What do they do?
Print finishers use a range of hand and machine skills to put the finishing touches on a printed product including gluing, stapling, folding, embossing and gold foiling. They can also assist with troubleshooting, production planning and estimating.
A typical day
Typically, an eight-hour day. Printing finishers prepare job components and equipment to complete print finishing, machine bookbinding or hand bookbinding and maintain quality control throughout production.
How to become a print finisher?
You learn to be a print finisher on-the-job and gain qualifications to support your skills and experience.
Sound like you?
Preferred work environments
Entry level jobs
Ideally, NCEA Level 2 passes in:
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