Sheetfed Lithographers Assistant Skills Programme

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

Printing SA has developed a range of learning programmes that form part of the new SAQA registered Sheetfed Lithographer qualification.

This learning programme integrates the skills, knowledge and workplace experience that a Sheetfed Lithographers Assistant needs to competently assist Sheetfed Lithographers setup, operate and maintain lithographic printing presses.

Participating companies will be provided Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Assessment Instruments for all the prescribed practical activities.

Participating companies will also be provided logbooks that define the workplace experience component. Learners will undergo a final competency assessment after successfully completing all the prescribed skills, knowledge, and workplace experience modules.

Who Should Attend?

Any employee, who is required to assist on sheetfed lithographic printing presses, ought to complete this skills programme.
Experienced Assistants should also complete this programme to provide them recognition of prior learning.

Course Duration

10 days
(Learners undergo knowledge assessments on a separate days after each knowledge module)

Course Cost Per Learner

Printing SA Member cost: R 5 592 per Knowledge Module and Assessment
Non-Member cost: R 6 710 per Knowledge Module and Assessment
Printing SA Member cost: R 2 427 - Final Competency Assessment
Non-Member cost: R 2 912 - Final Competency Assessment
Printing SA Member cost: R 30 384 entire programme
Non-Member cost: R 36 461 entire programme

Registration Closing Date:

29 April 2022

Printing Press Basics
Printing Press Basics

Course Date
10 and 11 May 2022

Module 1 Assessment Date : 17 May 2022
Printing Science Basics
Printing Science Basics

Course Date
24 and 25 May 2022

Module 2 Assessment Date : 31 May 2022
Printing Quality Basics
Printing Quality Basics

Course Date
07 and 08 June 2022

Module 3 Assessment Date : 14 June 2022
Machine Maintenance Basics
Machine Maintenance Basics

Course Date
21 and 22 June 2022

Module 4 Assessment Date : 28 June 2022
Press Assistant
Press Assistant

Course Date
05 and 06 July 2022

Module 5 Assessment Date : 12 July 2022