Screen Print Apprentice

APC Innovate
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Screen Print Apprentice

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi  

APC Innovate are an exceptional employer who like to train and develop their people. They have a good work environment with nice premises and plenty of parking, based in East Tamaki.

They are market leaders at providing innovative solutions for merchandising displays and in-store promotional communications. Primarily they make point of sale displays with half of their business being both screen and digital printing; printing everything from brown bags, floor decals, banners and a range of other products.

APC produce high quality work and continually invest in the latest technology and printing gear.

About the Opportunity

Mō Te Huarahi  

In this Screen-Printing job, you will work within an experienced team to produce many types of printed communications in different formats. They have knowledge of different machines, inks and solvents and use different types of presses to complete the jobs.  You will learn to set up screens with film, mix ink and colour match, set up and operate print equipment, quality control and general housekeeping.

APC are looking for someone who wants to learn the screen-printing side of the business, then progress to digital in a few years’ time.  There is definitely opportunity here to learn and progress.


About You


For this entry level role you will need to bring –

  • Some previous machine operator experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Keen to continuously learn
  • Like working with your hands and manual work
  • NCEA Level 2 in English and Maths – you will need to weigh, measure and count
  • Attention to detail
  • Like working with colour



Ngā Hāora  


Hours will be discussed at interview stage with the client. Standard hours are 6am to 2.30pm Monday to Friday



Te Tohu  

New Zealand Certificate in Print (Level 4) with strand in Screen Printing

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

  • Carry out routine and preventative maintenance in the workplace, according to a maintenance programme
  • Apply industry knowledge of terminology, machinery, and equipment to implement a range of technical production skills to support print production requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and rectify faults and problems throughout the print production process.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and customers to fulfil the requirements of the work and role.
  • Manage quality assurance and sustainable environmental practices to ensure industry standards are maintained.

Graduates of the Screen Printing strand will also be able to:

  • Prepare job components and make ready, the screen or pad printing machinery and any associated equipment to make screens and produce printed product using the screen printing process.

Ready to apply?

Date Posted
August 30, 2022
Print Machine Operator
Print, Packaging and Signmaking
East Tamaki
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