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Training and Courses

Revolution run training courses on Colour Management and VersaWorks - Roland's RIP and print management software.

These courses are run at the Antalis Digital Academy - a centre of excellence for digital printing and technology.

To reserve your place please email digital.academy@antalis.co.uk

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Save money on training courses at the Digital Academy if you are a Revolution Customer. Please call now on 01530 510080 or 0800 298 5086 for more information

The Digital Academy Signmaker’s Workshop

6th October 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Commercial printers new to the Sign & Display market, new employees of existing Sign & Display printers and all colleagues from a non production environment.

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The Digital Academy Laminating and Finishing Workshop

17th October 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

This workshop is aimed at all companies who are looking at installing Large Format Laminators and who are looking to maximise the effectiveness and productivity of this equipment. The day will include both theory and practical applications of a wide range of products. The workshop will also be of benefit to operators wishing to improve their skills and learn from industry leading experts.

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The Digital Academy SAI Flexi Workshop – from Sign Design to Production, software at Work

24th October 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Whether new to Flexi or an existing user, this workshop will aid you in becoming more creative and productive using Flexi for all your designing, cutting, print&cut and printing activities. Get introduced to all the latest features and the many Flexi 12 product enhancements. All attendees are required to bring laptops with them.

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The Digital Academy Onyx Intermediate Users Workshop

7th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

This workshop is designed for intermediate users who have a good grasp of the basic operation of ONYX and are keen to expand their knowledge further to take advantage of the many extra features that ONYX provides. This course is the first of three that we will be offering to ONYX users: the second course will be for advanced users who would like to delve deep into the software to reach a higher level of expertise. Finally we will be offering for the first time Certified ONYX training. This will cover every aspect of the ONYX rip and lead to the attendee becoming an ONYX Certified Operator.

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The Digital Academy Successful Social Media For Print Sales People Workshop

8th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Anyone involved in selling print or associated services. The right social media activity will lead to good business for printing companies. At the end of this workshop you will be able to use social media to find new prospects.

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The Digital Academy How To Stop Print Buyers Choosing On Price workshop

9th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

By the end of this workshop you will have a system that will help you engage prospects and customers in a new way. You will find that your conversations will revolve less around price and more around how you can help their businesses. You’ll find that you are having conversations about value rather than price. You’ll also find that prospects want to use you as their chosen supplier.

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The Digital Academy Onyx Advanced Users Workshop

14th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

This workshop is designed for advanced users who already have a firm grasp of the core features and want to expand their knowledge in key areas such as colour, profiling and complex workflows. This course is the second of three that we will be offering to ONYX users: there is an Intermediate course for existing operators keen to understand the basic principles of the ONYX Rip and for the first time we will be offering Certified ONYX training. This will cover every aspect of the ONYX rip and lead to the trainee becoming an ONYX Certified Operator.

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The Digital Academy Roland VersaWorks Advanced Workshop

15th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The workshop is aimed at Roland VersaWorks users who want to take better control of their printer and understand all the features available to help them print more productively. This workshop will answer all the questions you wanted to ask after the Roland Engineer had departed! This workshop now includes Roland Versaworks Dual. Please note all attendees will be required to bring a laptop with VersaWorks installed if possible.

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Course Syllabus:

10:00am

Attendees arrive


Welcome & introductions

  • VersaWorks Features
  • Layout clipping & tiling
  • Colour settings - how to use industry standards
  • Spot colours - capture colours with a spectrophotometer
  • Special colours (Metallic White and Gloss)
  • Creating Adobe artwork for special colours
  • Understanding overprint & knockout
  • CutContour methods and Custom Cut layout
  • Refreshing the preferences to clear problem files
  • Media utility - import and export custom media
  • Archiving jobs
  • Label printing & variable data
  • Multi page PDFs
  • Variable data labelling and cutting
  • Printer calibration
  • Media profiling using external software
  • Maintaining consistent colour
  • Measuring your printers performance

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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Print, Foil, Cut and Crease your own packaging mock-ups

16th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Anyone interested in bringing packaging mock-ups in house and/or wishing to learn all about the all new Oki white and clear toner technology. Topics and demonstrations will include creating professional folded boxes, cards and stickers in an office environment, exploring the effects of white and clear toner on specialist papers and boards and cutting and creasing prints to create short run production and mockups. There will be an opportunity for attendees to bring their own designs to trial on the day (max SRA3 size).
Cost of workshop is fully refundable in the form of a Revolution Digital Goods/Services voucher which you will actually print on the day!

