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Certificate III in Printing
Course Code

Hands Working on Magazine Print


Spectra Training's Print Appreticeship's are designed to deliver the formal training component of an Australian Apprenticeship in Printing. During the course, participants will learn to apply solutions to a range of industry related problems, encompassing different equipment, systems and processes, and to analyse and evaluate information from different sources.

Participants will learn how to practically implement this learning in the workplace, affording them the opportunity to upskill and cross skill by developing their knowledge in Printing, Digital Printing, Print Binding, Finishing and Packaging and Prepress Graphic Design Production.

Offset Printing Machine


​This qualification applies to individuals working as print machinists who typically set up and operate letterpress, lithographic, flexographic, digital printers and work on a range of printed products. They prepare material, monitor and run equipment and machinery and apply solutions to a defined range of unpredictable problems. They may also provide guidance to others with some limited responsibility for the output of others. The Nationally accredited program is made up of 21 units that have been chosen by Spectra Training based on feedback from industry and our Subject Matter Experts. ​The core units are listed below for your reference, however for more information relating to specific specializations such as Lithographic, Digital Print or Flexographic, we recommended reviewing our brochures or contacting us to discuss further. ​​

Core Units:

​BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices 
ICPKNW3220 Develop and apply knowledge of the printing and graphic arts industry 
ICPSUP2160 Inspect quality against required standards in a production environment 
ICPSUP2600 Maintain a safe work environment 
ICPSUP2620 Communicate in the workplace


For more information please download the brochure and contact our friendly team to discuss a program that fits your organisation. Additionally, Please enquire to discuss eligibility requirements and Government subsides available to you and your employer.

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