Printing hands operate basic binding machines, perform manual binding and finishing of books and printed products and carry out routine print-related tasks.
Graphic pre-press tradespersons use computerised typesetting and image assembly to design layouts and assemble text and graphics into page formats for printing.
Printing machinists set up and operate letterpress, lithographic, flexographic and gravure printing presses. They work on a range of printed products including packaging, stationery, greeting cards, books and newspapers, depending on the printing method used.
Pulp and paper operators control various chemical and physical processes used in the manufacture of pulp and paper products from wood and waste paper. The pulp and paper industry uses many different machines and technologies to manufacture products. Plant operators are generally classified according to the process they operate, from initial pulping of woodchip and waste paper through to producing paper products.
Recyclers collect, sort and handle a range of recyclable items such as paper, glass, metals and plastics that are then processed and prepared for resale.
Screen printers set up and operate power-driven or hand-operated screen printing machines to create images.