Diploma in Printing

Course Code: CA3-01-20

Course Duration: 1 Year Full-time

Course Description (English)

This course aims to deliver both general as well as area-specific education and training in the commercial and security printing industry. The sector is currently facing challenges related to changing habits, shifts to digital communication, and competition from non-EU countries. Nevertheless, the local industry has recently seen an increase in employability supporting publishing, advertising, and other commercial businesses. This qualification equips learners with knowledge of the major pre-press, printing and post-press processes as well as a range of skills and techniques, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life. Learners harness theoretical knowledge at the Institute, backed up by practical training within the printing industry

Course Description (Malti)

Dan il-kors jipprovdi edukazzjoni u taħriġ fuq livell ġenerali kif ukoll speċifiku għas-settur, fir-rigward tal-industrija tal-istampar kummerċjali u ta’ sikurezza. Bħalissa s-settur qed jiffaċċja sfidi relatati ma’ drawwiet li qed jinbidlu, tibdil għal komunikazzjoni diġitali, u kompetizzjoni minn pajjiżi mhux tal-UE. Madankollu, l-industrija lokali dan l-aħħar rat żieda fl-opportunitajiet ta’ xogħol f’azjendi tal-pubblikazzjoni u tar-reklamar u f’negozji kummerċjali oħra. Din il-kwalifika tagħti lill-istudenti għarfien dwar il-proċessi ta’ qabel, waqt u wara l-istampar, kif ukoll firxa ta’ ħiliet u teknoloġiji, kwalitajiet u attitudnijiet personali essenzjali biex huma jirnexxu fil-ħajja tax-xogħol tagħhom. L-istudenti jsaħħu l-għarfien teoretiku li jiksbu fl-Istitut permezz ta’ taħriġ prattiku fl-industrija tal-istampar matul l-istudji tagħhom.

Mode

Work Placement

Entry Requirements

MCAST Foundation Certificate or 2 SEC/O-Level/SSC&P (Level 3) passes Preferred: Art, Art and Design, Textiles and Design

Other Entry Requirements

Career Opportunities

Offset printer, Printing finisher, Machine minder, Pre-press operator