8132-Photographic Products Machine Operators

Job Title: 

Photographic Products Machine Operators

Job Description: 

Photographic products machine operators operate and monitor equipment which makes photographic film and paper and which processes exposed photographic film and makes prints.


Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring equipments which makes photographic film and paper
  • operating, monitoring and testing photographic processing and printing equipment, and maintaining operational standards
  • preparing exposed film for different processing batches in dark rooms and dark chambers
  • inspecting images, films, prints and adjusting settings on print-making equipment to produce required colour, brightness, contrast, number, size and type of prints
  • adjusting settings and running automatic developing equipment
  • operating equipment to transfer film to video tape or other electronic media
  • performing photographic processing related tasks
  • operating automatic equipment (in retail establishments) to develop colour negatives, prints and slides
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Photograph developer
Photograph printing machine operator
Photographic plate maker
Photographic print developer
X-ray film developer

Specific Occupations: 

Photographic products machine operator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore