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Apprentice on BPIF programme wins top award

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Apprentice on BPIF programme wins top award

December 2017

The BPIF would like to congratulate Digital Pre-Press apprentice, Jordan Morris, on the BPIF apprenticeship programme - on winning the Oxford University Apprentice of the Year Award.

Retired printers and apprentices share printing industry experiences

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Retired printers and apprentices share printing industry experiences

October 2017

The Printing Charity's sheltered home for people who have retired from the printing industry, Beaverbrook House in Bletchley, recently hosted a very successful joint event with the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) for residents and apprentices.

Print Trailblazer, final chance for feedback

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Print Trailblazer, final chance for feedback

September 2017

In March 2015, we informed the industry that the employer-led submission to develop new apprenticeship standards for the printing industry had been successful. In September 2016 we asked the industry for their feedback on the new apprenticeship print standards for Pre-Press Operator, Press Operator and Post-Press Operator, created by a leading a group of print employers and leading sector organisations, including the BPIF led by James Buffoni of Ryedale Group.

New online portal for apprenticeships in Northern Ireland

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New online portal for apprenticeships in Northern Ireland

September 2017

The Department for the Economy has now added apprenticeships, including Higher Level Apprenticeships, onto its new online portal Connect to Success NI. To date, this website, for the advertisement and application of opportunities has supported school work experience.

Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

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Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

August 2017

The 23 August 2017 saw the BPIF host a graduation ceremony for the second cohort of Level 4/5 Management Programme learners at St Bride Foundation, London.

Louise Hope receives Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

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Louise Hope receives Kathy Woodward Award for Learning

July 2017

This year's winner is Louise Hope, On-Demand Bench Hand at Precision Printing.

Industry recognises young persons of outstanding achievement in Westminster

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Industry recognises young persons of outstanding achievement in Westminster

July 2017

The awarding of the Victor Watson Trophy for young persons of outstanding achievement took place during the 2017 All-Party Parliamentary Print Group Reception at the House of Lords on 4 July.

Strong industry support for quality print apprenticeships

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Strong industry support for quality print apprenticeships

June 2017

The Trailblazer Consortium continues to press its case for an appropriate approach to the new Print Apprenticeship Standards, which will replace the existing Frameworks.

New £6000 bursary available for BPIF MSc in Management

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New £6000 bursary available for BPIF MSc in Management

May 2017

Students looking to undertake the BPIF MSc in Management can now apply to have a significant amount of their fees paid, thanks to a £6000 bursary from The Stationers' Foundation.