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Level Up with Print Media

Calling all those interested in a career in the dynamic world of print ! The Print Media Technician Programme is a fantastic opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills you need to thrive in this industry.

What is the Print Media Technician Programme?

This collaborative effort by the Irish Printing Federation and Design Print & Packaging Skillnet is designed to address the industry’s need for skilled professionals. The programme offers a two-year pathway to develop your foundational knowledge as a Print Media Technician.

Who can participate?

The programme is open to individuals from all sectors of the printing and packaging industry, including Litho, Digital, Finishing, Large Format, Labels, and Services.  

What will you learn?

The programme covers a wide range of topics, delivered through a blend of online tutor-led classes, practical experience, and masterclasses. Here’s a taste of what you’ll be learning:

  • Understanding workplace practices in the print environment
  • Pre-press, print & digital artwork
  • Operating print & digital printing machines
  • Operating print & digital finishing machines
  • Contributing to improving the effectiveness of a print company
  • Health and safety in the print work environment
  • Good manufacturing practice

Benefits of the Programme

  • Gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in print and packaging
  • Improve your understanding of the entire print production process
  • Learn from industry experts and gain valuable real-life experience
  • Earn a recognized qualification upon completion

How to Apply

If you’re interested in participating in the Print Media Technician Programme, email your expression of interest to This is a heavily subsidized program thanks to the Design Print & Packaging Skillnet, the Government of Ireland, and the European Union. Don’t miss this chance to invest in your future in the exciting world of print and packaging!