Map Reproduction is one of the departments at Kenya Institute of Surveying and Mapping and it offers relevant training in printing. Some of the areas covered are Text Generation, Page design, Pre-press proofing, Process photography, Colour Scanning and Separation, Preparation of PDFs, Plate output on a plate-setter, Press Proofing, Machine printing, Print Finishing: Binding, Cutting, and Trimming.
By maintaining strong links with the printing industry, the department is tuned to the changing needs and demands of a wide range of different businesses. Students feel the benefit of this close relationship through generous access to equipment, thereby getting the opportunity to gain hands on experience in printing. As a result, the department has a reputation for developing well trained students with excellent employment prospects. This means that in most competitive job market, KISM students start with tremendous advantage. While the department has extensive printing facilities and well-equipped laboratories for practical exercise, students find friendly staff that help them to make the best use of the resources.