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Printer's Assistant

Performs routine tasks in the production of printed materials.


Tasks Include:


  • assisting with setting up, operating and adjusting machines
  • maintaining and lubricating printing and bindery machines
  • clearing waste and cleaning work areas and machines
  • folding, collating and fastening printed products by machine and hand
  • performing hand binding and finishing operations
  • operating specialised machines such as casing-in and mini binders, and automatic carton folding and gluing machines
Job prospects for Printing Assistants and Table Workers in Victoria

Occupations in the Printing Assistants and Table Workers group include Printer's Assistant and Printing Table Worker.

Employment prospects
There are currently 1,700 Printing Assistants and Table Workers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to remain similar. Employment prospects for the next five years are stable.

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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