Foundational Learning Programme (FLP)

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.

The FLP consists of the following component courses:

  Foundational Learning Competence (FLC) which includes:

   English Communications

   Mathematical Literacy

  Introduction to the Printing and Packaging Industries.

  Occupational Health and Safety.

  Work Life Orientation which includes:

   Personal Finance.

   Personal Hygiene.

   Workplace Etiquette.

   Introduction to Computers.

   Basic Labour Legislation.

Talent Selection:

Talent Selection is highly recommended before onboarding any new employee or learner. The Printing SA talent selection process includes the following:

   Psychometric assessments.

   Colour vision assessments.

   Criminal checks.

   Personal interviews.

Foundational Learning Complete (FLC)

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. The FLC shall become a requirement for learners wishing to gain access to trade testing in future.

Printing SA has developed learning material to cover the IEB (Independent Examinations Board) curricula for English Communications and Mathematical Literacy.

Learning material

This learning material has been tailored to provide learners some insight to Printing and Packaging related communications and calculations.

Learning material

Printing SA is an IEB registered Foundational Learning Competence Training Provider.

Learners are required to successfully complete the IEB examinations after completing their studies.

Introduction to The Printing and Packaging Industry:

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).

The content of this 5-day course includes:

   Introduction to business and employer organisations.

   Introduction to pre-press

   Resources used in the printing and packaging Industry

   Printing substrates

   Introduction to printing processes

   Introduction to post press operations

   Introduction to packaging

   Information technology in the printing industry

Learning material

All registered Learners and new comers to the Industry should attend this course.

Occupational Health and Safety

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 of the new printing and packaging qualifications that are being developed and approved by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO):

Safety, Health and Environment Representative Course

The content of this 1-day course includes:

   Health and Safety

    The OHSA

    SHE Rep Functions

    SHE Committees

    Risk Assessments

    Incident Investigation

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Level 1 First Aid course

The content of this 2-day course includes:

    Emergency Care

    Basic Anatomy

    An Emergency Scene

    CPR

    Airway Obstruction

    Shock

   Wounds and Bleeding

   Burn Wounds

    Sprains and Fractures

    Head and Spinal Injuries

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Fire Awareness course

The content of this 1-day course includes:

    Introduction to Fire

    Classes of Fire

    Fire Fighting Equipment

    Burn Wounds

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Personal Hygiene

The content of this 1-day course includes:

    Hygiene

    Personal Grooming

    STI’s

    HIV

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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

Personal Finance

The content of this 1-day course includes:

    Budgeting

    Financial Planning

    Financial Independence

    Other Considerations

Learning material

Workplace Etiquette

The content of this 1-day course includes:

   Workplace Etiquette

   Stress in the Workplace

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