You will learn the fundamentals of print technology, including operating and maintaining printing equipment, understanding varivarious printing techniques, and ensuring quality control throughout the printing process. The apprenticeship will also cover aspects of graphic design, prepress preparation, and post-production tasks.
Closing date: 02 Mar 2024
Possibility of a rise when skills have been learnt.
Total hours per week: 37.5
Possible start date
04 Mar 2024
15 Jan 2024
Level 2 (GCSE)
What you will do in your working day
This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to work at the DS Group an employee-owned direct marketing company based in Essex. The average day will consist of:
- Operating and maintaining printing equipment
- Pre-press proofing
- Operating various finishing machinery ie folder, booklet maker etc.
- Ensuring print quality including colour matching, print resolution etc.
- Follow production schedules
- Manage materials and stock takes
- Adhere to safety protocols
- Adhere to ISO standards
- Working in a team
The training you will be getting
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification obtained will be a Level 2 Print Operative Apprenticeship Standard.
The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship during their working hours. Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both your employer and BPIF Training to achieve the knowledge, skills and behaviours of the apprenticeship through a structured training plan.
You will be assigned a training coordinator who will work with you throughout your apprenticeship to ensure that you have the best training and support available Most training and studying will be a combination of regular site-based visits at the employer's premises and occasional remote delivery.
Candidates without the required level of maths and English will be required to complete Functional Skills alongside the apprenticeship.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- We aim to employ the apprentice in a permanent full time position on completion of their apprenticeship programme and training
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
About the employer
IT SOLUTION SERVICES 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 2 (GCSE)
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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