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Arts and Communications Career Field
Learn the technology for creating and producing permanent images on any material. 
♦ Ohio College Tech Prep
Year One - 4.0 elective
Year Two - 3.0 elective; 1.0 English 12 (required)
Certification: Students have the opportunity to acquire Print Ed certification.
Let's go to press! In Graphic Imaging, you'll learn how to reproduce text, art and photo images through computer imaging, photography and machine printing processes. You'll be instructed in offset presses, scanners, film/plate processors and computer graphics software to print everything from books and magazines to posters and t-shirts. Learn the business of printing, graphics and imaging and prepare for one of the many exciting careers in this field. This program has achieved national PrintED accreditation from the Graphic Arts Education & Research Foundation. Other programs in Arts & Communications career field: Digital Design and Media Technology.
Instructor: Patrick Ruebensaal
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 What skills will I learn? What types of equipment are used?
  • Desktop publishing
  • Electronic pre-press/photo imaging
  • Layout and design
  • Photoconversion, linework and halftones
  • Film image assembly
  • Computer to plate technology
  • Offset printing presswork
  • Bindery operations
  • Color printing
  • Large format production
  • Screen printing
  • Customer service
  • Computers with graphics software
  • Scanners and color printers
  • Large format inkjet printers
  • Digital toner printers
  • Light tables
  • Platemakers and film/plate processors
  • Offset and screen printing presses
  • Folder, cutter, drill, stitcher and other bindery equipment
  • Digital, 35 mm and graphics cameras
Find CVCC:
(440) 526-5200
8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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