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Digital and Litho Print Finisher ESP Colour Ltd

An excellent opportunity working in a fast-paced environment learning from experienced, highly skilled operators. Being part of the team is key and you will have the opportunity to be part of this and move around the finishing area whilst getting an insight into the overall business.

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Closing date: 09 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday – Friday. Start/finish times can vary and tbc.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    10 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    17 Nov 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

You will have the opportunity to learn and train to use our finishing machines across the factory.

 Main responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting fully trained machine operators on all of the machines, this will include the guillotine, stitching machine, folding machines
  • Packing, sorting items ready for despatch
  • Handling paper
  • Training on our internal print systems
  • Adhering to all H&S requirements

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Main skills will be developed on the job. 

  • Good communicator

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiastic
  • Motivated
  • Willing to learn

Desired qualifications

  • No formal qualifications required for the right candidate, however you must be able to pass functional skills level 2 as part of the apprenticeship if you do not already hold the relevant grades in English & maths

Future prospects

For the right candidate, at the end of the apprenticeship, the Company will be looking to employ on a full-time basis. During the period of the apprenticeship, there will also be formalised salary reviews.

About the employer

ESP Colour is part of the ESP Group, an innovative business that has a reputation of being one of the most efficient printers in the UK, whilst this reputation is well earned, we are so much more.

ESP is a customer focused business delivering on exactly what the client needs with a very clear strategy and a mixture of both volume and margin contracts and accounts. Fully utilising our resources, technologies, suppliers and capabilities to deliver exceptional results has to be a given.  


ESP Colour Ltd


Elgin Drive



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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

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

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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