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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD THAT HAS PASSED THE END DATE: 

Prepare for DTP and print reproduction 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
117662  Prepare for DTP and print reproduction 
ORIGINATOR
SGB Marketing 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 03 - Business, Commerce and Management Studies Marketing 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
Undefined  Regular  Level 5  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L5 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Passed the End Date -
Status was "Registered" 
2005-10-12  2008-10-12  SAQA 0362/05 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2009-10-12   2012-10-12  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Learners credited with this unit standard are able to:

The qualifying learner is competent of:
  • Demonstrating an understanding of print reproduction.
  • Using appropriate peripherals to produce page/document. 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners accessing this qualification will have demonstrated competence in communicating verbally and in writing and computer technology at NQF Level 3 or equivalent. 

    UNIT STANDARD RANGE 
    Software will include but is not limited to; Adobe PhotoShop, Quark X Press, Adobe Indesign, Freehand, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat. 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Demonstrate an understanding of print reproduction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    The principles of layout, design and page make-up are explained. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Colour and resolution aspects are identified and described. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Software package is explained. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Use appropriate peripherals to produce page/document. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    Printer is selected and orientation, paper size and scale are checked. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    Images are made reproduction ready according to requirements. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    Layouts are created using appropriate software. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    Images are saved onto optical disc using correct disc and driver. 


    UNIT STANDARD ACCREDITATION AND MODERATION OPTIONS 
  • An individual wishing to be assessed (including through RPL) against this unit standard may apply to an assessment agency, assessor or provider institution accredited by the relevant ETQA.
  • Anyone assessing a learner against this unit standard must be registered as an assessor with the relevant ETQA.
  • Any institution offering learning that will enable achievement of this unit standard or assessing this unit standard must be accredited as a provider with the relevant ETQA.
  • Moderation of assessment will be conducted by the relevant ETQA at its discretion. 

  • UNIT STANDARD ESSENTIAL EMBEDDED KNOWLEDGE 
  • An understanding of the print production processes.
  • Knowledge of printers, their uses and application.
  • An understanding of the use of computer peripherals.
  • Knowledge of paper sizes, colour separation and colour versus black-and-white images. 

  • UNIT STANDARD DEVELOPMENTAL OUTCOME 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD LINKAGES 
    N/A 


    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems relating to printing of images and the use of computer peripherals. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, evaluate, organise and critically evaluate information pertaining to the preparation and printing of images/documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO SCIENCE 
    Use science and technology throughout the process of preparing and printing images/documents. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO DEMONSTRATING 
    Demonstrate the world as a set of related systems where the reproduction of quality documents/images has an impact on the success of the project. 

    UNIT STANDARD ASSESSOR CRITERIA 
    N/A 

    UNIT STANDARD NOTES 
    N/A 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Core  49603   Bachelor of Visual Communications  Level 6  Level TBA: Pre-2009 was L6  Reregistered  2021-06-30  CHE 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
    This information shows the current accreditations (i.e. those not past their accreditation end dates), and is the most complete record available to SAQA as of today. Some Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionaries have a lag in their recording systems for provider accreditation, in turn leading to a lag in notifying SAQA of all the providers that they have accredited to offer qualifications and unit standards, as well as any extensions to accreditation end dates. The relevant Primary or Delegated Quality Assurance Functionary should be notified if a record appears to be missing from here.
     
    NONE 



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