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Apprentice Flexographic and Digital Printer Cotswold Labels

Excellent opportunity to work for a family run printing and distribution company established 45 years ago. You will have the opportunity to be trained on a range of traditional and hi-tech printing machinery and to become part of a hardworking team.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm, with half an hour lunch break each day.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    36 months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2021

  • Date posted

    09 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

This is a varied and hands on Apprenticeship and the successful candidate will be given training in all areas of the printing process as well as training in all other production areas of the company.

The training will include:

  • Flexo press
  • Hot foil
  • Digital
  • Thermal
  • Slitting Machine
  • Goods in/Goods out
  • Despatch processes
  • Stock management
  • Warehouse management
  • Folk lift training

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Proficient level of literacy and numeracy
  • Alignment with the company values
  • Computer literate
  • Organised team player
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ambitious with a drive and commitment to succeed
  • Motivated
  • Well-presented and articulate

Desired qualifications

  • A*-C / 9-4 English and maths or equivalent grades

Future prospects

  • For the right candidate there will be the opportunity for a full time position at the end of the Apprenticeship

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

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

About the employer

A family run business with over 45 years in the trade, South Western Specialised Tape Ltd is a key distributor of specialised adhesive tapes, supplying technical solutions across industry. It has 2 sister companies, Cotswold Labels and PD Labels supplying high quality label solutions to customers across the country.


Cotswold Labels


Unit 4

The Hidings

Love Lane



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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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