Apprentice Gift Personalisation/Production Assistant 3P DIRECT LTD

We now have a requirement for a Gift Decorator Apprentice to support our existing manufacturing team. On a daily basis the successful applicant will be involved in several processes.

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Closing date: 25 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00.

    Total hours per week: 38.75

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    16 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Engraving Pens and jewellery
  • Embossing leather wallets
  • Printing soft toys
  • Applying colour labels to photo gifts such as candles.
  • Read and understand each individual job task sheet issued per customer order
  • According to orders, select the appropriate machine and set up according to operating instructions
  • Carefully wrapping and packaging our mailing boxes
  • Checking quality control
  • Maintaining good finishing operations and packaging final product correctly ready for dispatch
  • Printing courier labels and ensuring the presentation of all goods dispatched are to a high standard

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required to further enhance your current working levels. Please be aware that each apprenticeship does carry a set of entry requirments in order to be successful. These expectations are laid out in the detail of this job description.

Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

For the right candidate there may be the opportunity to progress on to full time employment with additional supportive training where relevant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Boutique Gifts is the mail order personalised gift business of 3P Direct. Located at our Mansfield site, we've invested heavily in the leading personalisation software, printers, and engraving machinery. The website has seen considerable growth as we continue to design and expand our range of quality gifts manufactured in house. Our range of personalised gifts includes engraved pens and jewellery. Embossed leather goods, soft toys and ceramics







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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



01623 900798

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing 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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