Printing SA has announced its latest news, including training courses, the latest government legislation, regulatory news and more.
Sheetfed Lithographer’s Assistant Skills Programme
Registration for this programme closes on 16 April, and this 10 day course will begin on 17 May. The course’s collection of learning programmes integrate the skills, knowledge and workplace experience that a sheetfed lithographer’s assistant needs to competently assist sheetfed lithographers to set up, operate and maintain lithographic printing presses. Learn more and register today.
Business Management Programme
Printing SA’s Business Management Programme (BMP) is the perfect stand-alone, or follow-up course for those who have completed the Team Leader Programme. The BMP course was developed in collaboration with WITS Commercial Enterprise and introduces new managers to concepts and business skills. This prepares candidates to take on responsibilities that will contribute effectively towards the growth and development of the organisation. Learn more and register today.
Adobe Illustrator CC Essentials
Printing SA’s Adobe Illustrator CC Essentials course is ideal as a standalone course or the next step for those who have completed Printing SA’s Photoshop and InDesign courses. This course has been developed for new users, and covers topics aligned to the specifications of the new QCTO Electronic Prepress Technician Qualifications. Learn more and register today.
Commercial Digital Printer Programme
The programme is the ideal course for those looking to establish their career within the industry. The objective of this course is to introduce learners to the digital printing industry by teaching the key concepts and theories that they need to become proficient in the digital prepress, printing and print finishing environments. Learn more and register today.
Waste Act: Norms and Standards for the Treatment of Organic Waste
On 29 March, the Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries released a Government Notice for consultation on the Draft National Norms and Standards for the Treatment of Organic Waste. This notice falls under the National Environmental Management: Waste Act of 2008 (Act No. 59 of 2008).
The purpose of this act is to set the norms and standards aimed at controlling the processing of organic waste material at facilities to avoid, prevent or minimise the potential negative impact on the biophysical environment. You can learn more about this Government Notice on the South African Government’s official website and comments are open until 30 April 2020. Read the full government notice.
Printing SA new benefits
To mark their 110th anniversary, Printing SA have launched new member benefits including: industry-specific medical cover, access to Productivity SA and SASFIN Finance, discounts on HP, Dell and Apple products and the new Virtual Safety Officer. Log in to the Printing SA members portal for more information.
Printing SA hosted a webinar on 18 March where they expanded on their new benefits. Watch here.