Screen Printer

Screen Printers prepare stencils, and set up and operate power-driven or hand-operated screen print equipment.

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    Overview

    Screen Printers prepare stencils, and set up and operate power-driven or hand-operated screen print equipment.

    Day-to-day

    • embellishes printed products automatically and manually
    • operates photographic and electronic reproduction devices
    • prepares stencils using computer and hand cut methods
    • selects, mixes and matches coloured inks and loads them into screen printing presses
    • loads printed items into drying racks, and unloads and stacks dry items.

    To become a Screen Printer

    • You can work as a Screen Printer without formal qualifications if you are able to demonstrate your technical competency to employers. However, A certificate III, IV or diploma in print manufacturing or printing and graphic arts is usually required. These courses are often completed as part of an apprenticeship.

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