Introduction to Graphic Communications:
Introduction to Graphic Communications provides context to help trainees understand where their job fits into the overall workflow of a printing plant. Digital and conventional printing technologies are compared and contrasted preparing the student to identify which process is most appropriate for printing the job at hand. Content is designed to deliver not only the “what” but also the “how” and the “why” through demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Industry Overview • Print Processes • Workflow • How Print is Produced • File Creation • Offset Press • Digital Press • Substrates • Bindery • Finishing • Distribution
Schedule: 5 Weeks starting January 7, 2019, 2 sessions per week (Mondays and Wednesdays), 3 hours per session
(5:00 PM–8:00 PM, 30 total contact hours)
Cost: No cost, classes funded by the State of Maryland’s EARN Grant Program