Print Technician Apprentice - Labels COVERIS LABELS HOLDINGS UK LTD

Whilst completing the apprenticeship you will gain an understanding of print and finishing whilst also learning how to maintain equipment. You will learn through a combination of on the job training as well as attending college for both a block and day release. You will also be allocated a mentor to help you to achieve the full apprenticeship.

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

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00 – Paid lunch break

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Throughout your apprenticeship the key learning areas that

you will be working towards include;

· Maintain Health and Safety within a print related work environment

· Communicating and working with others in the print working environment

· Knowledge of the organisations printing processes and related information

· Keep equipment clean and in working order

· Operate flexo printing machines

· Assist in all areas within the manufacturing of Labels to ensure a broader understanding of the business

· Promote and maintain Health and Safety in a print related environment

· Contribute to improving the effectiveness of the print organisation

· Plan work to meet production requirements

· Maintain all systems in working order

· A greater understanding of the print industry

· Control the use of variable data with printing machines

· To gain a better understanding of the mechanical running’s of the machine

· To provide improvement ideas for the site in all aspects

· Establish key working relationships with colleagues

· Understand SOPs and suggest improvements where applicable

· Report all H&S issues in keeping with company procedure

The training you will be getting

A full plan will be formulated to give a progressive, structured training scheme. Training modules will be issued at each stage covering all aspects of on-site training with hands–on experience. This will cover everything including health and safety and general industrial practices. Industry specific technical training will take place on every module offering the apprentice a unique opportunity to learn from industry professionals. Training on each module will be to a required standard rather than a time limit.


· Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technician

One day per month study offsite workplace with Learn2print Allocated assessor with regular visits to the workplace to review practical element of the apprenticeship.

Print technician
Level 3 (A level)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Full time position within the company is available to the right candidate on completion of the apprenticeship programme, subject to performance.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Highly motivated, Eager to learn and loyal, Flexible to needs of business, Calm under pressure


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

About the employer

Coveris is a leading European packaging company that manufactures flexible and sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most respected brands. We develop packaging that protects all types of products – from food to pet food, from medical devices to industrial and agricultural goods. Through our broad level of technical expertise, our high-quality packaging extends the lifecycle of products to help reduce waste and resource wastage. Together with our customers we are constantly working on new attractive and sustainable packaging solutions.




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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


Jeanette Vickers

Apprenticeship standard

Print technician

Level 3 (A level)

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 26 Jul 2024