Build Your Future in Presswork

The Advanced Sheetfed Offset Presswork Certificate Program provides students with the skills needed to operate large offset presses and enter the commercial printing industry.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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).

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

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Career opportunities:
• Prepress Technicians
• Electronic Prepress Operator
• Printing Press Operators
• Flexographic Press Operator
• Offset Pressman
• Printing Press Operator
• Printing Pressman

In 2016, there were 104 employer postings for flexographic workers in Orange County. More than half of the postings (63%) were for printing press operators (65 job postings). There were 101 job postings for the same occupations in 2015, and 98 job postings in 2014. More than 300 job opportunities will be available annually for occupations through 2021 due to job replacement need (e.g., retirements).

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Ben Cuatt

Printing Technology

Average Salary in this Field

$37,226 to

$43,035 Per Year

Careers in this Field

Prepress Technicians

Printing Pressman

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