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Distribution of UoCs at different levels for the Printing Industry

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Printing

The Specification of Competency Standards (SCS) for the Prinitng Industry mainly comprises the competency standards required for the present operations and the future developments of the industry. It consists of 164 Units of Competency (UoCs) which are distributed into 13 major functional areas at various levels.

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Functional Area QF Level Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  24 29 36 30 29 16 0 164
Operation and management (OM) 3 2 6 7 8 7 0 33
Creativity (CT) 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 7
Prepress technology (PE) 5 8 10 4 5 1 0 33
Printing technology (PR) 6 6 4 2 3 0 0 21
Postpress technology (PO) 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 7
Estimation and costing (EC) 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 7
Customer/Consumer relations (CR) 1 2 3 2 3 2 0 13
Information technology (IT) 1 1 3 6 3 3 0 17
Quality management (QM) 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6
Printing machinery (PM) 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
Colour management (CO) 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5
Product structure (PS) 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 6
Material technology (MT) 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
Printing Supplement

The Printing and Publishing ITAC recommends that major functional areas be defined according to professional skills of the printing and publishing industry. The Specification of Competency Standards covers the following functional areas:

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Functional Area QF Level Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  0 3 18 18 17 8 0 64
Operation and management 1 1 4 2 4 1 0 13
Creativity* - - - - - - - -
Prepress technology 1 1 3 2 1 1 0 9
Printing technology 2 2 1 1 8 0 0 14
Postpress technology 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
Estimation and costing* - - - - - - - -
Customer/consumer relations 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
Information technology 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 4
Quality management 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
Printing machinery 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Colour management 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Product structure 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Material technology 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 5
Green Printing(New) 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 6
E-Commerce(New) 0 0 0 2 6 2 0 10
Publishing

The Specification of Competency Standards (SCS) for the Publishing Industry mainly comprises the competency standards required for the present operations and the future developments of the industry. It consists of 64 Units of Competency (UoCs) which are distributed into 7 major functional areas at various levels.

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Functional Area QF Level Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  0 3 18 18 17 8 0 64
Management (MN) 0 0 0 2 4 4 0 10
Editing (ED) 0 0 8 6 6 4 0 24
Art and Design (AD) 0 3 4 2 2 0 0 11
Production (PD) 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
Marketing (MK) 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 5
Distribution and Sales (DS) 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 6
Logistics/Warehousing/Transportation (LO) 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 5
Publishing Supplement

The Printing and Publishing ITAC recommends that major functional areas be defined according to professional skills of the printing and publishing industry. The Specification of Competency Standards covers the following functional areas:

Full Version

Functional Area QF Level Total
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
  0 3 18 18 17 8 0 64
Management 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4
Editing 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7
Art and design 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Production 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Marketing* - - - - - - - -
Distribution and Sales 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Logistics/Warehousing/Transportation* - - - - - - - -
E-Publishing (New) 0 0 0 4 13 13 0 30
Transmedia(New) 0 0 0 0 11 2 0 13
Note:

The "*" sign indicates that the functional areas concerned have no new nor revised UoCs at this stage.