Apprentice Point of Sale & Print Finisher – Cuttingedge (LS4 2PU)

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Fresh minded apprentice required that’s willing to learn manually operated machines, semi auto machinery & cad facilities for a print finishing company. It is an exciting opportunity to gain a level 3 qualification and earn wages.


Fresh minded apprentice required that’s willing to learn manually operated machines, semi auto machinery & cad facilities for a print finishing company / point of sale manufacturer that’s been operating for 25 years.

The role would require you to be a team player, learn & work your way through the ranks, take responsibility in time, take on different rolls. Cad software knowledge & general computing skills would be an advantage. It is including:

  • Print finisher
  • Manual machine operator (hand fed die cutting)
  • Semi auto machine operator (mounting)
  • Cad machine operator (computerised)

About the Employer

Cuttingedge was founded in 1997 as a bolt on to a large commercial printer, this company was “acquired” by a multinational print group, taking Cuttingedge along with it. Becoming like a lost puppy lost in a Giant multimedia organisation, Cuttingedge was cast out as the runt of the litter, to be found (ok, bought) and taken under the wing of it’s now owner, the White Ghost. The White Ghost, loved Cuttingedge and knew that it had many talents, which could be harnessed and nurtured, and had great idea’s of developing it to become one of the country’s leading large format print finishers and point of sale manufacturers.

Training to be Delivered

Level 3 Print Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Functional Skills in English, and maths (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

Mode of delivery:
Delivered in the workplace with 1 day a month attendance required in college.
We will support and coach the apprentice through the apprenticeship standard. We will carry out both curriculum and pastoral care. We will carry out the skills development workshop days off site – once a month in college.
The assessors will oversee the teaching and learning around the knowledge, behaviours and skills elements of the standard that supports the job role. We will manage the apprentice’s OneFile account ensuring targets, milestones and deadlines are achieved.

Vacancy Details

Apprenticeship Level

Advanced Level 3 (A level)

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Working Week

Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Weekly Hours


Wage Amount

£10,982.40 Yearly

What You Need

Desired Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C/4 or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Computer or IT (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Desired Skills

  • Communication skills
  • IT skills
  • Organisation skills
  • Customer care skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Number skills
  • Analytical skills

Personal Qualities

  • Logical
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Physical fitness
  • Attention to detail

Future Prospects

May be a full time permanent employment.

Date Posted


Leeds City College