Certificate III in Printing

Program Description

This qualification applies to individuals working as print machinists who typically set up and operate letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, gravure printing presses, digital printers or screen printers and work on a range of printed products. They prepare materials, monitor and run equipment and machinery and apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems. They may also provide leadership and guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others.


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Program Structure

Subject Code Subject Name
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
ICPSUP216 Inspect quality against required standards
ICPSUP260 Maintain a safe work environment
ICPSUP262 Communicate in the workplace
ICPSCP311 Reclaim screen manually
ICPSCP271 Manually produce basic screen prints
ICPSUP211 Prepare ink and additives
ICPSUP263 Perform basic industry calculations
ICPSCP233 Manually prepare direct emulsion stencil
ICPSUP202 Prepare, load and unload product on and off machine
ICPPRP382 Produce computer images for screen printing
ICPSUP281 Use computer systems
ICPSCP282 Prepare film for basic screen printing
ICPSCP373 emi-automatically produce complex screen prints
ICPSCP374 Operate a semi-automatic screen printing machine
ICPSCP215 Prepare screen
ICPPRN384 Set up and produce basic digital print
ICPPRN496 Set up and produce complex digital print
ICPKNW322 Apply knowledge and requirements of the printing and graphic arts industry
ICPSUP352 Plan operational processes
ICPPRP211 Develop a basic design concept

Possible Job Outcomes

• Digital Print Manager
• Digital Printer
• Print Machinist (Flexographic)
• Print Machinist (Gravure)
• Print Machinist (Lithographic)
• Print Machinist (Pad)
• Screen Printer