Graphic Communications is a full time program offered at the Northern Alberta Institute Of Technology

Contact Us

Norm PetersonAcademic Chair
Phone: 780.491.3198
Fax: 780.491.3160

Lisa Patsula - Program Assistant
Phone: 780.491.3159

Student for a Day
The NAIT Student For A Day provides an opportunity for prospective students to spend a day teamed with a NAIT student, to attend classes and laboratory sessions, to ask questions and experience NAIT first hand.

Program Promotional Video
A program overview at NAIT

Links / Downloads

“The digital revolution is far more significant than the invention of writing or even of printing.”
-Douglas Engelbart quotes (American Inventor, most famous for co-inventing the computer mouse b.1925)

Links / Downloads

Ad Club of Edmonton

Alberta Weekly Newspaper Association

Alberta Magazine Publishers Association

Alberta Sign Association

Canadian Printing Industries Association

Printing Industries of America

The Value of Print

Forest Stewardship Council of Canada

Graphic Communications Brochure PDF

NAIT Campus Map | GrafCom Location

NAIT | Graphic Communications Site

The Society of Graphic Designers of Canada

Pantone Colour Matching System

Alberta Occupational Profiles

Graphic Artist

Pre-Press Technican

Program Software Links

Adobe Creative Suite


Kodak Preps Imposition

Microsoft Windows | Office

Onyx Production House



Caldera RIP

Additional Software:
Epson Proprietary Scanning, Xerox Fiery RIP Server, Keyboarding Application, and Summa CutContour.

Program Hardware Links

Apple iMac

Epson Plotters

Epson Scanners

Graphtec Plotter–Cutter

Polar Cutter

Rosback Perforator | Scoring

Seal Laminator

Summa Printer | Cutter

Xante PlateMaker

Xerox Phaser

Xerox DocuColor Digital Press

Anajet Fabric Printer

HP Latex Plotter

Additional Hardware:
Overhead Document Camera, Wire and Plastic Binding, Table Top Folder, 3 Hole Drill, Densitometer, Duplicator Printing Press, Colour Viewing Booths, Padding Stations, Data Projectors, Wire Stitcher, Large format B&W printers, Pantone Colour Libraries, Thermal Binder, RIP Stations.