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Pre-press Technicians

Pre-press technicians prepare, format and compose text and graphics in a form suitable for use in a variety of print processes.

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About this Career

£21,694

Average salary

New workers start around £11,288.03. Normal pay is £21,694 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £33,184.57.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Arranges and pastes printing material onto paper ready for photographing.
  • Processes filmsetting or desktop publishing output to produce image on film and transfers to printing plates and digital output.
  • Examines proof copies, checks for quality and accuracy and makes any necessary alterations.
  • Scans and retouches digital images to create sample proofs, plans and lays out artwork to match planned design.
  • Uses computer applications to generate images and text.
  • Determines from specification the kind and size of type to be used.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Learning
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Learning Strategies
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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
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Speaking
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Monitoring
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Writing
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Active Listening
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Mathematics
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Science
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Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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