NOC 9472 – Camera, platemaking and other prepress occupations

 

  • alignment examiner – printing
  • assistant newspaper make-up man/woman
  • automated letterer-engraver
  • bright type processor
  • camera operator – graphic arts
  • camera operator – printing
  • carbon tissue cylinder preparer – printing
  • clamper – camera and platemaking
  • colour correction scanning machine operator
  • colour edition preparer – printing
  • colour printer-technician – photographic processing
  • colour scanner operator – printing
  • colour separation assistant – scanning
  • colour separation camera operator
  • colour separation camera operator – printing
  • colour separation electronic scanning machine operator
  • colour separation operator
  • colour-editing terminal operator – printing
  • computer-assisted letterer-engraver
  • contact printer
  • copper engraver – camera and platemaking
  • copper photoengraver
  • copperplate photoengraver
  • cylinder painter – printing
  • cylinder preparer – printing
  • cylinder-impresser operator
  • digital printing technician
  • dot etcher
  • dot etcher – printing
  • electronic engraver
  • electronic prepress technician
  • electroplating tank tender
  • electrostatic camera operator
  • electrotyper – printing
  • electrotyper and platemaker
  • engraver-letterer
  • engraver-transferrer
  • etcher – printing
  • etching corrector
  • file preparation operator
  • film assembler
  • film sizer
  • film stripper
  • film stripper and layout specialist – printing
  • film stripper specialist – printing
  • film stripper-assembler
  • film stripper-assembler – printing
  • flexible plate engraver
  • flexible printing plate mounter
  • flexible-plate hand engraver
  • flexographic mounter-proofer
  • flexographic printing cylinder assembler
  • graphic arts camera operator
  • gravure printer – prepress
  • halftone camera operator – printing
  • image processing operator
  • image reproduction machine operator
  • image setter operator
  • image-processing system operator
  • laser beam colour scanner operator
  • lineup examiner – printing
  • lithographic plate preparer
  • lithographic platemaker
  • monochrome plate film stripper
  • negative merger
  • negative spotter – printing
  • offset plate preparer
  • offset platemaker
  • offset printing plate preparer
  • opticopy keypunch operator – printing
  • opticopy machine operator – printing
  • opticopy offline programmer – printing
  • opticopy program tape preparer – printing
  • pantograph setter
  • pantographer – printing
  • paper-plate maker
  • photoengraver – printing
  • photoengraving etcher – printing
  • photoengraving finisher
  • photoengraving platemaker
  • photoengraving retoucher – printing
  • photogravure camera operator – printing
  • photopolymer platemaker
  • picture engraver – printing
  • plate finisher – printing
  • plate grainer – printing
  • plate processor – printing
  • plate processor operator – printing
  • plate-graining machine tender
  • platemaker
  • platemaker – printing
  • platemaking etcher
  • pre-flight operator – printing
  • prepress technician
  • preprint-coating machine tender
  • print roller repairer
  • print transferrer – printing
  • printing cylinder engraver
  • printing plate engraver
  • printing plate moulder
  • printing plate presensitizer tender
  • process camera operator
  • processor – printing
  • proofmaker
  • proofmaker – printing
  • roller engraver – printing
  • rotogravure cylinder technician
  • rotogravure press technician
  • scanner operator – printing
  • screenmaker
  • siderographer – printing
  • silkscreen assembler – printing
  • stager – printing
  • stencil preparer
  • step and repeat camera operator
  • stereotyper
  • stripper – printing
  • stripper-image assembler – printing
  • stripper-layout specialist – printing
  • studio-image-processing system operator
  • template engraver
  • tracer-transferrer
  • transferrer

Job Duties

The following is a summary of main duties for some occupations in this unit group:

  • Graphic arts camera operators set up and adjust black and white or colour separation process cameras to convert graphic art and photographs into film for assembly and exposure onto printing plates or cylinders.
  • Cylinder preparers grind and polish press cylinders; expose and lay down carbon tissue; and etch or engrave cylinders using hand tools, etching machines, photogravure or laser processes to produce cylinders for gravure presses.
  • Film strippers and assemblers assemble and position, either using automated equipment or by hand, pieces of film containing all parts of a printing job to produce flats or composite negatives for preparing printing plates or cylinders.
  • Platemakers operate vacuum frames, plate processors and step and repeat machines to produce printing plates for various types of presses.
  • Prepress technicians operate various computer-controlled studio systems to perform colour separation, retouching and editing that allow changes to be made to a colour negative for printing purposes, plan page layouts and electronically alter shape, size and positions of illustrations and text.
  • Scanner operators operate computerized scanning machines or digital cameras to make colour separations and corrections from colour copy or transparencies for use in preparing film, digital files, printing plates or cylinders.
  • Proofmakers operate computerized equipment to prepare film, laser or dylux proofs for quality control purposes or for customers’ review.

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school is required.
  • Completion of a college program in graphic arts technology or A combination of on-the-job training and specialized college, industry or other courses is required.
  • Trade certification for some occupations in this group is available, but voluntary, in Ontario, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Exclusions

  • Desktop publishing operators (in 1423 Desktop publishing operators and related occupations)
  • Graphic arts technicians (5223)
  • Graphic designers and illustrators (5241)
  • Photographic and film processors (9474)
  • Supervisors, printing and related occupations (7303)

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