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Certificate of Completion: Graphics-Commercial Printing
The Graphics-Commercial Printing Program prepares individuals for entry-level employment in the graphics industry as a small press operator, large press feeder, bookletmaker operator, cutter operator, folder operator, platemaker/CTP, proofer, or small bindery machine operator, with supportive skills in prepress operations. Students work in a real-world environment. Safety procedures, stocks and materials, bidding and estimating, work orders, use of layout tools, platemaking/CTP, and basic computer literacy, are all part of the course. Students prepare a portfolio of completed assignments.
Program Hours = 720
Career Options:
  • Small Press Operator
  • Bindery Machine Operator
  • O*NET OnLine
Estimated Time for Completion*: 12 months
Estimated Cost per Semester**:
  • Tuition and Fees: $0
  • Books and Supplies: $202
  • Off-campus Room and Board: $5,635
  • Other Costs:
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(based on normal completion time)
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*Estimated time for completion is based upon normal time to complete the program and will vary for students who enroll part-time and for students who need to complete basic skills preparatory courses.
**Estimated costs per semester, based upon full-time enrollment of 12 units.