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Printers

Printers set up and operate various small offset printing presses and digital printing processes.

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About this Career

£26,055

Average salary

New workers start around £16,016.93. Normal pay is £26,055 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £39,855.05.

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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

  • Keeps production records.
  • Maintains, adjusts, repairs and cleans machine.
  • Produces, transfers and outputs digital print images.
  • Dips wooden pattern block into colour tray and lays different colours on top of, and adjacent to, others to form the required pattern.
  • Operates squeegee by hand or machine to press colour through screen.
  • Pours colour into machine or directly on to screen and positions screen over item.
  • Starts or directs start of printing run and monitors machine to ensure that printing proceeds smoothly.
  • Prints and examines proof copies and adjusts press as necessary.
  • Mixes and loads inks and solvents, loads paper and regulates during print run.
  • Positions form or plate on machine, checks alignments and sets press.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Reading Comprehension
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Critical Thinking
56
Active Learning
54
Monitoring
52
Learning Strategies
51
Active Listening
51
Speaking
48
Mathematics
45
Writing
38
Science
22

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Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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