Print Room Apprentice

1 month ago
# of Openings

Company Outline



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Mercia ( is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the UK accountancy profession, working with over 8000 firms nationwide. Over 3000 firms use our file review service and rely on our audit and compliance manuals. More 6000 firms attend our training events and use our online training solutions. Mercia is part of Wilmington plc's Professional Division. 

Main Purpose of Role

  • Assisting in the production & distribution of training course material, marketing material & printing requirements for all of our brands:

    Mercia Ireland
  • The operation and maintenance of print production equipment & software.
  • (Training will be provided to ensure safe operating procedures are followed)
  • Handling incoming & outgoing shipments.
  • Packing course material and shipping to various venues across the country & occasionally internationally.
  • Tracking and confirming shipments with venues and clients to ensure delivery & liaising with courier service providers where necessary.
  • Liaising with internal & external speakers to obtain course material for printing.
  • Includes regular communication with the SWAT UK course coordinators in Plymouth to ensure their print schedule & requirements are up to date and standards are 
  • Assisting with the monitoring stock levels of print supplies, papers, toners, stationery, etc.
  • Quality control.
  • Spot checking other colleague’s work to maintain standards & minimise errors.
  • Data entry.
  • Data entry for scanning course assessments.
  • Providing holiday cover for the Royal Mail post processing.
  • General admin tasks.

Skills and Experience Required

This role will ideally suit a person who is:

  • A motivated & confident team player. They will be working in a small team within a larger department. 
  • A good communicator. Essential they can communicate well through the various media platforms we have here.
  • IT savvy. A working knowledge of Microsoft Office and a keen attitude to learning all about print software, drivers, systems etc.
  • The role will involve handling large boxes of paper that can be 20kg +.
  • Flexible & adaptable. Someone who is good at following processes but also capable of creative problem solving when needed.
  • At certain times they may be required to help out in other departments.
  • Good with deadlines & pressure.


We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies

“We are committed to equality, equality of opportunity and valuing diversity”




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