Our intensive four day hands-on training program is a well-rounded class for both newcomers to the industry and experienced screen printers who need more technical training. This class will cover the entire screen printing process from start to finish, teaching every student the fundamentals of screen printing that can shave months off of the learning curve and also eliminate traditional start-up struggles for newbies. Also covered will be cost saving and troubleshooting techniques that will be essential for all shops.


Day 1: Step 1 - Vector Art for Beginners (may be taken individually as a 1 day class for $149)

Day 2: Step 2 - Half Day Process Overview (may be taken individually as a 1 day class for $100)

Day 2 - 4: Step 3 - 3 Day Hands-on Training (may be taken individually as 3 day class for $550)

Perfect Fit —
Newbie or Veteran:

Maybe you are looking to enter the screen printing industry but have no clue where to begin. Or maybe you are an experienced screen printer who needs to overcome many of the ongoing technical problems that occur in almost every shop. No matter what your place in the industry this training class will be a perfect fit. On top of the fundamentals you will learn how to avoid the common problems many shops face that can result in months of wasted time, money and supplies. This training program is comprehensive enough to offer the most effective methods and advanced industry tips and techniques that will benefit every shop.

Hands On
and Peer Interaction:

Every student will be involved with the entire production cycle including taking a screen from start to printed product. Along with all of their classmates they will have the opportunity to degrease, coat and expose a screen along with all the subsequent preparation and cleaning of screen after printing. With each step you will have an open forum to interact with both the trainer and your peers. There is plenty of time to ask questions specific to your shop and situation.


Screen printing detailed course includes training in:

  • Basics of creating vector graphics
  • Working with customer-provided art
  • Creating quality film positives using the RIP software
  • Screen coating
  • Screen frame choices
  • Mesh selection
  • Exposure control and emulsion choices
  • Identifying and solving problems
  • Athletic numbering
  • Special inks and procedures
  • Curing and flashing
  • Screen cleaning and reclaiming
  • Prepress through reclaiming