Printing SA has developed a range of short learning programmes that form part of the new South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) registered Carton Maker qualification. Five bursaries are available for Printing SA’s Lithographic Plate Maker Skills Programme.
The federation has also developed a range of short learning programmes that form part of the Electronic Pre-Press Lithographic Technician qualification, which is soon to be registered by the SAQA.
This learning programme integrates the skills, knowledge and workplace experience that a Lithographic Plate Maker needs to competently make lithographic printing plates. Participating companies will be provided Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Assessment Instruments for all the prescribed practical activities.
Participating companies will also be provided with 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 register?
– Any employee who is required to make lithographic printing plates.
– Experienced plate mounters should also complete this programme to provide them with recognition of prior learning.
The course duration is two days (learners undergo a knowledge assessment on a separate day).
– Knowledge Module: 7 and 8 September 2021.
– Knowledge Assessment: 10 September 2021.
All knowledge assessments are conducted at Printing SA’s Regional Training Centres. To register and for pricing information, click here and scroll down to the Technical Courses section.