1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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PRINTING HANDS operate bindery machines and perform manual binding and finishing of books and printed products or carry out routine printing tasks.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least 1 years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • folding, collating and fastening printed products by machine or hand
  • performs handbinding and finishing operations
  • operates specialised machines such as casing-in and mini binders or automatic carton folding and gluing machines
  • assisting with setting up, operation and adjustment of machines
  • maintains and lubricates machines


This section contains the following subsection :
              7996-11 Printing Table Hand
              7996-13 Printer's Assistant

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