Build Your Future in Printing Technology

Fullerton College offers hands-on training on modern, high-speed equipment. The printing program is dedicated to serving three distinct groups: students who wish to learn more about general printing concepts, color management and the printing process; students who wish to enter the printing trade after obtaining industry certification; lastly, students who wish to transfer after completing an Associate of Science Degree in Printing Technology. The program offers courses in electronic pre-press, packaging production and design, flexography, offset presswork, and screen printing.

Introduction to Printing is the main course that students need to complete for advanced coursework and various certificates. Students can achieve Printing Industries Association(PIASC) certification in electronic imaging and offset lithographic presswork or certification from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) in flexography.

The courses in the printing technology program provide theory and laboratory experiences that simulate live production in a commercial work environment. The printing program is designed to prepare students for entry-level positions in the printing field or provide skill upgrading for students currently employed in the printing industry.

Explore Programs in Printing Technology

Advanced Sheetfed Offset Presswork
 
 
Packaging Production Skills
 
 
Electronic Imaging
 
 
Flexography Skills
 
 
Printing Technology
 
 
Digital/In-Plant Graphics
 
 
Screen Printing
 
 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Certificate – Advanced Sheetfed Offset Presswork
  • Certificate – Digital/In-Plant Graphics
  • Certificate – Electronic Imaging
  • Certificate – Flexography Skills
  • Certificate – Packaging Production Skills
  • Associate in Science Degree – Printing Technology
  • Certificate – Printing Technology (General)
  • Certificate – Screen Printing

 

The cost is $46 per unit. Non-resident tuition: $258 per unit PLUS enrollment fees (Non-Resident Tuition includes $19.00 Capital Outlay fee per Ed Code 76141).

Costs may vary; please visit website for more information: http://admissions.fullcoll.edu/fees-refunds/.

Associate degree or certificate completion depends on program unit requirements and whether student is enrolled full time or part time.

For information on jobs in this industry sector and their median annual salaries visit: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Career opportunities:  

  • Prepress Technicians
  • Electronic Prepress Operator
  • Printing Press Operators
  • Flexographic Press Operator
  • Offset Pressman
  • Printing Press Operator
  • Printing Pressman

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