Training

Expand your skills and empower the industry with training courses from Printing SA.

Printing SA Provides Quality, Demand-Driven Education

We offer training and development that exceeds industry expectations by continuously improving and integrating the transfer of up-to-date, occupationally aligned knowledge, skills and workplace experience for our learners. Through our offerings, we aim to gain accreditation from the Quality Council For Trades and Occupations (QCTO) for new Learning Programmes and to continuously improve and develop the Technical and Theoretical Modules for apprenticeship training as well as new QCTO Qualifications for Printing, Packaging and Signage Occupations and Trades, Trade Tests and Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning Toolkits (ARPL) for new QCTO qualifications and Occupational Learning Programmes for the new QCTO Occupational Qualifications.

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Introduction Courses

Foundational Learning Programme

Printing SA has embarked on a new skills pool strategy to provide Member Companies with talented individuals who are eager to take up career opportunities in the Printing, Packaging and Signage Industry. The FLP start with talent screening and selection.

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FLC English Communications

This 3-month course of study outlines the minimum level of competence required for optimal functioning in the world of work and for those learners enrolled on NQF Levels 2 to 4 occupational qualifications.

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FLC Maths Literacy

This 3-month course of study outlines the minimum level of competence required for optimal functioning in the world of work and for those learners enrolled on NQF Levels 2 to 4 occupational qualifications.

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Printing and Packaging Industry Programme

This course includes a series of brand-new occupational videos and has been developed in-line with the knowledge subject specifications and assessment criteria of the new printing and packaging qualifications that are being developed and approved by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).

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Occupational Health and Safety Programmes

The contents of the following Occupational health and safety compliance training programmes have been aligned to the risks associated with working in Printing and Packaging factories and are also aligned to the knowledge subject specifications and assessment criteria.

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Work Life Orientation Programmes

Our series of Work Life Orientation training courses properly prepare Learners for the world of work in the Printing, Packaging and Signage Industry and are also aligned to the afore-mentioned QCTO occupational qualifications.

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Introduction to Printing Course (ID2)

Printing SA still offers the ID2 course to introduce candidates to the various pre-press, printing and post press processes.

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Technical Courses

Technical Theoretical Modules (TT1, 2 and 3)

Printing SA offers TT Modules in all Pre-Press, Printing, Packaging and Finishing trades. Apprentices indentured in the existing CBMT trade training programmes, who are enrolled on Printing SA’s TT Modules, will benefit from receiving tuition based on our newly redesigned and developed learning material.

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Instructing the Modular Way (IMW)

This FP&M SETA accredited course provides subject matter experts, who are required to train and assess Apprentice/Learners, the necessary competencies to prepare, structure and conduct one-to- one training in the workplace.

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Guillotine Operator Skills Programme

Our FP&M SETA accredited guillotine operator skills programme consists of knowledge - practical skills and workplace experience modules.

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Folding Machine Operator Skills Programme

Our FP&M SETA accredited folding machined operator skills programme consists of knowledge - practical skills and workplace experience modules.

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Commercial Digital Printer Programme

Printing SA would like to acknowledge and thank FESPA for generously making available funding for the redesign and development of the following 7 knowledge modules that form part of the Commercial Digital Printer Programme.

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Administration Courses

Team Leader Programme

The Team Leader Programme can be implemented in two different ways. The first pathway allows for employers to send their learners to Printing SA to attend the following theoretical component courses.

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Estimating for Printers

To provide delegates the concepts and theories needed to produce accurate print costings and estimates. The course forms part of the National Diploma in Printing Management run at the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT).

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Production Planning and Estimating

This advanced production planning and estimating, practically orientated, course will enable delegates to work in syndicates and to apply what they have learnt in the Estimating for Printers course.

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Labour Law Workshops

The Regional Chambers of Printing SA provide a range of personalised Labour Law Workshops designed to provide first line management, or those aspiring to such positions, the necessary knowledge and skill to Conduct Corrective Disciplinary Procedures and Initiate and Chair Disciplinary Enquiries.

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