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Apprentice Print Finisher Pyramid Press Limited

Excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic person to join one of the East Midlands leading print companies. The right applicant will be given the opportunity to develop and learn all aspects of the print trade, but you will be expected to assist the finishing team.

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Closing date: 29 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, 07:00 - 14:30.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    26 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    19 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001740038

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for a bright, enthusiastic apprentice to join our friendly team. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Using our finishing kit – guillotines, folders, and stitchers
  • Understand quality standards and how to achieve them
  • Understand and adhere to our Health and Safety standards

You will be trained to the highest level by our highly experienced in-house team with additional training from Learn2Print.  You will be trained predominantly in finishing, but you will receive a good base of training in all aspects of print production.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good communication skills

Personal qualities

  • Polite
  • Respectful
  • Punctual
  • Reliable
  • Professional
  • Ability to communicate with peers

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Full-time position within the company is available to the right candidate upon completion of the Apprenticeship programme. 


About the employer

Pyramid Press has been leading the way with quality commercial B1 and B2 printing for over 25 years. Based in Nottingham, our reputation has been built on trust, honesty, integrity, reliability, flexibility, and superior quality print.

Employer

Pyramid Press Limited

Address

Unit 1

Nottingham

NG5 1DT

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Training

Training provider

LEARN 2 PRINT LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Learn 2 Print

A full plan will be formulated to give a progressive, structured training scheme.  Training modules will be issued at each stage covering all aspects of on-site training with hands–on experience.

This will cover everything including health and safety and general industrial practices.  Industry specific technical training will take place on every module offering the apprentice a unique opportunity to learn from industry professionals.

Training on each module will be to a required standard rather than a time limit.   

Level 2 Print Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • 1 day per month study at workplace with Learn2Print

Allocated assessor with regular visits to the workplace to review practical element of the apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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