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Print and Printed Packaging: Print Finishing

This information is taken from an apprenticeship framework. It sets out what qualifications the apprentice can achieve.

Summary of this apprenticeship framework

Level
3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)
Typical length
24 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements
Your chosen training provider can advise you about entry requirements for apprentices.
Suitable roles for apprentices
  • Experienced Binding Machine Operator
  • Experienced Folding Machine Operator
  • Experienced Guillotine Operator
Your chosen training provider can advise you about the kinds of skills apprentices will learn.
Qualifications

Apprentices will achieve a practical (or 'competence') qualification:

  • NVQ Certificate in Print Finishing

Apprentices will also achieve a theory-based (or 'knowledge') qualification:

  • Certificate in Printing and Graphic Communications
  • Certificate in Understanding the Print Working Environment

Your chosen training provider can advise you about the qualifications open to apprentices as they can change depending on individual and other circumstances.

Professional registration
None specified.