Introduction to training

Printing SA Confers, Consults, Campaigns and Trains for the well-being of the Printing, Packaging and Signage Industry.

“Education is the most powerful weapon, which you can change the world”

Nelson Mandela

Training 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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Foundational Learning Competence

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.

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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).

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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):

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Workplace Internship

The last phase of the FLP consists of a 3-month Internship during which time Learners gain valuable workplace experience and exposure to the following areas:

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Technical Theoretical Modules

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

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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Part Qualification Skills Programme

Printing SA have developed skills programmes for the Guillotine and Folding Machine Operators that align to the knowledge, practical skills and workplace experience modules of the new bookbinding qualifications that have been developed and approved by the Quality Council for Trades and

Occupations (QCTO). Once these new qualifications are registered by SAQA on the NQF, candidates will be able to obtain Occupational Qualification Certification from the QCTO after successfully completing the final external integrated summative assessments.

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Commercial Digital printing programme

Printing SA has redesigned and developed the knowledge modules that form part of the Commercial Digital Printer Programme. The objective of this programme is to introduce Learners to the Digital Printing Industry and to teach the key concepts and theories that they will need to become proficient in the Digital Pre-Press and Printing Environments.

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Printing and Packaging

1. Business management programme

2. Management development programme

3. Labour law workshops

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National Training and Development

Director
National Training and Development:

Kenneth Leid

082 658 4283

kleid@printingsa.org

Ken Leid heads off Printing SA’s National Training and Development Shared Service and ensures that training courses are designed and developed that meet the needs of the Industry.

Nation Training and Development
Administrator:

Michelle Eybers

071 892 9883

meybers@printingsa.org

Michelle Eybers provides the Regional Chambers administrative systems and support to ensure the effective delivery of quality education and training that meets all the FP&M SETA’s requirements.

Regional Chamber

The Regional Chambers of Printing SA provide Member Companies with a wide range of professional services and training.

Cape Chamber Regional Manager:

Susan Peterson

082 220 3221

spetersen@printingsa.org

Cape Chamber Training Administrator:

Virginia Erasmus

087 806 8520

virginia@printingsa.org

Central Chamber Regional Manager:

Elri van Zyl

078 976 3782/011 287 1160

evanzyl@printingsa.org

 

Central Chamber Labour Consultant:

Simone Nayager

074 950 2149/011 287 1160

snayager@printingsa.org

KZN Chamber Regional Manager:

Jermaine Naicker

083 791 2280

jnaicker@printingsa.org

Training Administrator:

Lungie Radebe

031 705 8744

lradebe@printingsa.org

Northern Chamber Regional Manager:

Lana Human

082 415 1041

lhuman@printingsa.org