Further adding to the extensive library of graphics and prepress online training, four new courses have been launched for the 2006 autumn season.
According to recent market research, the single area where profit leaders consistently outspend their competitors is in employee training. Prepress Training Solution’s robust library of interactive prepress and graphics training ensures that employees are educated, efficient, and more productive. Each course is written by experienced industry experts and is comprised of brief interactive tutorials and feature pre and post testing to evaluate user knowledge of the subject matter.
New courses released for the 2006 autumn season include:
QuarkXPress 7 – Basics
The QuarkXPress 7 – Basics course is designed to teach the new and improved features of QuarkXPress 7 and also impart the basics of using QuarkXPress. Topics covered in this course include: preferences & setup, layout and project creation, palette management, libraries and master pages, style sheets, text and pictures, links and paths, output styles, PDFs, and postscript files. An advanced QuarkXPress 7 course is scheduled for upcoming release at a later date.
Enfocus PitStop Professional 7
The Enfocus PitStop Professional 7 course teaches users how to make expert use of their PitStop Professional software in their own PDF workflow. From setup to workflow solutions, the topics include: configuring PitStop, the PitStop interface and tools, basic and advanced editing of text and other elements, using the Inspector, preflighting, Certified PDF workflows, integrating Instant PDF and PitStop Server, global changes, action lists, and the new QuickRun feature. In addition, Enfocus is offering specially marked packages of PitStop Professional 7 including a voucher for the course, free of charge, via Prepress Training Solution.
Adobe InDesign CS2 – Long Document Formatting
The Adobe InDesign CS2 – Long Document Formatting course explores the use of InDesign to create, manage, edit, and produce long documents using InDesign CS2. Topics covered in the course include: book construction, importing elements, master page elements, text, paragraph, and image use, table of content creation, indexes, backups and best practices in InDesign CS2.
The Dynagram DynaStrip course has been developed for inclusion in Dynagram’s d/certified program and is also available directly through Prepress Training Solution. The topics covered include: the DynaStrip interface, DynaMo QuickLayout, template creation, creating jobs via templates, modifying templates, using source files, and outputting jobs.
All Prepress Training Solution courses are offered online and are available from any computer with an Internet connection. With a unique ID and password, subscribers can access their account for training and review, 24/7, for an entire year. To maximize their training experience, users perform a series of steps that assess initial product knowledge and quantify improvement derived from training.
Individual training courses are available for the low price of $79.95 each. The new courses will also be available through Prepress Training Solution's Prepress and Graphics Library, which includes more than 40 courses for the prepress and graphic arts professional. Annual 24/7 access to the Prepress and Graphics Library is available at $300 per user, with volume and educational discount rates available.
About Prepress Training Solution
Prepress Training Solution provides expert, interactive software training for graphics and prepress professionals. Online courses deliver low-cost, individualized testing and training accessible anytime, anywhere via an Internet connection. The Prepress Training Solution's hands-on training helps create more productive, efficient, and therefore profitable employees and companies.
A library of interactive tests and training, and a hosted Learning Management System allow any size business to track and manage employee education – increasing efficiency, productivity, and profitability. Courses include tutorials on the world's most popular applications, such as: Adobe InDesign CS2, Adobe Photoshop CS2, Creo Preps, Dynagram DynaStrip, Enfocus PitStop, Markzware FlightCheck, QuarkXPress, and more.