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Apprentice Digital Printer Operator BCS Group

Working closely with the signs operations team and assisting with the operation of Flatbed and Roll to Roll UV printer and cutting equipment; Canon and Zund machinery, to manufacture commercial and bespoke signage. Assist with audits as requested and contribute to the annual stock check.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 16:30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Sep 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


·       Manufacturing commercial and bespoke signage using the Canon flatbed printing machine, working with the Supervisor to ensure the machine is utilised to maximum capacity. 

·       Laminating and vinyl cutting operations. Mounting and laying up vinyl to various substrates. 

·       CNC router operation, operating a seamless manufacturing process from print to cut.



·       Assist with maintaining accurate stock levels within the system by ensuring orders are picked accurately.

·       Report stock issues and highlight where customer orders could potentially be delayed.

·       Assist with completing stock audits as requested, feeding back to the Supervisor and Quality Team.

·       Support the business during annual stock checks.


Health and Safety

·       Complete tasks in accordance with the risk assessments and notify the Supervisor of any potential non-compliance. Report accidents and near misses using the correct methods.

·       Ensure the correct PPE is always used in the depot.

·       Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping, ensure areas are free from waste and trip hazards etc

·       Complete routine checks and cleaning processes for equipment used as required.



·       Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes. 

·       Contribute to continuous improvement by providing suggestions and feedback to Team Leaders and Management.

·       Work to agreed timescales updating the Supervisor on progress. Maintain good communication with Team Leaders and Management at all times.

·       All orders are to be wrapped, banded, and packaged as per the delivery method.

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

  • Print operative Level 2 
  • GCSE equivalent in Maths and English
  • Undergo Zund flatbed router training

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Digital Printer Operator

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade 4 and above) Desired

About the employer

BCS Group, a subsidiary of Barhale Holdings Plc, is a privately-owned company. We are a leading supplier of safety and construction products and services that has depots in both the Midlands and Scotland. We pride ourselves on providing a first-class service to all our customers, ensuring the right product or solution is delivered to the right location on time. With over 5,000 items within our core range, BCS Group can fulfil any order and ensure it is delivered directly via our own dedicated transport fleet or those of our partners.


BCS Group


Barhale House Bescot Crescent




Julija Medneva


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Print operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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