Print Production Apprentice (Lean Operative) PTP PROMOTIONS LTD

The right candidate will be looking for a career in print manufacturing. They will learn how to use dye sublimation printing presses and digital printing to create branded promotional merchandise.

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Closing date: 29 Sep 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    08:00 -16:00 (Monday to Thursday ad 08:00-15:30 (Friday) with a half an hour lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Job Duties:

  • Operation and basic maintenance of dye sublimations printing presses
  • Stock control
  • Creating, editing and adjusting digital files to make them print ready.Preparing orders for despatch
  • Administrative duties where required
  • To maintain confidentiality of information and to comply with requirements related to GDPR
  • To undertake any necessary training and development required including appropriate health and safety courses

 Print Production Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong attention to detail
  • A flexible approach to working
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be able to follow instructions, policies and procedures
  • Ability to work without supervision
  • Excellent time management kkills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Ability to multitask

Note: The work is hands on, physically printing items and lifting boxes, so the candidate must be looking for this type of work and be physically fit.


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

  • Full Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2
  • All training to be delivered at the employer's premises

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • We are looking to build our team, and there will be a possibility of a full time position at the end of the apprenticeship for the right person/people

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) Essential

Things to consider

The work is hands on, physically printing items and lifting boxes, so the candidate must be looking for this type of work and be physically fit.

About the employer

We are a producer of branded promotional merchandise and are trade only. We have two industrial Units in Jarrow Business Centre and are currently a team of 7. We are looking to expand as things return to “normal” following Covid 19.




Unit 2B

Poplar Court

Nelson Industrial Estate

NE23 1WR

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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