The Printing and Graphic Arts IRC is responsible for national training package qualifications relevant to the following specialisations within the printing and graphic arts sector: Cardboards, cartons and corrugations; converting, binding and finishing; desktop publishing; digital printing; digital production; graphic pre-press; ink manufacture; mail house; multi-channel communications; print production support; printing; sacks and bags; and screen printing.
These qualifications are included in the ICP – Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package.
The IRC will consult widely during any future training package development process, providing opportunity for interested parties to make a contribution.
Technical Advisory Committees may also be established to inform future work, utilising a broad range of stakeholders with technical and specific industry knowledge.
The Printing and Graphic Arts IRC is supported by the Skills Service Organisation PricewaterhouseCoopers Skills for Australia. For more information, visit Skills for Australia.
Further information about the role of IRCs and how they operate can be found in the IRC Operating Framework.
The AISC has approved the following members for the Printing and Graphic Arts IRC:
|Peak body||Design Institute of Australia||Ms Julie Hobbs||VIC|
|Flexible Packaging Label Manufacturers Association||Mr Robert Black||VIC|
|Printing Industries Association of Australia||Mr Andrew Macaulay (Chair)||NSW|
|Visual Connections||To be confirmed|
|Employer / Enterprise||Fuji Xerox Australia Pty. Ltd.||Mr Brett Maishman||VIC|
|HP PPS Australia Pty. Ltd.||Ms Michelle Lees||NSW|
|Lane Print and Post Group||Mr Peter Lane||SA|
|One Point Group||Mr Kerim El Gabaili||NSW|
|Union||Australian Manufacturing Workers' Union – Print Division||Ms Lorraine Cassin (Deputy chair)||VIC|
|Expert||Australian 3D Manufacturing Association||Mr Neil Sharwood||ACT|