FIRST Prepress Operator Certification
FIRST Prepress Operator Certification creates experts in the field of flexographic prepress (graphics) operations.
Who Is FIRST Prepress Operator Certification Designed for?
Who Does a Prepress Operator Communicate with on a Daily Basis?
As a FIRST Certified Prepress Operator, You Will…
Demonstrate effective leadership skills in leading a prepress team.
Identify FIRST asset generation points throughout the workflow.
Use FIRST data verification practices in the prepress department.
Adhere to FIRST practices to solve prepress problems.
Evaluate press conditions to achieve optimal print results.
Perform FIRST job assembly functions.
Work collaboratively with the press department to identify near neutral density standards.
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The Road to FIRST Prepress Operator Certification
Whether you’ve been on the job for two days or 27 years, Level I teaches the foundational building blocks crucial for every flexographer. You will study the package printing industry, understand the flexographic process and learn standard trade terminology.
Every job has its own function. Level II becomes more specific to the user’s specific roles, applications and equipment. This level also enhances the individual’s basic color theory knowledge and the essentials of consistent color reproduction.
Level III demonstrates how to apply the science of FIRST methodology by running to the numbers to control the process. It ensures every learner has the right tools to consistently and effectively communicate FIRST throughout the entire workflow.