What do they do?
Designers/prepress operators design eye-catching printed material; often discussing ideas with customers and then ensuring all digital files are ready for print and contain all the elements needed for a quality result.
A typical day
Typically, an eight-hour day. Sometimes, longer days or weekend work is required.
Designers/prepress operators create designs ready to print. They use specialist software tools and have knowledge about design as well as print process requirements.
How to become a print machine operator?
You learn to be a print machine operator on-the-job and gain qualifications to support your skills and experience.
Sound like you?
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Entry level jobs
Ideally, NCEA Level 2 passes in:
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