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Package & Label Printing Technician

Share 10-204-4 Associate Degree (AAS) 67 Credits Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

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The large number of package and label printing companies in the Fox Valley, and projections for strong industry growth, make this an exceptionally good career choice. You’ll learn how to use the flexographic printing process to create packaging and labels of all types, including for the food industry. You’ll work with materials such as plastics, metallic films, cellophanes, corrugated fiberboard and paper. You’ll learn all areas of the flexographic process, from electronic prepress, platemaking, plate mounting and ink management to printing press operation. In addition, you’ll gain skills in team building, quality, process control and technical reporting. You’ll get plenty of hands-on experience using state-of-the-art printing equipment. With this degree, you’ll be well prepared for a promising, stable career in flexographic printing.

Career Opportunities

  • Electronic Prepress Technician
  • Estimator
  • Job Planner
  • Press Assistant
  • Printing Ink Technician
  • Quality Assurance Technician
  • Wide Web/Narrow Web/Corrugated Press Technician

Estimated Program Cost

Package & Label Printing Technician

This program will cost about $9,911.15*
based on current tuition and fees.

Additional materials and supplies will cost
about $140.00*.

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.
  Costs may not include books or all materials and supplies.


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Package & Label Printing Technician

Term Availability
Spring 2015
Summer 2015
Fall 2015
Spring 2016

* Program availability may vary by location. Depending on program enrollment and prerequisite requirements, there may be a wait for some program courses.

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Admissions Requirements

Skills Assessment

An academic skills assessment is required for admission into this program; learn more at

Credit Transfer Options

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Whether you’re an incoming student, transferring to another two-year college or pursuing your bachelor’s degree, we make it easy for you to seamlessly transfer your credits. With full accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission, we offer credit transfer agreements with more than 65 two-and four-year colleges.

Transfer In

Many students come to Fox Valley Tech with credits they’ve already earned, either while in high school or at other colleges and universities. It’s also possible to be granted credit for career-related knowledge and skills you’ve already mastered.

Transfer Out

Is a four-year degree in your future? Save time and money by starting here. You can earn your associate degree at Fox Valley Tech, then apply your credits toward a bachelor’s degree. Or easily transfer your credits to other two-year colleges.

Program Outcomes
  • Apply color management process
  • Prepare a file for Press/Output
  • Run a press

Still undecided about your major or exploring your career options? Check out these resources to identify your personality traits, values, abilities and interests – important considerations when choosing a career. You’ll also find details about scheduling a college visit and contact information for our career counselors if you’d like more personal assistance. We’re here to help you explore your options.

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