Apprentice Print & Packaging Associate Swanline Print Limited

Swanline Group based in Stone, Staffordshire have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to learn the role of Print & Packaging Associate.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, Flexible shifts between 6am and 10pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    15 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jan 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

Swanline Group based in Stone, Staffordshire have an exciting opportunity for an Apprentice to learn the role of Print & Packaging Associate. 

You will discover and learn the skills associated with the production of many aspects of packaging and retail displays, such as:

  • Manufacturing and processing raw materials
  • Conversion
  • Printing
  • Die cutting
  • Assembly

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Can comfortably work alongside experienced staff
  • Able to work quickly and methodically
  • Ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks
  • Comfortable in following clear instructions
  • Able to clearly document work as required
  • Capable of working safely at all times whilst maintaining cleanliness in the workplace

Personal qualities

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good practical skills
  • Good communication and people skills
  • Must be able to perform some lifting and physical work in line with the job requirements

Qualifications required

GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent is essential in the following:

  • Maths
  • English

Future prospects

There may be a possibility of progressing onto an Advanced Apprenticeship (Level 3).

Things to consider

Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment Must be able to perform some lifting and physical work in line with the job requirements

About the employer

COMPANY PROFILE Who We Are Swanline Print Ltd is the UK’s leading trade supplier of specialist printed packaging and point-of-sale displays, with a reputation for service and confidentiality. Established in 2001 with just one single-colour screen press, we made a commitment to investing on behalf of our customers, and have since expanded to employ more than 100 staff across various service departments. We offer a comprehensive range of confidential trade services, giving our customers the opportunity to create niche value added markets in sectors with the least rivalry and thus the best opportunity for margin – all supported by expertly skilled, highly experienced personnel. We can provide a complete solution – from design to delivery – or dovetail with existing production capabilities in order for our customers to broaden the portfolio they offer their own clients. Our commitment to creating new market opportunities for our customers is unwavering, and has seen us consistently invest in superior large format manufacturing technologies. We have recently invested in brand new digital print technology with our acquisition of the market’s very first HP Scitex FB10000 Industrial Press, demonstrating our keen eye for innovation. Swanline manufacture from three adjacent, purpose-built sites totalling 65,000 sq. ft. – including a 40,000 sq. ft. factory housing our core large format infrastructure, design and offices, and a 15,500 sq. ft. facility housing our screen print and digital operations. What We Do We can offer you the best opportunity to increase your profitability across value added markets. We offer a pick-and-mix service from lamination-only to fully assembled point-of-sale units and anything in between. Our experienced and creative constructional design team have the ability to exploit our unique machine capabilities – this powerful combination creating the huge potential to give you a point of difference and allowing you to maximise profits without reducing your selling price. Swanline can offer value to your business by offering you new services which allow you to penetrate markets you may have previously found inaccessible. Whatever your size, we can help you diversify and grow.


Swanline Print Limited


Whitebridge Lane


ST15 8LQ

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Training provider

  • The successful applicant will be trained in-company to carry out a variety of printing duties.

You will also work towards achievement of

  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Machine Printing
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Print Environment

Functional Skills Level 1 (if applicable) in the following

  • Maths
  • English

Apprenticeship framework

Print and Printed Packaging

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Axia Solutions Limited


Anne Lipski 01782 572 777

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2017