Small Offset Printer

Small Offset Printers set up and operate small offset printing presses used in instant print shops or for in-house printing.

info-icon
Not available
info-icon
0
in
    info-icon
    Decline

    Overview

    Small Offset Printers set up and operate small offset printing presses used in instant print shops or for in-house printing.

    Day-to-day

    • prepares plates, blankets and impression cylinders on small offset lithographic printing presses
    • loads paper into feeding mechanisms
    • monitors machine operations and quality of printing
    • undertakes maintenance, adjustments, repair and cleaning of machines
    • produces and manages digital print images, and transferring and outputting images
    • may set up and operate paper and bookbinding guillotines.

    To become a Small Offset Printer

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

      Find a Certificate in Printing and Graphic Arts