Software & Printing Courses

The range of equipment that is utilised during the printing coursesGJS has an impressive 200 square metre training facility at our showroom in Revesby – NSW. This modern facility houses all the latest high quality equipment offering the latest technology.

The equipment will assist in training people in all different aspect of screen printing, plastisol heat transfers, dye sublimation transfers, direct-to-garment and thermal textile vinyl solutions. Fully qualified industry experts conduct these technical trade courses.

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Course Contents

To make the most of any printing equipment investment it's critical users understand how to create and manipulate graphics before you print - getting the equipment to print is the easy part.

This course is designed to demonstrate frequently used and important tools our customers use everyday. On your own computer, participants will follow along with the instructors to create and manipulate graphics. Proving just how practical the examples are, some of the graphics will also be used in the Introduction to Printing course on the following day.

the computer classroomTraining is provided in the following areas:

  • File formats; jpg, psd, tiff, ai, eps, etc
  • Adobe Photoshop
    • Basic Tools
    • Workspace setup
    • Shortcuts
    • Resolutions
    • Creating Templates
    • Non-destructive changes
    • Layers and Alpha channels
    • Masking
    • Selection
    • Change image selection colour
  • Adobe Illustrator
    • Basic Tools
    • Workspace setup
    • Colour tools
    • Path finders
    • Cut lines and offsets
    • Shortcuts
    • Converting bitmaps to vectors
  • Adobe Bridge

At the end of the day, individuals leave with extensive practical knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Bridge specific to printing applications. GJS will also provide 3 months of complimentary remote support if you have any issues with graphics after participating in the course.

Each participant will use a modern computer running the latest Adobe Creative Cloud software. Classes are held for individuals or groups of up to 3 people only to ensure that all students develop a thorough understanding of all the content. 

Duration

The course starts at 08:00 sharp runs for 8 hours depending on the number of questions you have for the instructors. This allows time in the afternoon to discuss further with the instructor or any other GJS staff member.

Price

$330 per person [including GST]

Price includes course certificate, food and beverage and three months complimentary telephone support.

By booking into this course you will also receive a $49.50 incl GST discount voucher to use towards the Introduction to Digital Printing course booking which always runs the following day.

We offer a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't totally satisfied.

Course Contents

This course is designed to provide attendees with an overview of the breadth of different digital printing and heat transfer solutions currently available and enable them to gain first-hand experience in confidently and correctly producing a range of products using a selection of the different production processes.

the class room is equipped with a large range of automatic and manual machineryTraining is provided in the following areas:

Laser/LED Printing:

  • Single colour (FOREVER Flex-Soft No-Cut) heat transfer solutions for garments, gifting and promotional products
  • Full colour (FOREVER Laser Dark No-Cut) heat transfer solutions for garments, gifting and promotional products

Heat Transfer Vinyl

  • Cuttable or cad-cut thermal textile vinyl
  • Digital printable heat transfer vinyl

Sign Vinyl & Doming

  • Cuttable or cad-cut sign vinyl for decals and stickers
  • Digital printable vinyl for signage, decals and doming

Dye Sublimation Printing

  • Full colour digital dye sublimation heat transfer solutions for garments
  • Printing for photo gifts, promotional items and more

Direct-to-Garment Printing

  • Full colour DTG solutions for garments and textiles

At the end of the day, individuals leave with extensive knowledge of the varying digital printing equipment options, their application potential and production processes. All attending will have the opportunity to apply what is learned, with live demonstrations and hands-on production of products using GJS’ equipment, and take home the printed t-shirt and promotional products they personally produced.

Classes are typically held for individuals or groups of up to 3 people. As such, attendees will experience greater one-on-one time with our instructors and have more opportunity to interact with other participants and share ideas.

Duration

The course starts at 10:00 sharp runs for 5 hours depending on the number of questions you have for the instructors. This allows time in the afternoon to discuss further with the instructor or any other GJS staff member.

Price

$330 per person [including GST]

Price includes t-shirts, poster and promotional products that you print as well as a bag of goodies, course documentation, certificate, food and beverage.

We offer a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't totally satisfied.

Instructors

Michael DaviesMichael Davies and Steve Poole are the instructors for this course.

Michael started his career in the printing industry in 1979 at the windscreen manufacturing company Moller Industries. He quickly become a supervisor after 7 years and then promoted to manager of the entire printing department in 1988. During his time at Moller Industries Michael also studied courses in Computing and Business Communications. After Moller Industries closed it doors, Michael was them employed at Eurotech Quality Products working in all facets of the company from screen printing, stretching, stencil preparation, customer service and support.

Steve PooleHailing from 'sunny' Sheffield in the UK, Steve joined the GJS team in August 2014 after emigrating to Australia. Steve started his career in print at Sawgrass Europe and is an expert in digital printing with over seven years’ expertise in inkjet printer troubleshooting, maintenance and repair for desktop, large format inkjet and direct to garment printers. He also has valuable skills in the area of colour management and the creation of ICC profiles and is a qualified Epson large format printer engineer. Steve has extensive experience delivering computer training sessions in his most recent role as Education & Technical Content Specialist at Sawgrass.

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