FESPA Aust & Starleaton host colour management bootcamp

FESPA Australia (formerly SGIAA) and Starleaton have joined forces again for the upcoming colour management bootcamp and related certification.

The second of the SGIA Colour Management Bootcamps will be held on September 3 to 5 in Melbourne.

The bootcamp is an intensive three-day hands-on colour management course focusing on colour management for wide format printers.

The course is the first step in an SGIA Certified Digital Professional program operated by US-based SGIA International. Following the course, students can sit for an exam and later submit a corrected print to the US to earn a digital certificate.

This will be their own professional qualification registered with the SGIA.

FESPA Australia and SGIA are investing in making this qualification recognised throughout the industry.

FESPA Australia president Nigel Davies said the move will enable print buyers to choose a printer because they are confident knowing that a colour professional is on staff.

“We want our students to earn a qualification that is valued by industry and future employers,” he said.

Davies said another goal is to build a community of hands-on colour professionals that are working within the industry.

“Our first course was a big success and exceeded our expectations with excellent feedback from the students. This course is designed to be hands-on and hardware and software agnostic. Students can put their skills to immediate use regardless of the equipment their use in their own workplaces,” he said.

“We want people who have completed the course to find it easy to reach out to their alumni and teachers when they face challenges with colour.”

Colour Graphic Services colour and print consultant director David Crowther and Starleaton senior technical sales specialist Peter Way will deliver the course for FESPA Australia.

Places are still available, book your spot here with FESPA Australia.


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