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Apprentice Print Technician Tj Books Ltd

Award winning, quality book manufacturer with over 50 years’ experience, based in Padstow, North Cornwall. Looking for apprentices to learn all aspects of the operational print area including latest digital equipment.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Rotating double days shift pattern: 6:00am - 14:00pm and 14:00pm - 22:00pm. Days TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

We are looking for a number of Print Technician Apprentices to join our well established business based in Padstow on the North Cornwall coast.

This role will give you an excellent grounding/duties in all areas of print operation, from:

  • Using software to manipulate the files received from the customer to ensure they are ready to print through to printing, folding and binding the book through the machines on the shop floor and ultimately ensuring a high quality product is shipped out to our customers
  • Once you have received suitable training, you will be using the latest digital technology that allows us to print, fold and bind 1 book or 1000 books
  • You will learn how the many different types of book and book covers are constructed and how they all come together in our bindery department to make a book that we, and our customers, can be proud of

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read and follow instructions
  • Good team player

Personal qualities

  • Strong work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

  • English/maths GCSE or equivalent

Future prospects

There are many progression routes available within the company. You could choose to specialise in a particular area or you can look to progress into Operational Management.

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.

About the employer

High quality, award winning commercial print company based in Padstow, North Cornwall. We have over 50 years experience in printing beautiful books and use both traditional lithographic and the latest digital technology to ensure we can satisfy all our customers requirements.


Tj Books Ltd


Trecerus Industrial Estate


PL28 8RW

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Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

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


Arun Madar 07850771027

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

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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