Increasing prospects in the hi-tech world of printing

PRINTING is one of our most important means of mass communication and today, in Australia, accounts for the spending of billions of dollars annually.

For the ambitious, this is good news, for although starts for apprentices in the industry are down 50 per cent over the past three years, there are growing prospects for two classes of people _ the unemployed and those who want to change their career path.

The latter might include as many candidates as the former; modern printing is so diverse and is linked to so many technological advances that the industry, in the near future, might well offer rosy prospects to those with the will to retrain.

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