GQA Qualifications Blog

Thursday 13 December 2012

Girl Power at More Training with GQA Qualifications

Amy-Ann Burchall - Aged 19

Employer: Personalized Gifts Hanley
Amy-Ann is working towards her level 3 GQA apprenticeship in Digital Pre-Press.  Although Amy had already completed a National Diploma in Art and Design, she was keen to join an apprenticeship scheme, knowing that this would add value to her National Diploma, and help develop and underpin her role at work

Sophie Duran - Aged 17
Employer: CPL Print Limited Derby
Sophie is working towards her Level 2 GQA qualification in Digital Pre-Press, she works as part of a busy design studio designing a wide variety of jobs for print.  She is also encouraged to expand her role and outputs work on CPL's state of the art digital press and digital plate-makers.

Katie King - Aged 20
NM Creations, Peterborough
Katie is working towards her level 3 GQA qualification in Digital Pre-Press.  She works as part of a small team producing a wide variety of digital format work, from print and signage to web page design.  Katie's role is constantly developing at work and Nick Thulbourn, her manager, is encouraging Katie to visit and liaise with customers as well as getting involved in production using their variable data digital press and print finishing equipment.

Kate Froberg - Aged 18
E Venture Print Limited Mansfield
Kate is working towards her level 3 GQA qualification in Digital Pre-Press.  Kate is E Venture's newest recruit and is really enjoying her role there.  When she was made redundant from her previous job, Kate wasted no time in ringing around printers and designers in the Mansfield area looking for work.  When Mark Ingham of EVenture interviewed Kate he was immediately struck by her enthusiasm for the industry and shortly after taking her on, enrolled her with the GQA Approved Centre, MoreTraining, on the Digital Pre-Press apprenticeship.