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           TRAINING –

           THE ROUTE TO A

           BETTER FUTURE

              rom apprenticeship     BPIF Management        For more information on   gives the apprentice
           Fprogrammes that        Programmes have been     the Management Cohorts,   a level 2 diploma in
           ensure companies attract   further developed to enable   please email Howie   manufacturing, and we will
           high quality entrants to   a combination of online,   Blanks, Regional   also deliver one below print
           development training that   video and face-to-face   Apprenticeship      qualifications relevant to a
           guarantees the industry   learning.              Manager, at             print operative’s process,
           benefits from experienced   During February 2020,   [email protected]   which is the same as an
           and highly trained      the first BPIF Level 5                           apprentice would achieve
           employees, the BPIF is   learner completed her End-  Lean Manufacturing   on the current framework.
           committed to building a   Point-Assessment (EPA)   Operative Apprenticeship
           better future through high   and received a Distinction.   Standard      These are:
           quality training.       Subsequently, all learners   Although a print specific
             This is a round up    from BPIF’s Level 3 &    level 2 apprenticeship has   Level 2 Machine Printing
           of the training and     Level 5 Management       now been approved and   Level 2 Pre-Press
           apprenticeships currently   Programmes who have   is under development, the   Level 2 Print Finishing
           underway.               completed their EPA during   BPIF have been looking
                                   2020 have been awarded   at how we can continue to   This gives the apprentice
           Management Cohorts      a Distinction. Two of    support the training and   two accredited
           The BPIF Management     these learners have been   development needs of the   qualifications and you,
           Programmes are broadly   accepted onto a fast track   industry.          as the employer, will be
           aimed at those who      Masters Programme.        On 1 August, we        getting an apprentice
           are responsible for the                          introduced the Level 2 Lean   with the skills, knowledge
           control of activities and   2020 INDUCTION DATES   Manufacturing Operative   and behaviours required
           work output of a team.                           Apprenticeship Standard.   to be a valuable print
           Candidates should       BPIF Level 3 Management   Whilst this apprenticeship   operative with the added
           have the ability and the   Programme             standard is not a print   value of being able to work
           opportunity to demonstrate   INDUCTION DATE:     specific apprenticeship, the   in ways that can reduce
           recognisable management   Thursday 24 September   transferable knowledge,   waste without sacrificing
           and leadership skills. The   2020                skills and behaviours   productivity.
           programmes have been                             apply to the manufacturing
           designed to provide an   BPIF Level 5 Management   industry and our team are   For more information
           ambitious curriculum to   Programme              excited about the added   on this standard,
           foster, develop and stretch   INDUCTION DATE:    value we will be able to   please contact Cathy
           the knowledge, skills   Thursday 17 September    offer through the delivery of   Hughes, Senior
           and behaviours that are   2020                   this standard.          Compliance Officer, at
           required to be an effective                       Completion of the Lean   [email protected]
           and successful manager,                          Manufacturing Operative
           team leader or supervisor.                       Apprenticeship Standard

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