The Print & Printed Packaging framework provides work based training for young people and adults to undertake key manufacturing, craft and technical roles in the Print industry.
The framework contains details of the vocational qualifications, knowledge based technical qualifications, essential skills Wales (Communication and Application of Number) and employee rights and responsibilities that are required for an Apprenticeship in the Print and Printed Packaging Industry.
Apprentices undertake training both on and off-the-job at their workplace and some training can also be undertaken away from the workplace, delivered by a local training provider or a further education college.
At both Level 2 and 3, Apprentices can choose from a range of pathways including Digital Print Production, Machine Printing, Print Finishing and Print Administration. On average, the Level 2 Foundation Apprenticeship in Print & Printed Packaging takes 12-18 months to complete and the Level 3 Apprenticeship takes 24-36 months to complete.