We are customer centric, innovative, independent, and our goal is to continue to grow the business to be a market leader in the packaging industry. An apprenticeship with us will give you an opportunity to learn and grow alongside the company and set you up for a great career in Printing and Manufacturing.
Closing date: 15 Mar 2024
Total hours per week: 40
Possible start date
18 Mar 2024
10 Jan 2024
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
The apprentice will get trained in all departments that contribute towards the process of flexographic printing. This will include:
- Ink mixing
- Operating pre-press
- Being trained on one of our state of the art printing presses
- We will offer full and regular training, with a view to the apprentice becoming a no.1 printer by the end of their apprenticeship
The training you will be getting
The candidate will be supported by a training coordinator to ensure that they have the possible support from both Watershed Packaging and BPIF Training throughout the duration of the apprenticeship. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit your individual needs and the business needs. All training will be based on site, with sufficient time and space allocated for any off-line learning. Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the candidate will obtain a 'Print Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship' standard.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
Number 1 printer on one of our four state of the art printing presses, responsible for production of high quality flexible packaging to the food, dairy and beverage markets.
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
WATERSHED PACKAGING LTD
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
Adjustments for experience
You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.
You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications
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