Graphic Pre-press Trades Workers

Snapshot

Graphic Pre-press Trades Workers manipulate, set and compose text and graphics into a format suitable for printing and other visual media.
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Graphic Pre-press Trades Workers
  • How many are employed in this occupation?
4,200
  • What are the average weekly earnings for full time workers ($ before tax)?
$952
  • How does unemployment compare with other occupations?
Above average
  • What are the job prospects for this occupation?
Low
  • What will be the likely future employment growth for the next five years?
Decline
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Tasks

This occupation may include associated occupations with varying tasks.

  • operating graphic cameras and other photographic equipment to reproduce camera-ready copy onto films, plates and digital output devices
  • using computer applications to generate images, text, layouts and impositions for print and other visual media displays
  • operating plate making equipment to reproduce images from film to printing plates, digital output devices and presses
  • operating computer screen-based equipment for scanning, colour separation, colour correction, masking, creative design, combining, imposing, retouching, and other processes used to transfer copy to film and produce film for plate, digital output
  • carrying out digital and chemical proofing from digital systems, and negative and positive films
  • evaluating printed proofs, checking and correcting them for quality
  • preparing and exposing carbon tissue for laying on cylinders by transfer method, and developing images

Job Titles

  • Graphic Pre-press Trades Worker

VET (Vocational Education And Training)

  • Cert II in Printing and Graphic Arts (General)
  • Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)
  • Cert IV in Printing & Graphic Arts (Graphic Pre-press)

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