• £205.00 - £287.00

The trainee sill be trained to use Heidelberg printing presses and associated equipment to give a full understanding of the print trade and their customers. The trainee will liaison with studio designers and print finishers to ensure the final printed job is satisfactory to the customers’ demands.

Desired skills

Full training will be given in all aspects of Litho printing and management of machinery which needs concentration and an ability to solve problems when they arise

Personal qualities

Must be flexible, reliable, honest, and willing to learn

Desired qualifications

Minimum of GCSE A-E / 9-3 or equivalent

Future prospects

Full training in Litho Printing which will give the applicant an idea of a working printers with all aspects of the work carried out in a working print room.

We are a busy work site and additional overtime, and shift work may become available.

Important Other Information

The wage will be dependant on Age
Work will be carried out at our Washington Site
The job entails learning all aspects of the printing business with help from a member of staff who will train the apprentice, giving help and support with any problems that may occur.
The site is easily accessible by local bus services, and there is employee parking.
There is a small canteen and local shops are not far.

97.6% of our apprentices progressed to employment or further study*.

(*Destination data, based on apprentices completing in academic year 2016/17).

Why choose Sunderland College?

96% of our apprentices agree that they have the chance to develop new skills at their workplace*.

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

97% of our apprentices agree that their course is helping their skills to get better.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

96% of our apprentices agree that they are happy with their course.*

(*On-programme Survey 2018, apprentices)

We have over 40 Apprenticeship programmes across a range of career sectors.

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting relevant qualifications all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid.You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.30 an hour (from April 2021 – aged 16-18).

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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