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$963 per week


Printing Assistants and Table Workers perform routine printing tasks, operate bindery machines and perform manual binding and finishing of books and printed products.


  • assisting with setting up, operating and adjusting machines
  • maintaining and lubricating printing and bindery machines
  • clearing waste and cleaning work areas and machines
  • folding, collating and fastening printed products by machine and hand
  • performing hand binding and finishing operations
  • operating specialised machines such as casing-in and mini binders, and automatic carton folding and gluing machines
  • carrying out routine quality control.

To become a Printing Assistant and Table Worker

  • You can work as a Printing Assistant or Table Worker without formal qualifications, however, a certificate III in printing, graphic arts or another related field may be useful.

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