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Apprentice Print Finisher MARPAK LIMITED

Apprentices within Cut and Crease department of an established business required due to business growth. Will be trained on die cutting and all associated machines.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 7.30am - 4.00pm, Friday 7.30am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

During this period of expansion, the apprentice will:

  • Be required to assist the die cutting operators in setting up the cut and crease machines
  • Conduct general maintenance
  • Eventually graduate to running the machinery once fully trained
  • Monitoring the quality of our products
  • Flexibility to meet the needs of the company at short notice.
  • Heavy lifting will be required.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technician
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (if required)
  • 1 day per month study at workplace with Learn2print.
  • Allocated assessor with regular visits to the workplace to review practical element of the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Permanent role will be offered to successful apprentice after service and once fully trained.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Heavy lifting will be required from time to time

About the employer

Marpak, with its enviable track record, is owned and run by the Wheeler family. From its roots in window patching, it has grown to become a leading force in trade finishing services, from die cutting and gluing to nested trays and pick & place. The company now offers the full spectrum of board converting and trade finishing services from its modern, 30,000 sq. ft. central Leicester facility.




Harding Street



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Training provider



Jeanette Vickers


Apprenticeship standard

Print operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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