Apprentice Print Finisher ImprintDigital.com

Joining ImprintDigital.com as an Apprentice Print Finisher, you'll begin a path towards mastering the intricate art of book finishing. This role perfectly suits those intrigued by creative production and keen on acquiring the advanced skills needed for a rewarding, long-term career in high-quality production.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00

    You will be starting at the apprentice wage of £6.40 hr but we have a bonus scheme that you could qualify for when up to a certain standard which we would like you to achieve within 12 months.

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday - 7:30am to 4:30pm with 30 minute break. Friday - 6:30am to 3pm with 30 minute break

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    26 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    10 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000243146

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

What you will do in your working day:

As a Level 3 Apprentice Print Finisher with Imprint Digital, you will embark on a journey to master the craft of book finishing.

ImprintDigital.com is looking for a Level 3 Apprentice Print Finisher who isn't just looking for a job but a long-term career with us. We're dedicated to continuously investing in our employees and aiming to develop a skilled workforce that grows along with our company.

By joining us, you embark on a journey where your growth and progress are integral to our business strategy. This reflects our commitment to nurturing and retaining top talent through substantial investment in their professional development.

What you will do in your working day: As a Level 3 Apprentice Print Finisher with Imprint Digital, you will learn all aspects of print finishing and be a highly skilled member of our team.

This position is ideal for individuals fascinated by the mechanics of creation and eager to learn the sophisticated processes behind high-quality production.

While our end products are beautiful books, the skills you'll acquire here are broad and applicable across the printing sector, offering a solid foundation for a lifelong, high-skilled career.

You'll be a crucial part of our production team, learning everything from print finishing techniques to quality control and machine operation, all within a cutting-edge manufacturing environment.

Daily tasks would include but not be restricted to the following:

· Use our IT system to assist in workflow prioritisation.

· Learn to use all our bindery and finishing equipment.

· Assist bindery operative in setting up various machines.

· Conduct thorough quality checks.

· Assist in packing and dispatching.

20% Off-the-Job Training: In addition to your role-specific training, you'll participate in off-the-job training to broaden your understanding of the print industry and our business operations, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.

The training you will be getting:

Advanced Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technicians (Level 3) (Print finishing)

A full plan will be created at the start of the Apprenticeship to provide information as to what you will be studying and when. Learn2print will deliver the theoretical knowledge for your Print Apprenticeship.

You will attend a class each month for one full day at a local venue (this information will be provided in the interview).

This teaching and training will cover everything from health and safety and general industrial practices to specific industry practices.

This will lead you to preparation for your end-point assessment, which consists of an online exam, professional discussion, and observation in the workplace.

You will be allocated a designated tutor and workplace mentor who will support and guide you through the Apprenticeship.

The training you will be getting

Advanced Apprenticeship Standard for Print Technicians (Level 3) (Print finishing)

A full plan will be created at the start of the Apprenticeship to provide information as to what you will be studying and when. Learn2print will deliver the theoretical knowledge for your Print Apprenticeship.

You will attend a class each month for one full day at a local venue (this information will be provided on interview).

This teaching and training will cover everything from health and safety and general industrial practices to specific industry practices.

This will lead you to preparation for your end point assessment, consisting of an online exam, professional discussion and observation in the workplace.

You will be allocated a designated tutor and workplace mentor who will support and guide you through the Apprenticeship.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successfully completing the apprenticeship, any apprentice who has proven their worth to the business will be offered a full-time position.


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

Qualifications

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

Located in Exeter, Devon, Imprint Digital is a leading book printer known for producing high-quality books in both paperback and hardback formats. With a passion for excellence in the print industry, we specialise in catering to a range of clients, ensuring their creative visions come to life through high-quality books.

Employer

ImprintDigital.com

Address

UNIT 1

SEYCHELLES FARM

UPTON PYNE

EX5 5HY

Contact

Jamie

jamie@imprint.co.uk

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Training

Training provider

LEARN 2 PRINT 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:

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

Contact

Jeanette Vickers

jeanettevickers@learn2print.co.uk

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


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