Mac and Administration Apprentice

Location
Chatham, Kent
Salary
£3.90 per hour.
Posted
05 Aug 2019
Closes
21 Aug 2019
Ref
KT&A2466
Specialism
Administration
Sector
Unspecified
Start Date
Immediate
Duration
Undisclosed

S&D Print & Graphic Solutions are a specialist graphic and display company providing high quality service to large blue-chip companies across the UK.

We pride ourselves on being able to provide the highest level of services within our industry with unrivalled credibility and reputation.

DESCRIPTION OF VACANCY

S&D are looking for an Apprentice Administration and  Mac Operator to work alongside our studio team in a fast paced, pressurised environment. Daily duties include liaising with account handlers and production managers, creating client artwork, printing and cutting customers files.

This will be a varied and exciting role for someone looking to take their first steps into a design career.  Main duties to include: –

  • Liaising with Account holders to discuss projects and customer requirements
  • Acting on behalf of Production Manager and regular discussing designs and projects
  • Creating visual designs and layouts
  • Setting up MAC files against customers requirements
  • Printing and Cutting files to be sent to the customers
  • Maintaining accurate records of work both electronically and manually
  • Ensuring supplies are clearly labelled and stored
  • Maintaining regular communication with other areas of the business.

WAGE

£3.90 per hour.

Overtime will be paid at time and a half for any work over 40 hours a week.

HOURS

Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM

1 x 30 minute unpaid lunch break per day

2 x 15 minute paid breaks per day

SKILLS REQUIRED

Good attention to detail.

Ability to accurately proof your own work.

Articulate with excellent communication skills.

Enjoy creative studies at school.

Visually astute.

Previous knowledge of using a mac would be advantageous.

PERSONAL QUALITIES

Smart appearance – takes pride in yourself and the work you produce.

Hard working attitude.

Flexible & a team player

Sense of humour

Switched on attitude / proactive

Articulate with excellent communication skills

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Grade C or above at GCSE Maths & English & Art/Design

TRAINING PROVIDED

On the job training with the employer whilst working towards the Apprenticeship Framework – consisting of the Intermediate NVQ Level, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills if appropriate.

Regular work based assessments/observations carried out by Kent Training & Apprenticeships Tutor Assessor, to determine competency and meet with Awarding Body standards.

ADDITIONAL DETAIL

As of 1st April 2019, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour. This applies to 16 - 18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training.

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The employer has asked that you do not contact them direct. Doing so could jeopardise your application. You will be responsible for your travel expenses to and from your place of work. Therefore, you must have the means to get to your place of work on a daily basis whilst waiting for your first wages to be paid.

KT&A: Kent Training & Apprenticeships are part of Kent County Council and are a leading training organisation with nearly 30 years successful experience. KT&A specialise in high quality work-based training, delivered by qualified staff with personal experience of working in the skill area they teach.

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