This qualification covers the basic occupational practical skills and knowledge required to work in machine printing roles within the printing industry. There are six pathways within this qualification covering the following machine printing roles:
- pre-press for print
- digital printing, machine printing, pre-press for print, print finishing
- general print, print finishing - newspapers, pre-press for print
- digital artwork.
This qualification contains units which cover health and safety associated with the above print processes and also specialist units covering the set and run of the equipment used in these printing processes. This programme of study is likely to
include enrichment units which are an additional component to enhance your employability.
Career Opportunities / Progression
Successful completion of GQA Level 2 Apprenticeship will enable students to progress to the GQA Level 3 Apprenticeship.
This qualification is suitable if you are working in the printing industry. However, you need to be employed within a printing company in order that you can provide the evidence for this qualification.
All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.