Domain - Printing - Sheet-Fed

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Level 2

Demonstrate trade knowledge for sheet-fed printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 1 This unit standard replaces unit standard 351.

16508 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use trade terms and vocabulary applicable to sheet-fed 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; and demonstrate knowledge of halftones.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media

Level 3

Assist press operator for sheet-fed offset printing

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Version 6

10920 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: follow safety requirements for the press being used; check documentation and confirm that the requirements for the job are available; handle and store substrates for sheet-fed printing; identify and use additives and chemicals; assist in make ready and printing tasks; and carry out post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate knowledge of, and handle and store substrates used for sheet-fed printing

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Version 5

16509 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of substrates used for sheet-fed printing in the workplace; and handle and store substrates used for sheet-fed printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate trade knowledge for sheet-fed printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 4 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 26321. This unit standard replaced unit standard 352 and unit standard 16508.

20424 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: use trade terms and vocabulary applicable to sheet-fed printing; demonstrate knowledge of halftones; demonstrate knowledge of the machinery and equipment used in sheet-fed printing; explain ways of overcoming problems associated with static electricity and relative humidity in regard to sheet-fed printing, demonstrate knowledge of product bar code printing; demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of processes related to sheet-fed printing; demonstrate knowledge of colour theory and use colour terms.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready a sheet-fed offset printing press for spot colour work

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26319 replaced unit standard 3710, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3712, unit standard 3713, and unit standard 3714.

26318 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check job documentation and confirm that the requirements for the job are available; load the feeder stack; set the sheet control and inking systems; carry out other make ready tasks for sheet-fed offset spot colour printing; and take a print and prepare for sheet-fed offset spot colour printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Print spot colour close register sheet-fed offset work

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Version 2 This unit standard and unit standard 26318 replaced unit standard 3710, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3712, unit standard 3713, and unit standard 3714.

26319 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: follow safety requirements for the sheet-fed offset press; operate the feeder system, the printing unit and the delivery section; print two or more colour close register sheet-fed offset work to meet job requirements; check job is complete before wash-up, and undertake post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Demonstrate industry knowledge for sheet-fed printing

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Version 2

26321 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard in sheet-fed printing are able to: describe the use and application of halftones; demonstrate knowledge of image carriers; describe the machinery and equipment used in the workplace; outline problems and explain solutions associated with static electricity and relative humidity; demonstrate knowledge of product bar code printing; describe the requirements of sheet-fed printing processes, and factors affecting printing standards; describe characteristics and uses of inks and ink additives; demonstrate knowledge of ink drying systems and ink equipment, and environmental issues relevant to the print industry; and explain colour theory; and use colour terms.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

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

Version 3

352 Unit Standard 5 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; report faults when printing product bar codes; demonstrate knowledge of the requirements of inter-related processes; and demonstrate knowledge of colour theory and use colour terms.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media

Undertake pre-make ready for sheet-fed offset printing

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Version 7

355 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check job documentation and confirm that the requirements for the job are available; prepare substrates for sheet-fed printing; select and use chemicals required for sheet-fed offset dampening systems; check and confirm plates; apply knowledge of inks and ink additives for sheet-fed offset printing; and demonstrate knowledge of platemaking.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Wash up a sheet-fed offset printing press

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Version 7

365 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to wash up a sheet-fed offset printing press.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Undertake pre-press for sheet-fed letterpress work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

366 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: confirm components required for the sheet-fed letterpress job are available; prepare substrates for printing; confirm plates and type meet requirements of the job; and select, mix and match inks, and select and use ink additives.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready a sheet-fed letterpress printing press for single colour work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

368 Unit Standard 45 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: load the feeder stack; set the sheet control system; set the delivery section; trial run the press to confirm settings; use the point system when positioning plates; mount plates and lock up forme; set the inking system; and take test prints and prepare for production run.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Print single colour sheet-fed letterpress work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

370 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of factors affecting printing standards; follow start up and shut down procedures for the equipment being used; print single colour work in both black and coloured ink; check job is complete before wash up; and undertake post-press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready a sheet-fed non-registering or registering offset printing press for single colour work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3712, unit standard 3713, and unit standard 3714 have been replaced by unit standard 26318 and unit standard 26319. This unit standard replaced unit standard 357.

