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Print Finisher

Print Finisher

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Binds books and other publications, and finishes printed products by hand or machine.


Tasks Include:


  • setting up and supervising the operation of automatic binding and finishing equipment
  • binding full, half and limp-bound books, and repairing bindings
  • folding, collating and sewing signatures by machine and hand
  • operating paper guillotines for pre-press and post-press paper cutting and trimming, and programming electronically operated units
  • operating systems to insert printed material into newspapers, magazines and envelopes
  • embellishing printed products automatically and manually
  • operating photographic and electronic reproduction devices
  • preparing stencils using computer and hand-cut methods
  • selecting, mixing and matching coloured inks and loading into screen printing presses
Specialisations
  • Mailhouse Operator
  • Paper Guillotine Operator (Bookbinding)
Job prospects for Binders, Finishers and Screen Printers in Victoria

Occupations in the Binders, Finishers and Screen Printers group include Print Finisher and Screen Printer.

Employment prospects
There are currently 1,900 Binders, Finishers and Screen Printers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively small occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

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

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This qualification is part of the Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package. It applies to individuals working in the p...

This course is offered in 2 locations

This qualification is from the Printing and Graphic Arts Training Package. It applies to individuals working in the prin...

This course is offered in 1 location

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