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All-Round Print Finishing Apprentice Collector Set Printers Ltd

To support the Production department by contributing to the production of finished printed matter for both commercial and NHS clients, working closely with all team members to ensure accuracy and efficiency at all times and achieving direct contact with supervisors and managers alike.

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Closing date: 23 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £356.40

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday, 8am – 4:30pm, 30 minutes lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    24 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Oct 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001781851

  • Positions

    1 available

To support the Production Department by contributing to the production of printed matter for both commercial and NHS clients, working closely with all team members to ensure accuracy and efficiency at all times and achieving direct contact supervisors and managers alike.

Effective mechanical competency and operation of all equipment appertaining to the Production Department including colour control software systems and proof matching devices.

Deliver accurate sheets at all times by following internal guidelines and standard operating procedures, following and maintaining accurate protocols including effective use of the job bag/works instruction ticket linked closely to company MIS operating system.

Principal accountabilities and deliverables: 

The following responsibilities will be undertaken as directed by the Print Floor Manager:

  • Provide technical support in lithography
  • Collaborate with colleagues on lithography jobs/projects to produce print editions clients of all kinds
  • Maintain the upkeep of the lithography area, systems, presses and general factory area for the use of colleagues and ensure the smooth and efficient running of the lithography department
  • Maintain the stock of consumable materials for the lithography area
  • Devise and implement research into new and improved lithography practices
  • Provide technical support in making ready and printing all lithographic press’s
  • Work in accordance with organisation wide policies and procedures
  • Perform any other reasonable request issued from the Production/Print Floor Manager

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Artistic and mechanically minded

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic and willing

Desired qualifications

  • GCSEs A-D (9-4/3) or equivalent qualifications 

Future prospects

Possible permanent role on completion.


About the employer

CSP was founded in 1975. Part of the Delga Group,

The Delga Group consists of Delga Press, Martin Paper Sales and CSP and is one of the leading commercial printing companies and suppliers of creative design and print in the South East.

Employer

Collector Set Printers Ltd

Address

Unit D

St. Michaels Close

Aylesford

ME20 7BU

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Training

Training provider

British Printing Industries Federation

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

Contact

Arun Madar 07850771027 arun.madar@bpif.org.uk

  • Level 3 Print Technician Apprenticeship standard - Post-Press Pathway
  • Functional Skills where required
  • Off the Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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