Apprentice MAC Operative – Digital Repro DELTA DISPLAY LIMITED
An opportunity has arisen to join our Digital Repro team at Delta Group, situated on the edge of London and pushing instore, outdoor and online "Point of purchase" (P.O.P) in a very comp . The Apprentice MAC Operative will work with the Digital Repro team on preparing and editing files for all output devices across our print manufacturing team.
Closing date: 29 Sep 2023
£10,982.40 to £21,673.60
Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).Minimum Wage Rates
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
02 Oct 2023
12 Jul 2023
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
The Delta Group is a multi-faceted large format printing and visual communications specialist, situated on the edge of London and pushing instore, outdoor and online "Point of purchase" (P.O.P) in a very competitive landscape.
The Apprentice will receive training and support to understand the Delta Groups Manufacturing Operations and different print output devices.
Working with the Digital Repro team the Apprentice will learn how to:
- Prepare files using a range of software and technology such as Adobe In Design, Photoshop, Illustrator & Acrobat
- Preparing files for all output devices - Digital, Litho, Screen etc.
- Colour retouching and image manipulation
- Imposing files using Metrix
- Sending files to Indigo using Smartstream
- Editing PDFs using a PDF editing application
- Checking client files ensuring rules and guidelines are followed
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 2 Print Operative Apprenticeship Standard (pre-press pathway).
The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship during their working hours. You will be assigned a training coordinator to ensure that you have the best training available and 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. 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?
Progression would take the Apprentice into a MAC Operative role within the Digital Repro Department. There would be opportunities to progress into a Department Supervisor and Manager role. Alternative career options such as a Colour Manager would also be a potential career path as may roles within the Commercial Operations, Production, Creative Design or Print Operations teams.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 ) Desired
About the employer
DELTA DISPLAY LIMITED
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
Level 2 (GCSE)
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