Visual Communications - a training body for the photo-imaging industry - will launch on February 11.

Launched by Photo Imaging National Training Organisation, Visual Communications will launch its Web site on February 11. It will offer 600 free distance-learning programs, with others available at "minimal rates".

The courses can be accessed at any time and are available both online and on CDs.

The body has the support of PIC (Photo Imaging Council) and is sponsored by the University for Industry under the learndirect scheme.