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Apprentice Digital Printer PURE INNOVATIONS GROUP LTD

Excellent opportunity to work for an established printing company, Pure Innovations. As an apprentice digital print technician, you will assist our experienced printers in the setting up, running and calibration of our large-format print machinery.

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Closing date: 28 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,329.50

    £5.81 per hour, over 19 leads to full minimum wage.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 37.5 hours per week. Double day shift so head printer can mentor - 6am - 2pm, one week, 2pm - 10pm next week with an early finish on Fridays.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000082016

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice, you will assist with designing bespoke artwork for printing, prepare printing screens and produce screen and digital printing on various substrates for advertising display purposes. 

Main duties will include:

  • To train on all digital machinery, being trained to run the machines alongside your apprenticeship training
  • To provide assistance in ensuring machines run efficiently, to follow preventative and operational maintenance schedules
  • To learn to be aware of customer expectations, resolving problems and ensuring quality including colour matching
  • To assist in other departments, as and when required
  • To complete documentation in accordance with company procedures

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 a L3 Print Technician Apprenticeship Standard.

The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship during their working hours.

Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Pure Innovation 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 your individual needs and business needs. Most training and studying will be a combination of site-based and remote delivery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The apprentice will be a Digital Printer once qualified and there are opportunities for advancement, such as supervisory or management positions within the company.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Motivated and enthusiastic, Interest in design, Excellent work ethic

Qualifications

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

Things to consider

At certain points of the day, the post holder will be expected to undertake bending, lifting and stretching. Manual handling training will be given.

About the employer

Pure Innovations design bespoke artwork for printing, prepare printing screens and produce screen and digital printing on various substrates for advertising display purposes.

Employer

PURE INNOVATIONS GROUP LTD

Address

DAVID BROOK

CALDERBANK RIVER STREET

BRIGHOUSE

HD6 1LU

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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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