Member Benefits

Printing SA Members enjoy a plethora of exclusive benefits and communications.
Become a Member

The federation provides a wide range of benefits to members with our Chambers servicing members needs at regional and operational level. As a Printing SA member your benefits include:

Industry Level Representation

  • FP&M Seta
  • Statutory Council of the Printing, Newspaper and Packaging Industry of South Africa – Board and Committees
  • General and members-only access to the Printing SA website
  • South African Typographical Union - The Printing Industry Pension and ProvidentFund – Board and Committees
  • South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI) – Board
  • Regional Chambers of Commerce
  • FESPA - the global federation of 37 national associations for the screen printing, digital printing and textile printing community.
  • World Print and Communication Forum
  • Speciality Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA)
  • Secretarial service for the Printing Employers Association of South Africa (PEASA) and Independent Packaging Employers Association of South Africa (IPEASA)
  • Representation to ITAC in response to duty applications made on raw materials for the Industry
  • South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) Technical Committees and / or Working Groups
  • Protocol of Trades
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Human Resources Management

  • Contracts of employment
  • Telephonic advice on Human Resources matters
  • Ad Hoc Industry wage surveys
  • Advice on various labour related Acts (BCEA, LRA, EE, UIF)
  • Union Relations
  • Weekly Newsletters - Job Portal on Website

Commercial Technical Services

  • Government Lobbying
  • Custodian of the Imprint Act
  • Update on changes to existing and Implementation of new legislation relevant to the industry
  • POPI Act - support service for compliance
  • Industry Trade Agreement (Credit Application Form)
  • Health & Safety Advice on the interpretation of health and safety legislation and regulations
  • Industry related surveys – local and international

Communication

  • Members only access to the members portal on the Printing SA website
  • Access to Industry research, data development, international research articles and FAQ's
  • Gain access to up-to-date industry information and policies that may effect the Industry
  • Advice on various labour related Acts (BCEA, LRA, EE, UIF)

Ancillary Membership Benefits

  • Membership certification
  • Pledge certificate, after accreditation processes

Training and Development

  • Continuous improvement and development of the Technical and Theoretical Modules for apprenticeship training
  • Development of new Quality Council for Trade and Occupation qualifications for Printing, Packaging and Signage Occupations and Trades
  • Development of Trade Tests and Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning Toolkits (ARPL) for new QCTO qualifications
  • Development of Occupational Learning Programmes for the new QCTO occupational qualifications
  • Representation of the Industry at the QCTO
  • Representation of the Industry on the National Artisan Development Advisory Body (NADAB)
  • Representation on the National Artisan Moderation Forum (NAMF) and Representation on the Moderational Body (NAMB)

Sales and Marketing

  • Lead generation through website & online enquiries
  • Tender notifications
  • Find a Printer: Website access to find a Printing SA member by product type and geographic location
  • Advertising opportunities at Industry Events (subject to T's & C's)
  • Speaking opportunities at Industry Events (subject to T's & C's)
  • Access to Printing SA marketing collateral