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You will gain an understanding of label printing and finishing on flexo printing machines whilst also learning how to maintain the equipment at Coveris.

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Overall yearly pay has the potential to be more subject to performance reviews after 6 months

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm 30 minute breaks each day

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    21 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Throughout your apprenticeship the key learning areas that you will be working towards include;

  • Maintain Health and Safety within a print related work environment
  • Communicating and working with others in the print working environment
  • Knowledge of the organisations printing processes and related information
  • Keep equipment clean  and in working order
  • Operate flexo printing machines
  • Assist in all areas within the manufacturing of Labels to ensure a broader understanding of the business
  • Promote and maintain Health and Safety in a print related environment
  • Contribute to improving the effectiveness of the print organisation
  • Plan work to meet production requirements
  • A greater understanding of the print industry
  • Control the use of variable data with printing machines
  • To gain a better understanding of the mechanical running’s of the machine
  • To provide improvement ideas for the site in all aspects
  • Establish key working relationships with colleagues
  • Understand SOPs and suggest improvements where applicable
  • Report all H&S issues in keeping with company procedure

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

  • Apprenticeship Standard for Print Operative 
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (Where required)
  • One day per month study offsite workplace with Learn2print

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We cannot guarantee permanent employment upon completion of apprenticeship. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Creative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Candidates will be considered for Print L2 & Print L3 following assessments with L2P & Coveris. You will need to ensure that you can get to work every day in a safe and timely manner.

About the employer

We develop packaging that protects all types of products – from food to pet food, from medical devices to industrial and agricultural goods. Through our broad level of technical expertise, our high-quality packaging extends the lifecycle of products to help reduce waste and resource wastage. Together with our customers we are constantly working on new attractive and sustainable packaging solutions.




Enterprise Way



PE11 3YR

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Training provider



Jeanette Vickers


Apprenticeship standard

Print operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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