Colour Management Short Term Course – November, 2020
Colour reproduction plays a crucial role in printing across customer segments. Achieving the right colour and reproducing it consistently has become the basic yardstick of print quality.
Today, colour management is the responsibility of all divisions across the printing press. Print professionals shall be well aware of colour theories, colour gamut, variable that affect the perfect reproduction. It is, in fact, the most essential understanding nowadays for print professionals.
To implement colour management successfully, one shall know the practical challenges and best practices to tackle them. The course is suitable for Students, Trainees, Professionals and Academicians.
Professional Module: 60 Hours. Fee: Rs.15,000 + GST (18%) + Kerala Flood Cess (1%). Students – Rs. 10,000 + GST (18%) + Kerala Flood Cess (1%). The classes will be for 2 hours a day from 7 pm to 9 pm.
|Colour Reproduction – Introduction||2||Requirements for better colour reproduction. Challenges in colour reproduction. How the industry manages the challenges now?|
|Importance of Colour Management||2||Importance of colour management for printers and print consumers. Why do brands emphasize on colour reproduction?|
|Understanding Colour||2||Colour Science, basics and how we see colour? Colour properties, relationships of colour, colour mixing models|
|Colour Models||2||Various colour models, Colour space, Colour gamuts, limitations of various gamuts, Colour measurement methods|
|Measuring Devices||2||Measuring devices – densitometers & spectrodensitometers, Measurement mode settings, things to know while measuring colours.|
|Colour Management Workflows||4||Colour and pre-press workflow management. Detailed study about one Workflow management software|
|Digital Photography||2||Understanding about Digital photography as input for imaging|
|Image Reproduction||2||Imaging, colour correction and know-how about image reproduction|
|Colour Proofing||2||Colour proofing methods, How to use colour proofs to standardise and to improve colour management? Soft proofing.|
|Colour Management in Press||2||Ink pre-set and colour looping on software and how it functions in a press.|
|Colour Management Certifications||2||Certifications and standards, subsets of certifications|
|Colour Profiling||2||Profile management in software applications|
|ICC Profiling||2||ICC Standards, iccMAX, Profiling tools, Security settings, Ghent WorkGroup Specifications and PDF modifications, CIP4 standards, JDF, X/JDF|
|ISO Standards for Colour||2||ISO standards related to colour and graphic reproduction|
|FOGRA, G7 Certifications||2||Features of FOGRA, Fogra 39, Fogra 51, Fogra 52, G7 Standards|
|Display Calibration||2||How to calibrate Monitors? How to maintain calibration standards across displays and devices. Calibrated monitors, Tools for calibration|
|CTP Calibration||2||Understanding CTP, Calibration of CTP, Plate making & process optimisation, Do’s and Don’t’s|
|Press Characterisation||2||Press Optimisation and variables, Troubleshooting|
|Press Calibration||2||Importance of press calibration, Factors affecting colour output in press. Ensuring desired Colour reproduction. Basics of press standardisation|
|Measuring Colour – Advanced||2||Advanced session about Densitometer, Spectrophotometer, integration with software|
|Masterclasses by Industry Experts||6||Experts from OEMs on various topics in Colour Management|
|On the Floor Training|
|Display Calibration & Colour measuring||6||Demonstration of display calibration, colour measurement techniques & measurement conditions.|
|Calibration – CTP & Press||6||Demonstration of CTP & Press calibration|
The classes will be for 2 hours a day from 7 pm to 9 pm. An on the floor training will be conducted for participants at a printing press at Kochi. Depending on the number of students, new locations will be explored. It will be conducted after the lockdown is lifted completely and once the presses are fully functional as per the government guidelines.
Those who passed printing technology courses (B.E, Diploma, B.VOC D.VOC) after March 2018 or students studying presently for any full-time courses in a recognised university/ institute will be eligible for student category fee. The fee is only for the online lectures and does not cover any other expenses of participants. Travel, accommodation, food, the printing of materials or any connected expenses are not included in the fee.
Highlights/ Benefits of this course
- The course and syllabus is practical oriented and not a theory-oriented one
- Practice what you learn, apply the learnings directly to experience results
- The course will help to define and manage colour reproduction essentials
- Since efficient colour management is directly connected with critical business goals, the learnings from all three modules shall help to significantly reduce wastage and rejections thus enhance profit
- Gain better troubleshooting skills, calibration management and maintenance know-how
- Confidence to discuss with and advise the customers about colour
- Decision-making capacity to invest in the right equipment and tools for colour
- Colour profile management becomes easier
- Helps to achieve repeatable and predictable colour results in the printing
- Able to guide and train the team members with best practices of colour management
- An extra edge for professionals in the current or new workplace
Best suited for professionals in prepress, printing, printing supervision, sales and marketing, quality control and print management. Highly helpful for entrepreneurs and senior management to understand the nuances of colour management and to make the right investment decisions, process improvements and resource planning.
If interested to join, transfer the course fee along with GST 18% +1% Kerala Flood Cess (Professionals: Rs.17,850, Students: Rs. 11,900) to below bank account and share the UTR no. to Team@FutureSchoolz.com Include your Full Name in the narration of Bank transfer. Talk to Kulakkada Pradeep +91 85890 90105 | +91 85477 49105 if you need any more details or assistance.
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