Print Production Apprentice

Ady Potter

Ady Potter

Ruddocks are hiring! We are currently recruiting for 2 Print Production Apprentices to work from our premises in Lincoln.

About the apprenticeship

We are looking for 2 Print Production Apprentices to join our well established, family run business. You will combine academic learning along with extensive on the job training across each of our print production departments including digital print, lithographic print, large format print, print finishing, warehousing and distribution.

By working closely with our highly experienced, passionate and knowledgeable team you will get the opportunity to learn all the technical and practical elements of print production and finishing whilst developing your own specialisms throughout the structured 2 year programme.

Why join Ruddocks?

Ruddocks are an award winning, integrated design and print agency. Delivering creative solutions since 1884. Specialising in brand, bespoke print, digital and distribution for many of the UK’s leading brands including The Scouts, British Canoeing, Macdonald Hotels and the University of Lincoln.

People are at the heart of our family run business and the successful candidate will become an integral part of the team. Everyone is hardworking, continually pushing to be the best and ensuring we always deliver on all of our promises.

We were one of the first organisations to sign up to the City of Lincoln Council's social responsibility charter which recognises star employers who do the best by their staff and the wider community. We value the contribution of our team and that is why our current average length of employment is over 10 years.

As a business that combines full lithographic, digital and large format production facilities alongside a full service design agency we offer great opportunities to continually develop and grow.

Who are we looking for?

We are currently seeking motivated and enthusiastic, individuals with a logical, meticulous and practical approach. GCSE’s (C / 4 and above) in Maths, English and ideally a technical subject. e.g. Technology are desired but not essential.

Future prospects

Full time permanent contract upon successful completion of the apprenticeship


- The role is based on a 38 hour week over 5 days, working hours between 8am – 6pm.

- We pay an enhanced apprenticeship rate.

- 26 days holiday per year + Bank Holidays.

- Company Pension Scheme provided.*

- Full training is provided.

- Formal academic qualification.*

*Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship 

To apply please submit your CV along with a covering letter to