Apprentice - Performing Manufacturing Operations in Printing / Graphics YOKO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

This is an entry level opportunity in a fast growing international business with long term prospects for the right person. You will initially be working in a busy in-house print department.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am - 530pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    1 years

  • Possible start date

    30 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001300263

  • Positions

    1 available

This job is working in a manufacturing envrironment and jod duties will include the following;

  • Creating logos using Corel Draw
  • Sending proofs to customers and agreeing alterations
  • Cutting vinyls using a plot cutter
  • Hand weeding logos
  • Using the heat press, applying  logos to garments
  • Despatch

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An excellent standard of numeracy and literacy
  • Computer literate with experience of Microsoft Office and Corel Draw, although full training will be given on computer software

Personal qualities

  • Ability to multitask
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Able to work on your own initiative when required to do so

Qualifications required

You will need GCSE Maths and English at grades A-C or the equivalent qualification to be able to apply for this apprenticeship.

Future prospects

A full time position will be available for the right person at the end of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Yoko was founded in 2002 and is a key player of YOKO branded personal protective equipment and work wear in the UK with a strong expansion in Europe. We have sales offices and warehouses in the UK, and distributors can be found in the UK, Germany, France and Benelux

Employer

YOKO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

Address

Heath Road

Wednesbury

WS10 8LP

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Training provider

This is a level 2 Performing Manufacturing Operations qualification which could include Functional Skills Maths and English, this will depend on your previous qualifications.

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus

Contact

Stephen Dugmore 01922 688891 stephendugmore@walsallcollege.ac.uk


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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017