Online Screen Printing Course

FESPA UK Association represents the interests of screen, litho, pad and digital wide format print service providers, industrial and specialist printers. This represents a total market in the UK of £2.1bn. We represent not only producers of printed products used in point of sale media, industrial applications, garments and textiles, but also those companies who supply products and services to these imaging specialists. The association provides many benefits such as seminars, training, qualifications, workshops and conferences, and many other networking opportunities alongside corporate services. We work closely with FESPA Limited and becoming a member of FESPA UK Association automatically gives you membership to FESPA.

This is where you can really learn about screen printing!

Whether you are a complete novice or a seasoned professional, there is something here for you. You will learn a huge amount.

The course comprises of hundreds of graphics, animations and videos, thousands of facts, hints and tips. At the end of the screen printing course you will take a final examination. If you achieve an 85% pass you will be awarded with a certificate, which is accredited by FESPA UK Association, the Association of Specialist Printers and Manufacturers (, that will confirm your newly acquired knowledge.

Screen Printing Course Content

The course has been written by Peter Kiddell who is one of the world's leading experts in screen, digital and pad (tampo) printing.

This course is broken up into lessons providing information on a range of screen printing topics:

  • History of Screen Printing
  • Principles of Screen Printing
  • Principles of Press Operation
  • Health & Safety
  • Environmental Considerations
  • The Squeegee
  • The Flood Coater
  • Inks
  • Drying and Curing Systems
  • Stencils (Basic)
  • Colour
  • Process Control
  • Quality
  • Problem Solving
  • Special Ink Systems
  • Controlling 4 Colour Process

You will have 60 days in which to complete all the lessons and the final exam.