Domain - Digital Processes for Print

Domain - Digital Processes for Print

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Level 2

Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices in a digital print environment

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23554 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, in a digital print environment: demonstrate knowledge of statutory rights and responsibilities; demonstrate knowledge of, and comply with, safety requirements; demonstrate knowledge of emergency and evacuation procedures, and fire emergency procedures; observe good work practices; and demonstrate knowledge of ergonomic principles for the safe operation of a computer system.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Level 3

Draw imposition schemes and impose pages for printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3643 have been replaced by unit standard 26323.

17927 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard can draw imposition schemes and impose pages for printing.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Make plates for digital printing

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Version 4 This unit standard replaced unit standard 2306, unit standard 2307, unit standard 2308, unit standard 2309, and unit standard 3126.

17928 Unit Standard 8 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the dangers associated with UV (ultraviolet) light sources and chemicals; process plates for printing and carry out a routine maintenance schedule for the platemaking area.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce black and white and colour printed documents using a digital copier

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20097 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare machine(s) for print; check electronic files for problems and/or faults in accordance with workplace practices; assemble job requirements, run job, and check output; undertake print finishing tasks and prepare job for despatch, and follow good work practices and housekeeping procedures in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of requirements for digital printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17921 and unit standard 20096.

23556 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the operation of a digital printer; demonstrate knowledge of colour theory and use colour terms; demonstrate understanding of halftones, and quality control procedures in the digital printing environment; demonstrate knowledge of substrates used for digital printing; use industry terms and vocabulary applicable to digital printing; and demonstrate knowledge of packing and despatch.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Create documents for digital printers using basic software
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard has been replaced by unit standard 27881. This unit standard replaced unit standard 20098.

23558 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: create a wide range of documents using commonly used software applications, and edit and print simple images using a software application, in accordance with workplace practices.

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Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Apply finishing processes used in large format digital printing

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23829 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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This unit standard is for experienced people working in the print or signmaking industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of finishes used in large format digital printing, and use finishing techniques and materials for large format digital printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of digital photography, operate a camera and prepare images for production

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25398 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of digital photography for digital processes, and maintain and configure a digital still camera, in accordance with workplace practices; present photographs using a digital still camera for digital processes; download and manipulate images; and open and print a range of images saved from a digital still camera.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce dynamic documents containing variable data using a digital printer

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26692 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are, in accordance with workplace practices, able to: check job documentation, and prepare machine and files for printing dynamic documents with variable data; print dynamic documents to meet job requirements; and undertake print finishing tasks and prepare jobs for despatch.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

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Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Identify and operate stand-alone finishing equipment in a retail digital print environment and prepare jobs for despatch

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26693 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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This unit standard has been developed for people training or working in a retail digital print environment. People credited with this unit standard are, in accordance with workplace practices, able to identify, set up, and operate stand-alone finishing equipment in a digital print environment, and prepare jobs for despatch.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate industry knowledge for digital printing

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27668 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: requirements for digital printing; substrates and inks and toners used for digital printing; quality control procedures in digital printing; and industry terms, fonts, file formats and colour theory applicable to digital printing; in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Create simple jobs using digital processes for printing

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 23558.

27881 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to create jobs using a software application, and print jobs, in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Level 4

Solve problems on customer supplied files for digital printing

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20099 Unit Standard 40 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of problems; demonstrate knowledge of solutions to common problems; and identify, analyse, and solve problems; found on customer supplied files.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate advanced industry knowledge for digital printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17922.

23557 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the characteristics of substrates used in digital printing that affect the product; the factors that determine the choice of digital print production process to meet customer requirements; the basics of the GS1 bar coding system; the requirements for product bar coding tolerances; and research change in the digital print industry; and demonstrate knowledge of the use of colour profiles in the printing processes.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Print large format documents using a range of media

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23828 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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This unit standard is for experienced people working in the print or signmaking industries. People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of a wide range of media used in large format digital printing; demonstrate knowledge of a range of inks used in large format inkjet printers; maintain the printer and the surrounding environment to ensure suitability for printing; and print large format graphics using a range of different media to meet customer specifications.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Undertake digital imaging for digital processes for print

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17925.

25342 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: select, source, and download images, to meet the job requirements; create and manipulate digitised images; and edit, save and print images to meet the job requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Draw vector and raster illustrations using illustrative techniques for digital printing processes

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26118 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of illustrative techniques and the use of software to reproduce the techniques in electronic files as vector images, and draw vector and raster illustrations to meet the job requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce jobs on a digital press

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27772 Unit Standard 35 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: work with customer to determine and understand job requirements; set up a digital press to produce jobs; produce jobs on a digital press; and undertake post press tasks in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Create and design documents digitally for printing

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17923.

27883 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: produce briefs and design documents for jobs; create and design documents digitally to meet job requirements; proof and save documents and make corrections; and print jobs in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Prepare and present digital files for printing

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 17926.

27884 Unit Standard 25 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare source files for different printing processes and preflight digital files for printing in accordance with workplace practices; and present digital files to meet printing press requirements.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of colour and its management for the print industry

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Version 1 This unit standard replaced unit standard 24514 and unit standard 24515.

28074 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of colour and how it is perceived, colour gamuts, spaces and ICC profiles; describe procedures for measuring colour for printing; and analyse the working environment for light and the viewing of colour.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Produce interactive pdf files for online or screen display

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28075 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: prepare an interactive pdf file to a given brief; produce documents digitally; create navigation that is consistent and user friendly; and proof and edit documents, test navigation and links, make corrections and obtain customer approval in accordance with workplace practices.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Level 5

Create a colour managed process for digital printing
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3 This unit standard and unit standard 24514 have been replaced by unit standard 28074.

24515 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: analyse the working environment for light and the viewing of colour; create and apply profiles for equipment, and optimise software settings; and test and adjust colour profiles and settings in accordance with workplace practices, to ensure a good colour match.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz

Demonstrate knowledge of typography and design a logotype

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27669 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the structure and use of typefaces; demonstrate knowledge of and analyse the history of typefaces; demonstrate knowledge of how typefaces are used in branding; and design a logotype with a recognizable New Zealand influence for a New Zealand company and produce a style guide for the logotype's use.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 5 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media Competenz

Data as at 27 September 2021