Apprentice Large Format Print Production Assistant CSD PRINT LIMITED

As an Apprentice Print Production Assistant, your role will involve regularly checking printing matches the artwork proofs. It is an excellent opportunity to achieve a level 3 qualification and earn wages at the same time.

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Salary can be discussed at interview depending upon suitability.

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday between 8am - 5pm including lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 May 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As Print Production Assistant, your role will involve regularly check printing matches the artwork proofs. You will also be required to:  

  • Produce a range of products using various print processes, ensuring all products are printed on time and in line with company quality standards.
  • Setting up machinery prior to print and ensuring they are maintained and operated in line with company health and safety policies.
  • To run a printing machine with effective time management to produce jobs on schedule.
  • Reporting any issues regarding product, print or machinery to line manager.
  • Ensuring production environment is clean and tidy.
  • Preparing orders for print, packing/unpacking products, and preparing them for the next orders.

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

Level 3 Print Technician apprenticeship standard - Press route, which includes: 

  • Functional Skills in English, and maths (if required) 
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR) 
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Mode of delivery: 
Delivered in the workplace with 1 day a month attendance required in college.
We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site – once a month in college. 
The assessors will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the standard that supports the job role. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full-time permanent employment.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Initiative


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

Things to consider

- This is a small family-owned company and our business and our staff matter to us. We do not want anyone who is not ready to fit in to our company ethos. - Must be able to work on your own initiative, problem solve with ease and be comfortable working within a small/medium team. - Hard working and willing to do overtime in busy periods, this would be discussed at interview. - Salary can be discussed at interview depending upon suitability.

About the employer

We are a large format printing company. In business for 36 years. We supply to a wide range of retail, motor industry and exhibition clients. We print POS and supply and fit signage.







WF10 1NJ

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Training provider



Leeds City College Apprenticeships

0113 284 6464

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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