Print Media Facilities
The course is delivered at TAFE SA’s custom-built state-of-the-art facilities located at Tea Tree Gully Campus—only 25 minutes from the CBD. The campus has loads of FREE parking and great public transport options including the 20 minute O-bahn trip from the city. There are a large number of studios containing Apple Mac computers loaded with the latest Adobe design software and all computer suites have access to digital colour output devices, Wacom tablets and large format printers. Students can access these studios on weekdays.
The Printmedia faculty has a comprehensive simulated workplace environment, ensuring students are trained on equipment and software that reflects the latest industry trends. Students have access to: A fully functional digital printing area containing two digital presses running the latest industry RIPs, plotter cutter and various digital finishing equipment; a complete computer to plate (CTP) framework including an Agfa Apogee workflow, Acento platesetter, Sherpa and GMG proofing system; offset lithographic printing facilities, including single- and multi-coloured presses; a comprehensive binding and finishing area containing guillotining, folding, adhesive binding equipment. and hand finishing equipment.