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Apprentice Digital & Flexo Printer The Label Centre Limited

Excellent opportunity to join a friendly enthusiastic team within an established growing label manufacturing business. A chance to learn a variety of skillful printing methods including flexographic and digital printing and earn a qualification at the same time.

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Closing date: 07 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £173.25 to £334.13

    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 9am - 5pm, 1/2hr unpaid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    26 months

  • Possible start date

    17 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001749649

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties will include:

  • Learn to setup, run, troubleshoot and perform maintenance on the assigned machines (Including 6 colour flexographic machine and digital UV inkjet/flexo hybrid machine)
  • Ensure timely production of work planned for each day
  • Assist with rewinding and plain label production during busy periods
  • Maintain a clean & organised work area
  • Populate computerised database with information relating to each job produced
  • Packing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Practical skills essential
  • Excellent time management, attendance, and communication skills
  • Keen to learn
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge effectively

Personal qualities

  • Polite, respectful, punctual and professional.
  • Keen to learn
  • Positive problem solving attitude

Desired qualifications

GCSE maths and English Grade C/4, equivalent or above, or maths and English Functional Skills Level 2.

Future prospects

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

Things to consider

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


About the employer

Established in 1999 our factory lies in the heart of The Black Country. The initial focus of the business was manufacturing thermal transfer media, particularly customised and short-to-medium volumes. After over 20 years of continuous growth and investment we now offer a broad range of label and tag products which are manufactured on state-of-the art machinery by a loyal and dedicated workforce.

Employer

The Label Centre Limited

Address

Unit 2

Bagley Industrial Park, Railwharf Sidings

Dudley

DY2 9DY

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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 practical 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. 

Content:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technician
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Internal training for flexo and digital UV inkjet printing

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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