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Apprentice Print Technician CCL Design (Chippenham)

We are looking to recruit three Print Technician apprentices to work within our Production Team. This is an exciting opportunity and offers an excellent introduction to a career within the manufacturing industry, whilst attaining a recognised qualification.

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Closing date: 04 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The apprenticeship starting salary is £18,000. This may vary depending on the age of the applicant. Incremental increases will be available throughout the duration of apprenticeship, resulting in a potential final ending salary of £23,500.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday, specific working hours to be agreed.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    30 Months

  • Possible start date

    07 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working with experienced staff, you will increase your technical skills and capability, and develop your academic and practical understanding of manufacturing.

Main responsibilities will include:

  • Working to attain the Level 3 Print Technician, undertaking both on and off-the-job training to meet the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the apprenticeship standard
  • Training in the control, use and maintenance of various multiple screen preparation, ink mixing and printing machines
  • Planning workload to meet production requirements
  • Ensuring your actions reduce risks to Health & Safety

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 Level 3 Print Technician Apprenticeship Standard (3-year programme).

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 CCL Design 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?

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there will be possibility of a full-time position, subject to business needs.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Vacancy will close early if the right candidate is found - apply early to avoid disappointment. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who are keen to get started in a new career path and are willing to learn and develop to become part of a successful and engaged team. Essential Knowledge, Skills and Aptitudes: • Demonstrate an aptitude towards customer care • Basic Health and Safety awareness • Communication skills • Working with others • Attention to detail • Reliable • Diligent and punctual • Hard working • Willing to attend training courses as required Desirable Knowledge, Skills and Aptitudes • Demonstrate the ability to plan and prioritise workloads • Practical problem solving skills • Machinery maintenance

About the employer

CCL Design (Chippenham) is a leading global supplier of screen and digitally printed products. At CCL Design (Chippenham) we manufacture graphic overlays, labels, and membrane keypads for a range of UK and Worldwide markets. CCL Design (Chippenham) are a part of CCL Design and is a division of CCL Industries. The Company is based in Chippenham, Wiltshire and is easily located by public transport. There are a total of around 60 employees employed in the site in Chippenham.


CCL Design (Chippenham)


Bath Road Industrial Estate

Bath Road


SN14 0AB

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Training provider



Lucy Kirkbride

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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