Printing Press Operators and Assistants

High School

The minimum educational requirement for printing press operators and assistants is a high school diploma. Students interested in this field should take courses that offer an introduction to printing and color theory, as well as chemistry, computer science, electronics, mathematics, and physics-any course that develops mechanical and mathematical aptitude. Computer science courses are especially important since many printing jobs are carefully monitored and managed using high-tech computer technology.   

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