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce screens, and make stencils using the direct emulsion system, for screen printing

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Version 5

5136 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; check film positives for faults; select screens to suit the job; select stencils to suit the job; prepare screens for the stencils; make stencils using the direct emulsion system; and make final preparation to screens ready for printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce screens, and make stencils using the indirect system, for screen printing

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Version 5

5137 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; check film positives for faults; select screens to suit the job; select stencils to suit the job; prepare screens for the stencils; make stencils using the indirect system; and make final preparation to screens ready for printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print single colour for flat sheet screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5139, unit standard 5140, unit standard 5141, unit standard 5142, and unit standard 5143 replaced unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5138 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; demonstrate knowledge of product bar code printing; prepare substrates for screen printing; set the screen for single colour flat sheet printing; prepare squeegee (and scraper if available) and place in the press; take the first prints and make adjustments; print single colour flat sheet work in position; and complete post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print multi colour (not process) for flat sheet screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5138, unit standard 5140, unit standard 5141, unit standard 5142, and unit standard 5143 replaced unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5139 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set and position the screens for multi colour (not process) flat sheet screen printing; undertake make ready tasks for multi colour flat sheet work; and print multi colour flat sheet work in close register.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print single colour for fabric (panel) screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5138, unit standard 5139, unit standard 5141, unit standard 5142, and unit standard 5143 replaced unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5140 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; prepare substrates for screen printing; set the screen for single colour fabric (panel) printing; prepare squeegee (and scraper if available) and place in the press; take the first prints and make adjustments; print single colour fabric (panel) work in position; and complete post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print multi colour (not process) for fabric (panel) screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5138, unit standard 5139, unit standard 5140, unit standard 5142, and unit standard 5143 replaced unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5141 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set and position the screens for multi colour (not process) fabric (panel) screen printing; undertake make ready tasks for multi colour fabric (panel) work; and print multi colour fabric (panel) work in close register.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print single colour for formed shapes screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5138, unit standard 5139, unit standard 5140, unit standard 5141, and unit standard 5143 replaced unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5142 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check documentation and confirm requirements for the job are available; demonstrate knowledge of product bar code printing; prepare substrates for screen printing; set the screen for single colour formed shapes printing; prepare squeegee (and scraper if available) and place in the press; take the first prints and make adjustments; print single colour formed shapes work in position; and complete post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Make ready and print multi colour (not process) for formed shapes screen printing

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Version 5 This unit standard, unit standard 5138, unit standard 5139, unit standard 5140, unit standard 5141, and unit standard 5142 replace unit standard 345, unit standard 347, and unit standard 348.

5143 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set and position the screens for multi colour (not process) formed shapes printing; undertake make ready tasks for multi colour formed shapes work; and print multi colour (not process) formed shapes work in close register.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Level 4

Make ready and print four colour process work for screen printing

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Version 3

16773 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set and position the screens for four colour process work; make ready the screen printing unit for four colour process work; and print four colour process work.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Carry out advanced make ready and print for screen printing

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Version 2 This unit standard replaces unit standard 6152, unit standard 6153, and unit standard 6154.

16796 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select and set squeegee, and scraper if available on the machinery being operated; describe methods of rectifying printing problems encountered during the print run; and solve printing problems encountered during the print run.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Undertake pre-make ready for screen printing

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Version 6 This unit standard replaced unit standard 344.

5144 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select inks or dyes for screen printing; mix and match inks or dyes, and select and use additives; demonstrate knowledge of the production of film positives for screen printing; and demonstrate knowledge of stripping and cutting film positives for screen printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Data as at 27 September 2021