Printing SA has announced training programmes as well as South African Typographical Union (SATU) updates.
Printing SA training courses
Introduction to Printing Course (ID2)
The course (ID2) introduces candidates to the various prepress, printing and post press processes used in the printing and packaging industry. This course provides candidates with insight into the wonderfully diverse industry that they have entered and provides the necessary underpinning knowledge that CBMT Apprentices will need when furthering their technical theoretical studies. Learn more and register.
Saddle Stitching Operator Skills Programme
Printing SA is proud to introduce our Saddle Stitching Operator Skills Programme, part of our Mechanised Soft-cover Bookbinding Technician qualification. The programme integrates the skills, knowledge and workplace experience that a Saddle Stitching Machine Operator needs to competently set up, operate and maintain a saddle stitching line. Registration for this course closes on 3 September 2021. Learn more and register.
Labour law workshops
These workshops focus on identifying the requirements outlined in Schedule 8 of the Labour Relations Act concerning the application of discipline in the workplace, and much more. Registration closes on 1 October 2021. Learn more and register.
SATU notice National Alert 4 and SATU contact
In response to these regulations and in the interests of the safety of SATU members in your employ and their families, the Union is requesting that all firms that plan to operate during this time comply with the regulations and issue the necessary certificates if essential services are conducted at businesses. Printing SA also implore that workers are provided with declaration forms for citizen movement as this will allow them to travel to work.