CPCCSG3009 - Screen-print signs

    Unit code: CPCCSG3009 | Study level: TAFE


    This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to screen-print signs.  The unit supports sign-writers who print directly on to materials, including fabric and paper, using screen-printing tools and techniques.


    For Melbourne campuses

    Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

    Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

    • must screen-print three signs each consisting of letters and at least one graphic as follows:
    • one sign must be screen-printed to one of the following metals: aluminium; stainless steel;
    • one sign must be screen-printed to one of the following fabrics: cotton; gauze; polyester; silk, and;
    • one sign must be screen-printed to at least one of the following substrates: glass; paper; plastic; wood.

    At least two of the above signs must measure at least 1 square metre.

    In doing the above work, the person must:

    • reproduce a design and transfer design to material for screen-printing;
    • cut screen design to shape, and;
    • construct screen ready for printing as appropriate to the task.

    Required reading

    The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

    As part of a course

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