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Reprographic Assistant

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A reprographic assistant makes bulk copies of printed material, for example, leaflets, posters, brochures or documents. They do this by setting up and using photocopying or offset litho printing machines.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual salaries may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for reprographic assistants is usually around £14,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £16,000 and £20,500 a year.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You could work for a printing company, print shop or large organisation with a specialised print room, for example, a local authority or university.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
58712
0.8 %
RISE
2024
59199
  United Kingdom
2019
740239
2 %
RISE
2024
754871

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

Training

You train mainly on the job, with part time off the job training at college. This usually takes two to three years.

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF)
Tel: 01676 526 030
E-mail: hello@bpif.org.uk
Website: http://www.britishprint.com/
Twitter: @BPIF

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