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Print Technician Apprentice WALTON PRESS LTD

Excellent opportunity working for an established Print and Mailing company based in Glastonbury, with 20 years’ experience in print and mail. You will work in a busy Print department, working with the latest digital print machines and finishing equipment.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9 to 5pm (37.5 hours)

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    15 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working with the digital print team on printing projects for both the print and direct mail sides of the business.

·         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 to work on their Off the Job requirement of the Apprenticeship at Walton Press.

The Apprentice will be allocated a dedicated BPIF Training Co-Ordinator.  Training will be delivered through a combination of remote and face to face learning. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Once qualified you would be looking at a potential full time role working with the Digital Print Team.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Enthusiastic


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

Things to consider

Most important to be a team player, enthusiastic and willing to adapt in a busy situations. Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment. Please note you may be contacted via e-mail for interview.

About the employer

An established Print and Mailing company based in Glastonbury, with 20 years’ experience in print and mail.








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Training provider



Lucy Kirkbride


Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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