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Pre-press Apprentice SECURITY PRINT SOLUTIONS LTD

Excellent opportunity to work in the world of authentication. You will work in a busy studio getting involved in security print design and plate making.

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Closing date: 19 Jun 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,520.00

  • Working week

    Mon – Thurs 8.00am – 5.00pm, Friday 8.00am – 12.30pm (38.5 hours per week)

    Total hours per week: 38.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2022

  • Date posted

    12 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043252

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

.     Pre-press production - plate making to a schedule/deadline

·     Efficiently operate pre-press machinery

·     Plan, produce, edit digital files ready for production

·     Create and alter graphics

·     Create imposition schemes and job layout

·     Understanding receipt, checking, and processing of digital files

·     Understand colour theory

·     Produce a printed or digital proof

·     Use scanning equipment

·     Produce reports and relevant paperwork

·     Customer communication

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

At the end of the Apprenticeship the qualification gained will be a Print Technician Level 3 Standard.

The Apprentice will be given one day a week at work (Security Print Solutions Limited in Consett) to work on their Apprenticeship  

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The expected career progression following the completion of the Apprenticeship could be to a pre-press operator or graphic designer.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4/A*-C) Essential

About the employer

Security Print Solutions Limited was founded in 1982, now part of the wider Authentix group we aim to defeat counterfeiting and fraud.

Employer

SECURITY PRINT SOLUTIONS LTD

Address

UNIT 38

NUMBER ONE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

CONSETT

DH8 6TW

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Training

Training provider

BPIF TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Arun Madar

arun.madar@bpif.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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