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Apprentice Digital & Flexographic Printer BERKSHIRE LABELS LTD

Fantastic career opportunity offering specialist industry apprenticeship training and the ability to grow your career within our fast-paced, dynamic printing team.

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Closing date: 12 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,980.80

    Weekly wage between £230.40 - £326.80

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed. The apprentice will initially be allocated day shifts, but could lead to shift work (early shift & late shift on weekly rotation). Total hours per week: 40.00

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000061596

  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

This apprenticeship provides a rare opportunity to work and train in an environment which uses both digital and flexographic technology in a highly motivated team of friendly, experienced staff.

Accredited through the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), you will study to achieve the Print Technician Level 3 Qualification.

Routine responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure the timely production of digital print work by assisting with achieving daily production plan targets
  • Comply with machine set-up & clean down working practices
  • Perform required preventive & routine maintenance activities
  • Conduct relevant inspection checks
  • Maintain a clean and organised work environment
  • Deliver a high standard of work on a consistent basis
  • Raise production output concerns directly to your Team Leader
  • Basic administrative work including data entry
  • Maintain a high standard of discipline in accordance with company regulations to timekeeping, breaks and sickness

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

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship the qualification achieved will be a Level 3 Print Technician Standard, plus any relevant Maths and English functional skills (if needed).

 

Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Berkshire Labels 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 both your own and business needs. Most training and studying will be site-based. You should be comfortable with planning your workload as you progress through the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possibility of full-time post on completion of apprenticeship.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Strong work ethic, Self-motivated

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

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

Over thirty-five years and five locations later, Berkshire Labels continues to move forward with continual investment, innovation and unrivalled passion, becoming one of the largest, privately owned label companies in the UK. The purpose-built manufacturing site located in Hungerford, has the perfect blend of conventional UV flexographic and HP digital printing, silk screen and foil capabilities, complemented by a full in-house pre-press department that provides complete control over colour management.

Employer

BERKSHIRE LABELS LTD

Address

SWANGATE

CHARNHAM PARK

HUNGERFORD

RG17 0YX

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Training

Training provider

BPIF TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Lucy Kirkbride

lucy.kirkbride@bpif.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)


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