• Entry-level opportunity
  • Seeking super attitude and reliability
  • Stable career path 

About the Employer

APC Innovate is an exceptional employer who likes to train and develop their people. They have a good work environment with nice premises and plenty of parking, based in East Tamaki.

They are market leaders at providing innovative solutions for merchandising displays and in-store promotional communications. Primarily they make point-of-sale displays with half of their business being both screen and digital printing; printing everything from brown bags, floor decals, banners and a range of other products.

APC produces high-quality work and continually invest in the latest technology and printing gear.

About the Job

In this Screen-Printing apprenticeship, you will work within a team to produce many types of printed communications in different formats. They have knowledge of different machines, inks and solvents and use different types of presses to complete the jobs.

APC are looking for someone who wants to learn the screen-printing side of the business, then progress to digital in a few years’ time.

The type of things you will be involved in are flat sheet, large format screen printing, set up screens with film mix ink and colour match set up, operate print equipment, quality control and general associated administration.

About you

We are looking for someone who wants a career, not just a job. You will receive excellent training in how to produce high-quality work so you must be committed to learning, to your career and looking for a long-term opportunity.  

You will have:

  • NCEA Level two, at least English and Maths
  • Outstanding work ethic and reliability
  • An eye for detail and a high standard of work 
  • Good communication skills, and a positive, can-do outlook
  • A good level of physical fitness is required in screen printing

To register your interest in this exceptional long-term career opportunity, click on Apply Now and fill in our brief application form.

Hours of work

The team usually works from 6.00 am to 2.30 pm which means you will beat the traffic, and if you have a young family, will be home for children after school.


New Zealand Certificate in Print (Level 4) with strands in Screen Printing and Digital Printing

Graduates of this qualification will be able to -

  • Carry out routine and preventative maintenance in the workplace, according to a maintenance programme.
  • Apply industry knowledge of terminology, machinery, and equipment to implement a range of technical production skills to support print production requirements.
  • Troubleshoot and rectify faults and problems throughout the print production process.
  • Communicate effectively with colleagues and customers to fulfil the requirements of the work and role.
  • Manage quality assurance and sustainable environmental practices to ensure industry standards are maintained.



Graduates of the Screen Printing strand will also be able to:

  • Prepare job components and make ready, the screen or pad printing machinery and any associated equipment to make screens and produce printed product using the screen printing process.

Graduates of the Digital Printing strand will also be able to:

  • Prepare job components and make ready, the digital printing machinery and any associated equipment to manage and manipulate computer files for print and process data for application into images