3710 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: load the feeder stack; set the sheet control system; set the delivery section; run the press to confirm settings; mount the plate; change the blanket and blanket cylinder packing; set the impression cylinder to ensure that the required print quality is achieved, set the damping system; set the inking system; and take test prints and prepare for a production run.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready a sheet-fed registering offset printing press for single colour work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 3710, unit standard 3712, unit standard 3713, and unit standard 3714 have been replaced by unit standard 26318 and unit standard 26319.

3711 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to set the sheet control system, and make ready the sheet-fed offset printing press for single colour work.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Print single colour work on a sheet-fed non-registering offset press
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 3710, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3713, and unit standard 3714 have been replaced by unit standard 26318 and unit standard 26319. This unit standard and unit standard 3713 replaced unit standard 361.

3712 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of factors affecting printing standards; print single colour sheet-fed offset work in both black and coloured ink; check job is complete before wash up; and undertake post press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Print single colour work on a sheet-fed registering offset press
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 3710, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3712, and unit standard 3714 have been replaced by unit standard 26318 and unit standard 26319. This unit standard and unit standard 3712 replaced unit standard 361.

3713 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of factors affecting printing standards; print single colour sheet-fed offset work in both black and coloured ink including halftones; maintain the operation of the feeder system; maintain operation of the printing unit ensuring the quality of the printed product meets the job requirements; monitor operation of the delivery section; check job is complete before wash up; and undertake post-press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make offset plates for sheet-fed small offset printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

3717 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to make offset plates for sheet-fed small offset printing.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Wash up a sheet-fed letterpress printing press
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

372 Unit Standard 5 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 a sheet-fed letterpress press in accordance with workplace practices.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 4

Make ready and print four colour process sheet-fed offset work

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Version 2 This unit standard replaced unit standard 3715 and unit standard 3716.

26320 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: make ready a sheet-fed offset printing press for four colour process work; print four colour process sheet-fed offset work; check job is complete before wash-up and undertake post-press; and make adjustments to press and equipment for sheet-fed offset printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Apply coatings using a sheet-fed press

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Version 2

26322 Unit Standard 12 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: check job documentation and confirm that the requirements for the job are available; select and prepare coating, set up the press for coating, take a proof and prepare for coating; maintain operation of the coating process and rectify or report any problems; and check job is complete before wash-up, and undertake post-press tasks.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council

Carry out advanced maintenance for sheet-fed printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7

354 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: adjust the various systems of the sheet-fed printing press and associated auxiliary equipment; and adjust and calibrate measuring gauges and instruments as available in the workplace.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready and print two or more colour close register sheet-fed offset work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard, unit standard 3710, unit standard 3711, unit standard 3712, and unit standard 3713 have been replaced by unit standard 26318 and unit standard 26319. This unit standard replaced unit standard 359 and unit standard 363.

3714 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: set the inking rollers; make ready the printing press for two or more colour close register sheet-fed offset work; print two or more colour close register sheet-fed offset work; and undertake post press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready and print four colour process sheet-fed offset work on a single or two colour press
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard and unit standard 3716 have been replaced by unit standard 26320.

3715 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: make ready the single or two colour sheet-fed offset printing press for four colour process work; print four colour process sheet-fed offset work on a single or two colour press; and undertake post press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Make ready and print two colour sheet-fed letterpress work
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard replaced unit standard 369 and unit standard 371.

3718 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: make ready the printing press for two colour close register sheet-fed letterpress work; prepare auxiliary equipment required for the job; print two colour close register sheet-fed letterpress work including numbering and perforating; and undertake post press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Level 5

Make ready and print four colour process sheet-fed offset work on a four colour press
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 7 This unit standard and unit standard 3715 have been replaced by unit standard 26320. This unit standard replaced unit standard 364 and unit standard 360.

3716 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: make ready the four colour sheet-fed offset printing press for four colour process work; print four colour process sheet-fed offset work on a four colour press; and undertake post press tasks.

Standard-setting body:

Te P?kenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

Data as at 24 February 2024