1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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4913-11 Binder and Finisher

Binds books and other publications, or finishes printed products by hand or machine.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Certificate III or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • sets up and supervises the operation of automatic binding and finishing equipment
  • binds full, half-bound, quarter-bound and limp-bound books, and repairs bindings
  • folds, collates and sews signatures by machine or hand
  • operates paper guillotines for pre-press and post-press paper cutting and trimming, and programs electronically-operated units
  • may edge-gild, bevel and marble bindings using hand tools

Specialisations:
Paper Guillotine Operator (Bookbinding)

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