Printing Press Operators 


Printing press operators set up and operate sheet/web-fed presses to print illustrations, designs, and text on plastic, paper, metals, and other materials.


Title Examples: Newspaper Press Operator, Plastic Sheeted Offset Press Operator, Press Operator - Printing, Printer, Printing Press Operator, Proof-press Operator, Gravure - Printing, Rotogravure Press Operator - Printing, Rotoprinter, Thermographic Printer, Web Press Operator - Printing

Useful Secondary School subjects: Math, Mechanics, First Aid, Computer Basics, English

Degrees associated with this career: Certificate, Diploma, Post-diploma

Requirements: In general, you usually need a high school diploma. , To be a printing press operator or other related tradesperson, you need an apprenticeship or a combination of several years' experience and college or other trade courses, or several years' on-the-job training. You may need trade certification or a licence in the province/territory where you'll work. , Many recent entrants have a high school diploma, and almost 3 in 10 have a trade/vocational certificate or community college diploma.

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