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This Apprenticeship is for those whoare interested in producing a range of printed goods. You will become efficient and able to safely operate print machinery and equipment to produce print products according to the order specification and make sure it is produced on time.You will learn the different types of print materials and technologies to ensure that standards, including colour matching, print resolution, customer specification and individual company standards are met.
You will gain an understanding of the following:
You will also become competent in the following:
You will also specialise in one of the following areas:
You will be appointed an Assessor who will visit you in the workplace and assess your progress. Some of these visits will provide you with evidence that you can use towards our qualification. One day a week you will work on your college course work (with support from your Assessor) gaining the underpinning knowledge required.
You can start this apprenticeship at any time of year.
You will be assessed by practical observations with questioning, assignments, portfolio (presenting examples from your job role) and discussions.
At the end of the course you will undertake an End Point Assessment by an external organisation which comprises of a practical observation with questioning, knowledge test, and professional discussion supported by portfolio. Your Assessor will obtain evidence that you meet the required standards throughout your training and are prepared for the assessment.
Functional Skills in maths and English are required at Level 2 (exemption may apply).
On successful completion you could find full-time employment or apply to university.
|Course Title||Print Technician Apprenticeship Level 3|
You need GCSEs at grades C/4 and above in maths and English, and will
Entry is subject to a successful formal application and
An apprenticeship has been the best option for me since I benefit from working in the industry as well as gaining a qualification. College days give me time to work on my assignments and explore features in the software I haven’t covered at work. During the rest of the week, I develop client relationships which help build my confidence and improve my ability to express ideas.
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