“Spot Color Management for Digital Printing.”
Printing United Alliance has recently released six new industry-leading iLEARNING+ online courses for the printing and graphic arts community. iLEARNING+ offers a comprehensive collection of educational resources for the printing industry, including courses, certifications, and reports on industry trends and best practices. These resources are easily accessible on the e-learning platform. The latest course offerings can be found at ilearningplus.org, with more courses planned for the future. Members of the Printing United Alliance can take advantage of exclusive discounts on iLEARNING+ products.
iLEARNING+ has gained popularity among professionals around the world since its launch last year. It is being used in over twenty countries to provide specific training for both new and experienced staff, helping them enhance their skills, advance their careers, and remain competitive in the printing industry.
The six new courses added to the platform are:
- DTG/DTF Printing Technology Essentials Instructors: Aaron Montgomery and Terry Combs This course covers the similarities and differences between Direct-to-Garment (DTG) and Direct-to-Film (DTF) printing technologies. It helps participants understand how each technology can benefit their garment decorating business. The course also explores topics such as pretreatment, printing, curing best practices in apparel decoration, as well as shirt selection, safety, marketing strategies, and more.
“DTG/DTF Printing Technology Essentials.”
The Printing United Alliance has expanded its iLEARNING+ online course offerings with a range of new courses. These courses are designed to provide essential knowledge and skills to professionals in the printing industry, enhancing workplace safety and productivity. Here’s a breakdown of the new courses and the benefits they offer:
Lockout/Tagout Essential Requirements – Instructor: Gary Jones This course is the first part of a two-part series and focuses on the essential requirements of OSHA’s Lockout/Tagout standard. It provides foundational knowledge to prevent workplace fatalities and reduce injuries within the printing industry.
Lockout/Tagout Procedures – Instructor: Gary Jones The second part of the Lockout/Tagout series equips authorized employees with the necessary training to implement a robust and OSHA-compliant Lockout/Tagout safety program, further enhancing workplace safety in the printing industry.
Spot Color Management for Digital Printing – Instructor: Ray Weiss This course equips learners with the skills to identify, measure, and reproduce spot colors accurately in digital print production. It covers the steps necessary to manage spot colors for digital printing and achieve the most accurate results with printing hardware and software.
Cut Sheet Digital Printing Essentials – Instructor: Dan Gillespie This course provides a solid foundation for digital printing, covering various devices, including compact office copiers and high-speed production machines. It explores the characteristics of dry and wet toner technologies and offers insights to achieve the best print quality.
Screen Printing Ink Essentials for Graphic Applications – Instructor: Bruce Ridge This course delves into the world of screen-printing ink, explaining its components and unique functions. It provides valuable insights into selecting the right ink for different applications, benefiting both novices and experienced apparel screen printers.
Joe Marin, SVP of Member Services at PRINTING United Alliance, expresses pride in the strong industry response to iLEARNING+ and the collaboration with leading instructors to offer high-demand courses and certifications. Additionally, the Printing United Alliance is working with industry associations and organizations to provide tailored courses for their staff and members, demonstrating the Alliance’s trusted role as an educational resource.
Membership in the Printing United Alliance comes with exclusive discounts on iLEARNING+ online courses and certifications, as well as access to a range of industry-leading programs, resources, and services. The Alliance plans to continue expanding its course offerings and training in the future, further supporting professionals in the printing industry.