Apprentice Print Technician



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Are you seeking an exciting opportunity with a forward-thinking, dynamic and growing company where they have a totally fresh perspective on print services? Hobs is a company that stands out from the crowd and have a truly unique offering. Constantly investing in the latest technology and equipment that stands us apart from the competition. Their very modern approach and ethos are allowing them to continue to make new ventures within the print industry and are what makes Hobs an exciting company to be a part of.

The Programme:

We are looking for a keen and reliable individual to join our large format hub at the Bristol Visual Communications branch as an Apprentice Print Technician.

The Apprenticeship will last around three years and 20% of your time will be spent working towards your Level 3 Print Technician qualification and the other 80% will be spent developing skills and knowledge whilst performing the role.

You will be trained in 3 key areas during the apprenticeship;

Pre-Press Technician: Discover the process between design and printing.
Press Technician: Understand the 6 print categories; lithography; screen; flexography; gravure; letterpress; and digital.
Post-Press Technician: Learn about finishing, transforming printed paper into products such as books, booklets, catalogues, pop-ups and display units.

The Future:

Our qualified Print Technicians have progressed within the Company to develop into careers in production, sales, and management. We will provide the support and training for the successful candidate to keep developing their career progression within the company.

Ideal candidate

GCSE grades A-C (or equivalent) in maths and English
Eager and willing to learn new skills with a desire to develop a career in the print industry
Good team player
Positive attitude 
Excellent IT/ computer skills
An understanding of customer care
The ability to work under pressure adhering to tight production deadlines