The Certificate III in Prepress Graphic Design Production is designed for employed apprentices who work in a digital design and output environment.
Career opportunities, include:
- digital media designer
- multimedia graphic designer
- assistant graphic artist
- multimedia content author
- multimedia designer
- print finishing artist
- multimedia production technician
- pre-press operator
- pre-press technician
- digital production controller
- pre-press worker
Pathways to further study:
- ICP40120 Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts Management
- ICP50120 Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts Business Management
Studying the Certificate III in Prepress Graphic Design Production at Holmesglen
This accredited program is made up of 21 units that have been chosen by Holmesglen based on feedback from industry and staff qualifications. Our qualified and experienced trainers offer personalised support to suit your needs. If you have already completed one or more of these units before, these may be counted towards the completion of this course.
||Maintain a safe work environment
||Edit digital images
||Inspect quality against required standards in a production environment
||Generate complex imposition
||Develop detailed design concepts
||Capture digital images
||Develop basic design concepts
||Select and apply type
||Produce PDF files for online and screen display
||Produce typographic images
||Generate high-end PDF files
||Develop and apply knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry
||Produce and manage basic digital print
||Communicate in the workplace
||Produce pages using a page layout application
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Produce graphics using graphics applications
||Use colour management systems
||Use colour management for production
| Code || Name |
|ICPSUP2600||Maintain a safe work environment|
|ICPDMT3220||Edit digital images|
|ICPSUP2160||Inspect quality against required standards in a production environment|
|ICPPRP4350||Generate complex imposition|
|ICPPRP3110||Develop detailed design concepts|
|ICPDMT3210||Capture digital images|
|ICPPRP2110||Develop basic design concepts|
|ICPPRP2210||Select and apply type|
|ICPPRP2840||Produce PDF files for online and screen display|
|ICPPRP3210||Produce typographic images|
|ICPPRP3960||Generate high-end PDF files|
|ICPKNW3220||Develop and apply knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry|
|ICPPRN2820||Produce and manage basic digital print|
|ICPSUP2620||Communicate in the workplace|
|ICPPRP224||Produce pages using a page layout application|
|BSBSUS201||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|ICPPRP2250||Produce graphics using graphics applications|
|ICPPRN284||Use colour management systems|
|ICPPRN3870||Use colour management for production|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
You must have a training agreement in place with a registered employer from a relevant industry.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training applicants are required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training review. These will assist with determining suitability to the course, verify the training plan and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
On completing the 21 units of competency - five core and sixteen electives - you will be awarded the ICP31420 Certificate III in Prepress Graphic Design Production
How to apply
A training contract must be completed by the employer and apprentice within the first two weeks of employment.
An Australian Apprenticeship Support Network representative will visit the workplace to complete the training contract with the employer and the apprentice.
Visit Australian apprenticeships.gov.au for more information.
If you have further questions about your application, please contact the department:
1300 639 888
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Gov. subsidised Apprenticeship||$4,641.00|
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession