Apprentice Print Operative WADDINGTON & LEDGER LTD
An outstanding opportunity to join a professional team at Waddington & Ledger working in the graphics industry. As an Apprentice Digital Print Operative, you will be taught industry core knowledge and go on to run small and large format digital printing, machinery, CAD cutting tables and finishing equipment.
Closing date: 27 Jun 2023
Starting from £10,400 annual wage. 26 days annual holiday entitlement plus public holidays. We offer a company pension scheme and after 6 months you will be eligible for company profit share scheme and sick pay scheme.
Monday to Thursday - 09.00 to 16.30. Friday 09.00 to 15.00. Specific working hours can be flexible.
Total hours per week: 36
Possible start date
03 Jul 2023
26 Apr 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What will the apprentice be doing?
In addition to the Apprenticeship Standard syllabus, you will:
- Receive hands on training on both small and large format printers along with cutting and finishing equipment
- Understand the processes and requirements of the printing industry
- Develop technical knowledge of print industry practices
- Deal with customer expectations, ensuring quality along with resolving problems
- Setting up and running of digital printing presses and CAD cutting tables for production as well as carrying out various print finishing duties
- Work in accordance with company quality procedures at all times to ensure compliance with working practices and standards
- Once trained, you will have the ability to operate machinery in the most effective & safe manner
- Notify supervisor of any discrepancies or errors
- Ensure the allocated machinery/equipment you use is checked before use
- Clean the machines and doing minor maintenance
- Adhere to health and safety, environmental requirements and laws Under the supervision of a friendly and professional team who will support your training and give guidance as necessary
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 (press pathway).
The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship during working hours. Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Waddington & Ledger 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 site-based. Candidates who do not have the required level of maths and/or English will be required to complete functional skills as part of their apprenticeship.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On successful completion of the apprenticeship there is a strong possibility of a full-time permanent position for the right candidate. As a member of the team, additional training would be available, with potential career progression for ambitious individuals.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Essential
Things to consider
About the employer
WADDINGTON & LEDGER LTD
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
Level 3 (A level)
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