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: identify 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 describe ergonomic principles for the safe operation of a computer system

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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Version 6 This unit standard and unit standard 3643 have been replaced by unit standard 26323.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

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

Make plates for digital printing
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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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.

Standard-setting body:

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

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; assemble job requirements, run job, and check output; undertake print finishing tasks and prepare job for despatch, and clean and maintain work area.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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

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.

Standard-setting body:

Competenz - Communications and Media

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:

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

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 processes; maintain and configure a digital still camera; present digital photographs taken using a digital still camera; download and manipulate images from a digital still camera; and open and print a range of images saved from a digital still camera.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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 able to: check job documentation, and prepare machine and files for printing dynamic documents with variable data; print dynamic documents; and undertake print finishing tasks and prepare jobs for despatch.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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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People credited with this unit standard are 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 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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; substrates, inks and toners, quality control procedures; and industry terms, fonts, file formats and colour theory applicable to digital printing.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Create simple jobs using digital processes for printing

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Version 2 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.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Level 4

Solve problems on customer supplied files for digital printing

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Version 4

20099 Unit Standard 30 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to, on customer supplied files for digital printing: describe problems found; demonstrate knowledge of solutions to common problems found; and analyse and rectify problems found.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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

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 for printing; and print large format graphics using a range of different media.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Undertake digital imaging for digital processes for print

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25342 Unit Standard 20 Credits

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

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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; and draw vector and raster illustrations for digital printing processes.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Create and design documents digitally for printing

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Version 2 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; proof and save documents and make corrections; and print jobs.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Prepare and present digital files for printing

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Version 2 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; preflight digital files for printing; and present digital files.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Demonstrate knowledge of colour and its management for the print industry

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Version 2 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, demonstrate knowledge of colour gamuts, spaces and ICC profiles; describe procedures for measuring colour for printing; analyse the working environment for light and the viewing of colour, and identify improvements which could be made to standardise viewing conditions.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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, and make corrections.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

Demonstrate knowledge of typography

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33188 Unit Standard 15 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of: the structure and use of typefaces; the history of typefaces; and how typefaces are used in branding.

Consent & Moderation Requirements:

CMR 13 Word PDF

Standard-setting body:

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

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:

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

Demonstrate knowledge of typography and design a logotype
This standard is expiring. The last date for assessment to take place is 31 December 2025.

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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.

Standard-setting body:

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

Data as at 22 February 2024