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Course Syllabus:

Learning objectives

Topics and demonstrations will include creating professional folded boxes, cards and stickers in an office environment, exploring the effects of white and clear toner on specialist papers and boards and cutting and creasing prints to create short run production and mockups. There will be an opportunity for attendees to bring their own designs to trial on the day (max SRA3 size).


Morning Session

  • Registration
  • Artwork basics
  • Oki 9541 Printer
  • Features/XF Rip
  • RV1550-60VC table
  • Features/plugin

Lunch Break


Afternoon Session

  • Print Cut Crease
  • Discussion
  • Event ends

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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The Digital Academy Introduction to Vehicle Wrapping and Vinyl Application Workshop

17th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Commercial printers new to the Sign & Display market wanting to give consideration as to the suitability of vehicle wrapping for their business and a basic understanding of all types of vinyl application. This workshop can then lead into another on the complete subject of vehicle wrapping.

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The Digital Academy Introduction to Static Control in Digital Print

23rd November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

This workshop is aimed at anyone interested in gaining a greater understanding of the issues that static electricity can cause in Digital Print and furthermore solutions to prevent static affecting quality and productivity and operator shocks. Topics and demonstrations will include the measurement of static, effect of static in attracting contamination and how to remove it, general static elimination principles and an introduction to the tools and techniques for controlling static. There will be an opportunity for participants to ask about their own equipment in an open forum. The cost of this workshop will be reimbursed via a £50 voucher that can be used to purchase products from Fraser Anti-static Techniques.

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The Digital Academy Complete Vehicle Wrap Workshop

24th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

Commercial printers with experience of vinyl application and a desire to gain the hands on techniques and skills required for all types of vehicle wrapping. The workshop is aimed at those who consider vehicle wrapping to be core to their business growth and who have some experience for example having attend the Digital Academy Intro to Vehicle Wrapping & Vinyl Application workshop and are looking to improve their skills. With a total of only 4 attendees per workshop the day is designed to be very hands on and practical in nature.

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The Digital Academy Colour Management Workshop

29th November 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The course is aimed at companies who have one or more types of digital printers and wish to get consistent and repeatable colour across different devices.

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Learning Objectives:

Setup a colour workflow.

Get accurate colour from all your devices.

How to profile your own printer.

Control the repeatability and quality of your prints.

How to save money on inks and unnecessary reprints.


Morning Session

  • Colour theory relating to print.
  • Setting up Adobe applications for print and prepress standards.
  • Quick overview of proofing & press standards.
  • Measuring colour with X-rite Pantone.

Coffee Break

  • Practical session
  • Calibrating Monitors with X-rite Pantone and software.
  • Setting monitors up for different lighting and print requirements.
  • Soft proofing and Fogra print proofing.

Lunch Break


Afternoon Session

  • Practical session
  • Creating media profiles for RGB Printers with Xrite i1Profiler
  • Creating media profiles for CMYK Printers with Xrite i1Profiler

Coffee Break

  • Practical session
  • Using X-rite Pantone to check your printer’s output and maintaining your printer’s colour stability.

Course cost: £75 per person

Places available: 8

Price includes lunch and all course materials.

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The Digital Academy Digital Wallcoverings Applications Workshop

12th December 2017

10am - 4pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

The workshop is aimed at companies who have Large Format Inkjet technology to print Digital Wallcoverings and are looking to get a complete overview of all aspects of application as well as practical hints and tips from an expert in this field.

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The Digital Academy Onyx Certification Training Workshop

18th / 19th January 2018

10am - 5.30pm

The Digital Academy Coalville, Leicestershire.

This is for users who wish to cover every aspect of the ONYX rip and will lead to the attendee becoming an ONYX Certified Operator.

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