Apprentice Digital and Post-Press Operative JOHN DOLLIN PRINTING SERVICES LTD
A fantastic opportunity to join a vibrant, growing company and be part of the future development of the business. The role will entail various duties in both the digital printing and finishing departments. The successful candidate will receive training in all aspects of manufacturing, from goods-in to final dispatch and everything in between.
Closing date: 01 Jul 2022
Weekly wage between £192.40 - £300.00.
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
11 Jul 2022
31 May 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Using inkjet and laser printing methods. Much of your work could take place on computerised machinery, as digital printing processes are widespread. Duties will include:
- Matching colours to the pre-press proofs
- Restocking ink levels
- Feeding the print materials into the presses
- Carrying out quality checks during the print run
- Identifying problems and fixing faults
- Cleaning presses after a print run has finished (either by hand or using automatic cleaning systems)
- Carrying out basic machine maintenance
Print Finishing Operatives use precision cutting and finishing equipment to complete the final display of a print product for the client.
The work comes last in the process of putting together a print product. Duties will include:
- Creasing and folding
- Die cutting
- Booklet making
- Wiro binding
- PUR binding
- Shrink Wrapping
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification obtained will be the Level 2 Print Operative Apprenticeship Standard.
- Level 2 Print Operative
- Functional skills
- Off-the-job training
Throughout your journey you will be supported by both JDP and the BPIF. You will be assigned a training coordinator to ensure that you have the best training available. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit you and the business needs. Most training and studying will be site based.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship there will be an offer of a permanent role within the company.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent grade) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
Level 2 (GCSE)
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