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Printing United Alliance launches new courses

May 10, 2024  By PrintAction Staff

Printing United Alliance releases its newest iLearning+ industry courses. Alliance members receive a 20 per cent discount on courses, and students and educators have complimentary access to iLearning+ throughout the year.

iLearning+ is used in over 35 countries since its launch in 2022. The newest additions to the platform cover a range of topics, such as:

Expanded Colour Gamut Printing
Instructor: Ron Ellis, owner, Ron Ellis Consulting


This course offers in-depth insights into expanded gamut printing, covering traditional and digital applications. From theory to practical demonstrations, gain expertise in leveraging ECG technology, a key trend in the printing industry.

Print 101: Introduction to the Printing Industry 
Instructor: Joe Marin, senior vice president, Member Services, Printing United Alliance

This course is a comprehensive introduction to print, suitable for newcomers or those seeking industry updates. Explore print production workflows and job production, from design to final output, and communicate more clearly with industry-specific terminology and insights.

Creating PDFs for Print Production
Instructor: Joe Marin, senior vice president, Member Services, Printing United Alliance

In this course, gain clarity on PDF creation and explore diverse presets and settings, how each setting influences PDF output, and the right options for your workflow and printing process.

Colour Management Professional: Fundamentals Certification (offered in Spanish)
Instructor: Fabian Ruiz, chemical engineer, MSc in printing technology

Translated to Spanish, this course delves into the latest colour theory and applications, ensuring reliable, consistent colour across devices. Gain expertise in colour management fundamentals, terminology, and workflow for optimized print production.

“Training and education are paramount for companies to build and retain revenue, accelerate onboarding, drive engagement, boost productivity, and lower support costs,” says Marin. “As the printing industry continues to evolve, staying updated with the latest knowledge and skills is crucial for professionals to thrive. These new courses and certifications reflect the alliance’s dedication to supporting the ongoing growth and success of our members and the industry as a whole.”

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