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Print Media Technology

Keeping the presses rolling for all kinds of printed materials that are needed by a wide range of customers.

Print Media Technology could be for you if you like:

  • Being creative
  • Using computers

More about this skill

The print media technology professional is responsible for all aspects in the production of printed materials, most often using traditional ink on paper, but also newer digital technologies like toner on paper.

This begins with planning and preparation, running the machines efficiently and effectively to ensure high quality, and cleaning up once the run is complete.

They need to understand the complex machinery involved, know the different types of paper, operate cutting equipment, and even be able to mix custom inks at the customer’s request.


Medallists

WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017

  • Photo of Murilo Silva

    Murilo Silva

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Jérémy KOOTZ

    Jérémy KOOTZ

    France
    Gold

  • Photo of Janine Bigler

    Janine Bigler

    Switzerland
    Bronze

WorldSkills São Paulo 2015

  • Photo of Victor Bernardo

    Victor Bernardo

    Brazil
    Gold

  • Photo of Shuping Zhang

    Shuping Zhang

    China
    Silver

  • Photo of Mathieu PROVOST

    Mathieu PROVOST

    France
    Bronze

WorldSkills Leipzig 2013

  • Photo of Andrea Selina Schmidheiny

    Andrea Selina Schmidheiny

    Switzerland
    Gold

  • Photo of Elena Singer

    Elena Singer

    Germany
    Silver

  • Photo of Dongdong Wang

    Dongdong Wang

    China
    Bronze


Standards Specification

The WorldSkills Standards Specification specifies the knowledge, understanding and specific skills that underpin international best practice in technical and vocational performance. It should reflect a shared global understanding of what the associated work role(s) or occupation(s) represent for industry and business.