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Apprentice Production Operative CONTACT (ORIGINATORS) LIMITED

Excellent opportunity working for an established Flexographic Platemakers within the Printing Industry, based in the North West, with over 29 years of experience in platemaking.

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Closing date: 29 May 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Mon - Fri, 8.30am - 5pm. 30 mins unpaid break.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    3 years

  • Possible start date

    30 May 2022

  • Date posted

    05 Jan 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

You will work a busy Production environment, learning processes and developing within all the departments with the opportunity of a career within the graphics industry at the end of your apprenticeship.

  • Imaging and Producing Photopolymer Printing Plates
  • Cutting Photopolymer Printing Plates on Kongsberg Cutting Table
  • Measuring Printing Plates using Peret Device
  • Backing Photopolymer Printing Plates with Tape
  • Organising Printing Plates and Shims for the Mounting Department
  • Making Shims for the Mounting Department
  • Mounting Photopolymer Plates
  • Racking printing plates and supporting Despatch
  • Keep working areas clean and tidy (all staff)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Willing to learn
  • Can do attitude

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude
  • Motivated
  • Able to work under own initiative

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE 9-4/A-C maths or Science and English or equivalent qualifications

Future prospects

Possibility of a permanent post upon completing the apprenticeship.

About the employer

Contact is a privately owned Group that was initially established in 1982, who have grown steadily over the years.  Main products and services are Print Design; Plate-making Flexographic; Origination and Graphics Management




Unit 5

Fifth Avenue


SK16 4PP

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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
  • Functional Skills where required
  • Off the Job training

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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