Print Technician Apprentice (EVE-0001-23) Apprenticeships New Anglia

An excellent opportunity to learn how to become a Print Technician within a small team producing large-scale, bespoke printed items for the entertainment & charity industries. You'll be involved in the whole process, including customer liaison, print machinery operation, editing, finishing processes, quality control & print machinery maintenance.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    There may be an incentivised increase as time goes on according to performance.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm. Some occasional weekend and evening work as required.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    36 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    15 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are looking for a highly motivated apprentice who is keen to pursue a career in printing within a company who produces bespoke items for promotional and entertainment purposes. The apprentice will be involved in all areas of image preparation and print of products. The role is focused on the use of print machinery, with the various activities involved at each stage of the print process.

The role will be varied and will include:

  • Producing printed matter (Vinyl and paper-based materials)
  • Operation of Large Format Inkjet printers & plotters (60”)
  • Using flatbed printers
  • Laminating
  • Application of printed vinyl to substrate
  • Cutting of substrates (PVC board, Correx etc.)
  • Preparation of artwork for print
  • Some elements of simple design of artwork for our bespoke products (signs, leaflets, etc.)
  • Some use of print software (RIP, Adobe PS and Ai)
  • Preparing artwork for plotter
  • Communicating with clients via email and telephone
  • Daily cleaning and general maintenance of equipment

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

  • The apprentice will work towards a Level 3 Print Technician qualification over the course of 3 years
  • Training will be delivered by a mix of regular online sessions and site visits by the Training Provider

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is the opportunity to move into full-time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

There will be some heavy lifting involved so a good degree of physical strength will be needed.

About the employer

Apprentiveships New Anglia is a funded project run by Training & Apprenticeships in Construction Ltd (TrAC) - a DfE approved Flexi Job Apprenticeship Agency who will employ you for the duration of the apprenticeship and pay your salary. You should be aware that you will be placed with a host employer but you will not be employed by them. Your placement may change during the course of your apprenticeship but TrAC will support you with this and will also continue to support you into employment or further learning at the end of your apprenticeship.


Apprenticeships New Anglia


Station Lane


IP24 1ND


Sue Appleby


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Oct 2023