PRINTING ASSISTANTS AND TABLE WORKERS – UNIT GROUP 8995

General Description

PRINTING ASSISTANTS AND TABLE WORKERS perform routine printing tasks, operate bindery machines and perform manual binding and finishing of books and printed products.

 

Indicative Skill Level

ANZSCO Skill Level: 4

In Australia the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

In New Zealand the majority of occupations in this unit group have:

  • NZQF Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)

At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

 

Task Information

  • 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
  • carrying out routine quality control

 

Occupations in this group:

(1)899511 PRINTER’S ASSISTANT
Performs routine tasks in the production of printed materials.

(2)899512 PRINTING TABLE WORKER

Alternative Titles: Printing Bindery Assistant、Printing Table Hand
Operates bindery machines and performs manual binding and finishing of books and printed products.

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