Certificate III in Print Communications ICP31415

The Certificate III in Print Communications (ICP31415) is suitable for trainees wishing to gain a broad and thorough knowledge of the Printing and Graphic Arts industry. The course provides the opportunity to develop pre-press skills in typography, design and layout, preparation of files for print, scanning images, image outputting, imposition and a range of current industry software applications.

Qualifications
Students successfully completing the course will receive the Certificate III in Print Communications (ICP31415)

JOB PROSPECTS
Graduates of the Certificate III in Print Communications (ICP31415) course will be able to seek employment as Graphic Pre-Press Tradesperson.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Successful completion of year 11 or equivalent

All students entering this quali­fication must have an English language profi­ciency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent internationally recognized exam result in line with DIBP requirements or
  • IELTS band score of 4.5 ( Academic or general version) or equivalent combined with Satisfactory completion of at least 20 weeks of ELICOS or
  • Completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualifi­cation from an English – Language speaking country.
  • Be eligible for an English language exemption in line with DIBP requirements

SELECTION CRITERIA
Assessment of previous training/experience, if relevant, will be made as part of the application process.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

Unit Code Title Core/Elective
ICPSUP216 Inspect quality against required standards Core
ICPSUP260 Maintain a safe work environment Core
ICPSUP262 Communicate in the workplace Core
BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Core
ICPKNW322 Develop knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry Elective A
CUAGRD302 Use typography techniques Elective A
ICPPRP211 Develop a basic design concept Elective A
ICPPRP221 Select and apply type Elective A
ICPPRP224 Produce pages using a page layout application Elective A
ICPPRP225 Produce graphics using a graphics application Elective A
ICPPRP333 Electronically combine complex images Elective A
ICPPRP321 Produce a typographic image Elective A
ICPPRP322 Digitise images for reproduction Elective A
ICPPRP324 Create pages using a page layout application Elective A
ICPPRP334 Prepare an imposition format for printing processes Elective B
ICPPRN284 Use colour management systems Elective B
ICPPRP284 Produce PDF files for online or screen display Elective A
ICPDMT321 Capture a digital image Elective B
ICPDMT322 Edit a digital image Elective A
ICPPRP325 Create graphics using a graphics application Elective B
ICPPRP396 Generate high-end PDF files Elective B
ICPPRP423 Apply colour to design brief Elective B

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Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media) CUA51015

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to plan, carry out and evaluate the work of self and/or team in the film, television, radio and interactive media industries. The specific target group of NIT for this course are international students with basic to mid level skills and knowledge in interactive media, interested in developing a range of specialised and technical skills in digital animation, 3D models and environment, and special effects.

Qualifications
On successfully completing this course, graduates will receive the nationally recognised CUA51015 Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media).

JOB PROSPECTS
On successful completion of the course graduates can seek employment in one of the job roles specified such as animation/digital effects designer, creative technologist, and interactive media creator/designer/developer.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
RTO Has determined that for the purpose of entry to this qualification any AQF vocational qualification at or above Cert IV level is a relevant qualification.

All students entering this quali­fication must have an English language profi­ciency level of one of the below:

  • IELTS band score of 5.5 (Academic or general version) or equivalent internationally recognized exam result, or
  • IELTS band score of 5.0 (Academic or general version) then Satisfactory completion of ELICOS or ESL up to 20 weeks at upper intermediate level or
  • Upper Intermediate (General English) or higher certificate from a CRICOS registered English language training provider
  • In the 2 years before commencing the course, has completed secondary studies equivalent to an Australian Year 12 qualification from an English language speaking country.
  • In the 2 years before commencing the course, has completed, in Australia and in the English language, either the Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial component of a course leading to a qualification from the Australian Qualifications Framework at the Certificate III or higher level.

Nova Institute of Technology also has students to an online English proficiency test to ensure that students have the English language capacity to successfully complete this course.

For overseas students on an Australian student visa, NIT has a requirement that all students must be over 18 years of age at the commencement of course.

It is recommended that students have attained a year 12 certificate or equivalent.

Pathways

NIT has direct pathway in place for graduates of this course to the Bachelor of Interactive Media Design at Chisholm Institute. NIT graduates electing this option are eligible for 1 year credit of the Bachelor of Interactive Media Design at Chisholm.

UNIT OF COMPETENCY

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge Core
CUAPPR505 Establish and maintain safe creative practice Core
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts Core
CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations Group A Elective
CUAANM502 Create 3D digital environments Group A Elective
CUADIG502 Design digital applications Group A Elective
CUADIG504 Design games Group A Elective
CUADIG505 Design information architecture Group A Elective
CUADIG506 Design interaction Group A Elective
CUAANM303 Create 3D digital models Group C Elective
CUAANM402 Create digital visual effects Group C Elective
CUAANM403 Create titles for screen productions Group C Elective
CUADIG402 Design user interfaces Group C Elective
CUADIG403 Create user interfaces Group C Elective
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation Group D Elective
BSBCRT501 Originate and develop concepts Core
CUAANM302 Create 3D digital animations Group A Elective

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