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Apprentice Lithographic Printer Fisherprint Ltd

Apprenticeship with a family run Print and Signage company with over 60 years’ experience. A fantastic opportunity to work on Lithographic printing machinery and with highly skilled and experienced professionals.

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Closing date: 17 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £161.25

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8am-4pm; with 30 minutes unpaid break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 May 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001713165

  • Positions

    1 available

Apprentice Lithographic Printer.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to train on Lithographic printing machines ranging from 1- 5 colours in small and large formats. Also cut and a crease letterpress and laminating equipment.

You’ll be producing high quality printed material for commercial and pharmaceutical sectors.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Press minding and assisting
  • Paper handling
  • Colour management
  • Quality control
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Good manufacturing practice
  • Health and safety awareness

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good eye for colour
  • Practical
  • Mechanically minded

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Willingness to learn and take instruction
  • Time conscious
  • Motivated
  • Able to work under pressure

Desired qualifications

GCSE at 7-4/A-C English and maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Full time position as press minder.

Things to consider

Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please note you may be contacted via e-mail for interview.

Shift work potential for the future.
Hours can range from:

  • 8am-4pm
  • 6:30am-2pm
  • 2pm-9:30pm
  • 6am-6pm on a 3 day/night pattern

All applications must be made through Apprenticeship vacancies. Do not contact the employer direct as this may result in your application not being considered.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Long established Family Print Business with over 60 year experience in Commercial/Pharmaceutical Lithographic Printing.

Employer

Fisherprint Ltd

Address

Padholme Road East

Peterborough

PE1 5UL

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Training

Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by British Printing Industries Federation

Contact

Sam Greenwell 01676 526030 sam.greenwell@bpif.org.uk

  • Level 3 Print Technician Apprenticeship Standard
  • Functional English/Maths Training where required
  • Off-the-Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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