Soft-Cover Book Production Programme

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

The Soft-Cover Book Production Learning Programme is designed to meet the Mechanised Soft- Cover Bookbinding Technology curriculum specifications by providing learners with a full understanding of the book production responsibilities of an artisan. The following generic Instructor-Led-Training (ILT) knowledge modules are facilitated by Printing SA as face-to-face or online training.

The Soft-Cover Book Production programme is a is a blended learning programme and consists of knowledge, practical skills, and workplace experience modules

Course Cost Per Learner

Printing SA Member cost (face to face)
Productivity and Economics Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 2 796
Advanced Quality Studies Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 5 592
Soft-Cover Book Production Knowledge Module (including assessment) - R 5 592


Non-Member cost (face to face)
Productivity and Economics Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 3 356
Advanced Quality Studies Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 6 711
Soft-Cover Book Production Knowledge Module (including assessment) - R 6 711

Printing SA Member cost (online)
Productivity and Economics Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 2 500
Advanced Quality Studies Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 5 000
Soft-Cover Book Production Knowledge Module (including assessment) - R 5 000

Non-Member cost (online)
Productivity and Economics Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 3 000
Advanced Quality Studies Knowledge Module (including assesment) - R 6 000
Soft-Cover Book Production Knowledge Module (including assessment) - R 6 000

PSA Member cost entire programme (face to face) - R 13 281
Non-Member cost entire programme (face to face) - R 15 938
PSA Member cost entire programme (online) - R 11 875
Non-Member cost entire programme (online) - R 14 250

Registration Closing Date:

25 August 2023

Production and Economics
Production and Economics

Course Date
26 September 2023

Module 1 Assessment Date : 28 September 2023
Printing Science Basics
Advanced Quality Studies

Course Date
03 and 04 October 2023

Module 2 Assessment Date : 10 October 2023
Printing Quality Basics
Soft-Cover Book Productions

Course Date
17 and 18 October 2023

Module 3 Assessment Date : 24 October 2023