Printing and Graphic Arts (Converting, Binding and Finishing)

Qualification Certificate II (NRT)
Course number 19761
National Code ICP20610
Training Package ICP10 - Printing and Graphic Arts
Program area Information Technology and Government  
Duration (nominal hours) 480
This course replaced 19315 - Printing and Graphic Arts (Converting, Binding an)

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Course overview

Course Description

This course is for people who perform a range of mainly routine tasks in
the converting, binding and finishing sector of the printing and graphic
arts industry. You will generally work under direct supervision and use
limited practical skills and fundamental operational knowledge in a
defined context.  

At the completion of this course you could undertake further study in other
related printing courses. For example;
-  ICP30710 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Print Finishing);
-  ICP30810 Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Sacks and Bags).

Career Opportunities

Assistant machinist, bench hand.

Entry Requirements

 There are no entry requirements for this qualification.
Candidates may enter the qualification with limited or no vocational experience
and without a relevant lower level qualification


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Locations & fees

TAFE NSW fees apply to offerings of this course at the following locations. Concessions or exemptions may apply for eligible students.

Year Half Year Fee Annual Fee
2014 $267 $534

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Location Attendance Status Week Starting How to Enrol
Ultimo Part Time Evening Available 03-Feb-2014 Enrol Now


Course structure

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What you must do to complete the course

The course structure below shows what you must do to complete this course.
units/modules are arranged in groups and sometimes also in subgroups.
You must complete each group as specified as well as following the course
completion instructions.   If a course contains optional groups there will
statement at the top of the course indicating how many you must do.  At the
top of any group containing optional subgroups there will be a statement
saying how many you must do.
This course reflects the packaging requirements for ICP20610 Certificate
II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Converting, Binding and Finishing) within
Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package (ICP10). The rules from the
ICP10 Training Package are as follows:
Total number of units = 15 units
* 4 core units, plus
* 11 elective units.
- 8 elective units must be selected from the elective units listed in the
qualification packaging rules.
- Up to 3 elective units may be selected from the remaining elective units
from qualifications at the same level or one level higher, in this Training
Package or any other endorsed Training Package or accredited course.
Elective units must be relevant to the qualification level, job role, work
outcome and industry requirements. Unit selection is by negotiation and
mutual agreement between the employee, employer and the RTO and is based
on enterprise and individual needs.
To satisfy the Training Package requirements, this TAFE NSW course has been
structured as follows:
A total of number of 15 units must be completed - 4 core plus 11 electives
Group 1 - Core Units
You must complete all four (4) core units.
Group 2 - Elective Units listed in ICP20610
You must complete between 8 - 11 elective units.
Group 3 - Elective Units from ICP10, other TPs/Accred Courses at AQF 2 or 3
You may complete up to 3 elective units
Students who require support to meet their learning goals may co-enrol in
the Learner Support course (TAFE Course Number 9999). Talk to your teacher
think you may require learner support.
Talk to your teacher and/or workplace trainer to ensure that your
combination of electives provides you with a suitable vocational outcome.
If you have completed other relevant training you may be eligible to have
units of competency from previous training counted towards completion for
this course. Talk to your teacher or workplace trainer if you think you
may be eligible for recognition for units previously completed.
Some units in this course may have prerequisites that must be completed in
a lower level qualification or selected as part of this course. Refer to
the Training Package or consult your teacher for information about
prerequisites to elective units.

Course Elective Completion:

At least 11 elective modules/units must be completed. These may be chosen from groups 2, 3

All module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
BSBSUS201A Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 20
ICPSU216C Inspect quality against required standards 20
ICPSU260C Maintain a safe work environment 20
ICPSU262C Communicate in the workplace 20
At least 8 and no more than 11 module/units must be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICPCF2101C Set up and run machine for sewing 30
ICPCF220C Produce basic converted or finished product 30
ICPCF221C Set up and produce basic guillotined product 40
ICPCF222C Set up and operate in-line cutter 30
ICPCF223C Set up machine for cutting (trimming) 30
ICPCF224C Produce cut (trimmed) product 30
ICPCF225C Set up machine for basic flat-bed die cutting or embossing 40
ICPCF226C Produce basic flat-bed die cut or embossed product 30
ICPCF227C Set up machine for basic rotary die cutting or embossing 30
ICPCF228C Produce basic rotary die cut or embossed product 30
ICPCF231C Set up machine for basic flat-bed cutting 30
ICPCF232C Produce basic flat-bed cut product 30
ICPCF235C Set up machine for basic rotary cutting 30
ICPCF236C Produce basic rotary cut product 30
ICPCF241C Set up machine for basic single or continuous folding 30
ICPCF242C Produce basic single or continuous folded product 30
ICPCF243C Set up machine for basic collating or inserting (sheet_section) 30
ICPCF244C Produce basic collated or inserted (sheet/section) product 30
ICPCF261C Set up machine for basic adhesive, mechanical or thermal fastening 30
ICPCF262C Produce basic adhesive, mechanical or thermal fastened product 30
ICPCF263C Set up and produce hand-fastened product 30
ICPCF281C Set up machine for basic laminating 30
ICPCF282C Produce basic laminated product 30
ICPCF294C Set up profile cutting for envelope manufacture 30
ICPSU120C Pack product 20
ICPSU201C Prepare, load and unload reels and cores on and off machine 30
ICPSU202C Prepare, load and unload product on and off machine 30
ICPSU203C Prepare and maintain the work area 30
ICPSU207C Prepare machine for operation (basic) 30
ICPSU208C Operate and monitor machines (basic) 30
ICPSU211C Prepare ink and additives 30
ICPSU212C Prepare coatings and adhesives 30
ICPSU221C Pack and dispatch product 30
ICPSU222C Pack and dispatch solid waste 30
ICPSU224C Perform basic machine maintenance 30
ICPSU225C Perform small machine maintenance 30
ICPSU235C Lift loads mechanically 30
ICPSU236C Shift loads mechanically 30
ICPSU241C Undertake warehouse or stores materials processing 30
ICPSU243C Reconcile process outputs 30
ICPSU261C Follow OHS practices and identify environmental hazards 20
ICPSU263C Perform basic industry calculations 30
ICPSU271C Provide basic instruction for a task 30
ICPSU280C Enter data into electronic system 30
ICPSU281C Use computer systems 40
MSACMC210A Manage the impact of change on own work 50
MSACMS200A Apply competitive manufacturing practices 50
MSACMS201A Sustain process improvements 50
MSACMT230A Apply cost factors to work practices 50
MSACMT240A Apply 5S procedures in a manufacturing environment 50
MSACMT280A Undertake root cause analysis 50
No more than 3 module/units may be completed
Modules/Units Name Hrs National Module(s)
ICPPR261C Set up for foil stamping 40
ICPPR262C Produce foil stamped product 40

Requirements to receive the qualification

To achieve qualification ICP20610 Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts
(Converting, Binding and Finishing) (19761), learners are required to complete
fifteen (15) units of competency, comprising:
-  four (4) compulsory units from Group 1
-  between eight (8) and eleven(11) elective units from Group 2
-  up to three (3) elective units from Group 3

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