This qualification is part of the Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package, Graphics stream, and provides training for employment as an assistant desktop publishing operator or printing hand. Desktop publishers produce professionally designed and presented documents,according to specified design and presentation requirements using desktop publishing software.
This traineeship in desktop publishing equips trainees with the necessary skills to perform basic functions such as design and creation of brochures, newsletters, fliers and other marketing materials. It will enable trainees to produce print ready materials using electronic media.
Tasks may include:
- Scanning of images for reproduction
- Use of computers
- Output of images to film and paper and electronically combining and assembling data
The work will be mostly hands-on with some project based learning and flexibility in choice of elective subjects.
Certificate II in Printing & Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) ICP20205
Brisbane, Gold Coast or Townsville and other regional areas throughout Queensland.
This course may be delivered through a combination of online, class, workplace, self-paced and distance learning.
To attain the ICP20205 Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) 14 units must be achieved.
Students must complete all 8 core units plus 6 elective units.
This course is structured through competency based training and assessment. Course duration is based on individual training requirements. 12 months for a full-time traineeship is an indication
There are no formal entry requirements for this course.
- Assistant desktop publisher
- Printers assistant
- Printing hand
The award of Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) will be given to students who successfully complete the prescribed units.
Further training may be sought in units listed in the Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package. Please contact your training consultant or an Axiom College representative for additional information.
Units of competency from certificate level II may provide articulation into higher level qualifications. Such articulation is subject to individual evaluation. The Certificate II in Printing and Graphic Arts (Desktop Publishing) qualification provides pathways into higher level qualifications in areas of multimedia, graphic pre-press and graphic design production.
Please phone Axiom College to discuss fee details for this course.
Axiom College has a rolling intake. Continuous enrolments allow students to commence training at any time.