Code 5813
Sanction DEP
Secteur Communications et documentation (13)
Nombre d'unités90
Durée totale1350 heures
StatutProgram approved in 2011.
Organismes scolaires offrant le programme
Note(s)
Ce programme est offert en langue française : 
5313 - Imprimerie
  • Objectifs et professions visées
  • Conditions d'admission
  • Contenu du programme

Objectifs du programme

The vocational training program Printing prepares students for the trade or occupation of specialized offset press operator or screen press operator.

Specialized offset press operators or screen press operators work on various types of machines including duplicators, multicolour sheet-fed offset presses and screen print presses. Their tasks cover all aspects of the industrial production of printed materials, such as press setup; plate, paper, ink and dampening solution preparation; trimming and finishing work.

Computerized technologies are integrated into the workplace. Specialized offset press operators and screen press operators must configure control systems, analyze data, process information and set printing parameters.

Professions visées (IMT En ligne d'Emploi Québec)

Plateless printing equipment operators (9471)
Printing press operators (7381)

Appellation(s) d'emploi

opérateur/opératrice de presse à sérigraphie
pressier/pressière – imprimerie

Conditions d'admission

To be eligible for admission to this program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent, for example, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary V studies, or a postsecondary diploma such as the Diploma of College Studies or a Bachelor's degree
OR
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition for equivalent learning
OR
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test (see the following table), or recognition of equivalent learning
OR
Persons who have obtained Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister are required to pursue general education courses, concurrently with their vocational training, in order to obtain the Secondary IV credits they lack in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in programs established by the Minister.

Préalables fonctionnels

Cette section indique les épreuves ou les codes de cours des programmes d'études actuels de la formation générale des adultes requis comme préalables spécifiques en langue d'enseignement et en mathématique. Le respect des préalables fonctionnels comporte la réussite des préalables spécifiques et la réussite du test de développement général (TDG). Lorsqu'un DEP n'exige pas de préalables spécifiques en langue d'enseignement ou en mathématique, un tiret ( - ) figure dans les cellules visées. Dans le cas des programmes menant à une ASP, les préalables spécifiques et le TDG ne s'appliquent pas (N/A).

Préalables spécifiques
Langue d'enseignementLangue secondeMathématique
AdultesJeunesAdultesJeunesAdultesJeunes
3101-1 3102-2 (3070-3)632-306 -  - --

Contenu du programme

Code Énoncé de la compétence  Heures Unités
983-011 Determine their suitability for the occupation and the training process 15 1
983-021 Apply health and safety rules in a printshop 15 1
983-033 Adjust and maintain a duplicator and offset press 45 3
983-048 Print text documents using a duplicator 120 8
983-055 Perform trimming and finishing work 75 5
983-064 Prepare inks and plates for offset printing 60 4
983-074 Apply quality control procedures for offset printing and screen printing 60 4
983-083 Print perforated and numbered jobs using a duplicator 45 3
983-096 Use tints and halftones in duplicator printing 90 6
983-106 Print jobs in two colours simultaneously using a duplicator 90 6
983-116 Print polychromatic jobs using a screen printing press 90 6
983-126 Print four-colour jobs using a screen printing press 90 6
983-136 Print four-colour jobs using a duplicator 90 6
983-145 Print solids using a duplicator 75 5
983-152 Apply job-search techniques 30 2
983-168 Print polychromatic jobs and jobs involving solids in 14x20 inch format using a computerized offset press and two-colour press 120 8
983-178 Print four-colour jobs in 14x20 inch format using a computerized offset press and two-colour press 120 8
983-188 Integrate into the workplace 120 8
1350 90