Apprentice Screen Printer B D & H LTD

We are a specialist printing company based in Norwich, Norfolk trading since 1968. A friendly experienced team looking to build for the future passing on screen printing skills to a new generation for continued growth. We use the latest software and run screen printing alongside large format printing, digital cutting & waterless UV printing.

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 5.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learning the traditional skills of screen printing
  • Building an understanding of material types and their compatible inks
  • A typical day could include the processes of screen cleaning and preparation
  • Stencil making from artworks
  • Ink mixing and printing
  • Print is produced utilising a screen print hand bench and a semi-automatic print machine using both convection and UV dryers

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

  • Excellent opportunity once apprenticeship has been completed and relevant experience gained to take over the management of the Screen Printing Department due to incumbent retirement.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Initiative, Physical fitness, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
A Level or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

We are a Specialist Printing and Point of Sale Company based in Norwich, trading since 1968.




B D & H Ltd

B D & H Printers

37 Europa Way


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Training provider


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:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Print operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

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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