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Samples Room Apprentice (Level 2/Intermediate) – KT&A2265

Sittingbourne (

ME10 3RY


Kent Training & Apprenticeships



Closing date: 28/02/2019
Industry: Administration
Vacancy reference: KT&A2265

Employer Description

Denmaur has been one of the established names in the print and publishing sectors since 1983. Today, Denmaur Paper Media has become one of the leading specialist paper suppliers in the UK, offering a comprehensive range of innovative and sustainable products for traditional and modern print processes, and the provision of an unparalleled customer service that emanates from all levels of our company.

Travel Information

Nearest Station is Sittingbourne, which is around 15 minutes’ walk away.  Close to the High Street, so within easy access of Bus routes. Onsite parking available.

Description of Vacancy

We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic apprentice to join the team here at Denmaur Paper Media, which is one of the lead specialist paper suppliers in the UK.

We would like to recruit someone to work within our samples room team to provide paper samples and mock up magazines to existing and prospective customers.

Main duties to include:-

  • Produce and send paper samples and replica’s to customers
  • Maintain supplies of paper stock for sampling and testing
  • Label printed samples
  • Create mock-ups and dummies
  • Store away paper stock
  • Maintain sufficient levels of equipment and supplies
  • Opportunity to work alongside the Sales and Marketing teams, to expand role


£288.75 per week, starting salary.  This could increase incrementally on achievement of performance and behaviour.


Working 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday.

9am to 5:30pm.

Skills Required

  • Working knowledge or Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Good Spoken English
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Able to follow instructions

Personal Qualities

  • Flexible with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Punctual and dedicated
  • Deadline aware and focused
  • Able to work within a team
  • Physically fit, as some manual handling

Qualifications Required

Minimum achieved Grade D or equivalent in English and Maths.

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 2018, the NMW for Apprentices is £3.70 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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