Apprentice Of The Year
The basic criteria to apply for this award is that the recipient must work in the flexographic printing area. It’s specifically targeted at final year college apprentices nominated by their relevant training college.
Candidates have to demonstrate they are competent to the standard they have trained to, so the skill levels need to be high. Additionally, candidate’s academic levels should be high with a keen interest in the flexographic printing process. They need to show that they are keen to progress within the trade. They will show that they are interested in anilox rollers; interested in ink technology and that they are willing to push the envelope. The candidates from each state face a panel of experts including a representative from the training institutions.
Winners receive a trip to the United States including airfares and accommodation, attending the FFTA Forum and Print Awards on behalf of FPLMA while there. In addition, the winner visits a manufacturing site of the Platinum Sponsor of the Print Awards for that year.
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