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Cut & Crese Print Finishing Apprentices Graphic Packaging

Fantastic opportunity to work for Graphic Packaging International, the second largest folding carton manufacturer in Europe. You will gain all the skills, knowledge, experience and confidence necessary to become an experienced and qualified Operative and be able to operate as part of an integrated crew.

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Closing date: 12 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    A day shift is working 6am to 6pm and a night shift working 6.00 pm to 6.00 am. Shifts follow a 28-day cycle: 3 x Days, 3 x Rest Days, 3 x Nights, 2 x Rest Days, 3 x Days, 3 x Rest Days, 3 Nights and 8 x Rest Days, until the cycle recommences

    Total hours per week: 36.00

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    13 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Dec 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

Key Objectives

  • To develop individual skills, technical, practical and personal
  • To provide a continual and effective service within the department, fulfilling key tasks as required
  • To maintain good housekeeping whilst working to specific maintenance schedules and work practices
  • To work effectively and efficiently as part of a cohesive team
  • To successfully complete all parts of the Apprenticeship certificate.


  • Optimize opportunities to learn and extend skills and knowledge under the direction of trained/qualified Operators and Managers
  • Maintain regular contact with trainers, assessors/observers and Managers in respect of development progress, through regular meetings and on the job support mechanisms

Skill/Quality Required

  • Good level of numeracy and literacy
  • Highly responsible, reliable and flexible with a strong work ethic
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Accuracy and attention to details
  • Full colour vision
  • Effective team player

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

The right candidates can develop all technicial skills on the job.

Personal qualities

You must be an effective team player and have a flexible approach to work.

You must show reliability, quality and accuracy in your work and be highly motivated. 

Desired qualifications

GCSE  A* – C (9-4) Maths, English & science or equivalent qualifications.

Future prospects

Upon successful completion of training, you will become a fully qualified Operator at Graphic Packaging International and a permanent part of the Cut & Crease or Finishing Department. 

About the employer

The largest folding carton manufacturer in the US and the second largest in Europe.



Graphic Packaging


Cockburn Fields Factory

Middleton Grove


LS11 5LX

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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 - Post-Press Pathway
  • Functional Skills where required
  • Off the Job Training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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