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Qualification Title New Zealand Certificate in Direct Mail Production (Level 3) with strands in Inserting, Laser Printing, and Variable Data Merging
Qualification Type Certificate
Level 3
Credits 65
Subject Area
  • Engineering and Related Technologies » Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology » Printing
Strategic Purpose Statement
This qualification provides the direct mail production industry with individuals who have attained the knowledge and skills required to work safely and effectively as an operator. Each strand in the qualification represents a process undertaken in direct mail production.

The qualification has been designed for individuals who are interested in a career as a direct mail production operator, already in the industry or people intending to enter the industry.

Graduates will be able to work under limited supervision.
Graduate profile
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Maintain personal safety around machinery to ensure safety standards are met in the workplace.
- Implement a range of technical production skills to support direct mail production requirements.
- Apply knowledge of relevant industry terminology, machinery, equipment to production processes in a direct mail production environment.
- Apply direct mail production finishing techniques to meet customer specifications and direct mail production industry standards.
- Apply problem solving techniques to solve problems in a direct mail production environment.

Graduates of the Inserting strand will also be able to:
- Operate the inserting equipment required to insert product for the direct mail production industry.

Graduates of the Laser Printing strand will also be able to:
- Operate the laser printing equipment required to produce laser printed product for the direct mail production industry.

Graduates of the Variable Data Merging strand will also be able to:
- Prepare and merge data for variable data printing for the direct mail production industry.
Education pathways
Graduates of this qualification may progress to the New Zealand Certificate in Print (Level 4) with strands in Digital Printing, Offset Printing, Reel Fed Printing and Screen Printing [Ref: 3199].
Employment pathways
Graduates of this qualification will be able to work as an operator in a range of workplaces that involve direct mail production. Further training and work experience could lead to a supervisory role in the direct mail production industry.

Individuals will have increased independence and tino rangatiratanga to participate in whānau, hapū, iwi, community, and society.To find out more about employment opportunities click on the CareersNZ logo, then the provider who offers this qualification.
Entry Requirements Not available
Education Organisation Te Pukenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology
Developed By Hanga-Aro-Rau Manufacturing, Engineering and Logistics Workforce Development Council
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number 3197
Status Current
Created April 2016
Next Review June 2028
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