About Digital Layout
and Printing

Learn all aspects of the printing trade from computer layout to operating offset and screen presses as well as finishing and binding techniques. Get hands-on experience that will give you the employment edge. Upon completion, your understanding of the entire printing process, equipment maintenance, paper, inks, film, stripping, and application software will enable you to enter the world of printing with confidence.

Learning Environment

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Employment Prospects

  • Web and Offset Press Operator
  • Gathering and Collating Worker
  • Print Broker
  • Finishing Shop Worker
  • Manual Screen Printing
  • Printing Plant Manager
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Program outline

The Digital Layout and Printing program leading to a DEP is a 1365 hour course.

Day program (6 hrs/day): approximately 11 months.

Program Modules
Hours
Credits
1)
Occupation and Training
15
1
2)
Printshop Health & Safety
15
1
3)
Setup and Maintenance Duplic. Offset Press
45
3
4)
Printing of Text Documents using a Duplicator
120
8
5)
Trimming and Finishing
75
5
6)
Preparation of Offset Inks and Plates
60
4
7)
Quality Control
60
4
8)
Perforated and Numbered Printing using a Duplicator
45
3
9)
Use of Tints and Halftones in Duplicator Printing
90
6
10)
Two Colour Printing on a Duplicator
90
6
11)
Polychro. Print. Using Screen Print. Press
90
6
12)
Four Colour Process Printing on a Screenprinting Press
90
6
13)
Four Colour Process Printing on a Duplicator
90
6
14)
Printing Solids on a Duplicator
90
6
15)
Job Search Techniques
30
2
16)
Printing Colour and Solids on a 14×20 Offset Press
120
8
17)
Four Colour Process Printing a 14×20 Offset Press
120
8
18)
Entering the workforce
120
8
Total
1365
91