Opportunity: Traineeship at London Print Studio

Deadline: 31st January 2017 (Interview date 8th February 2017)

Details: We are making a traineeship available, suitable for a recent art graduate or a current student  interested in gaining experience in our printstudio. The trainee will develop their technical, training and teaching skills by working alongside our professional team who coordinate the running of our open access studio.

Our printstudio offers open access sessions in our fully-equipped, purpose built facilities.We also offer a wider range of print making courses.

The person we are looking for : an enthusiastic, hard working and motivated art or design graduate (or with equivalent experience) with a particular interest in printmaking and teaching assistance. Candidate must be fluent in English with good communication skills.

The opportunity: a six month traineeship providing invaluable experience in supporting the day to day running of a print studio and teaching assistance. This position provides practical training experience and skills appropriate to the coordination and running of an open access artist’s resource and to the teaching of printmaking courses.  The trainee will assist  with the day-to-day running of londonprintstudio open access facilities with some opportunities to assist tutors on courses. This traineeship is for two days per week.

Aims of the traineeship

The aim of our programme is to provide trainee volunteers with experience of working in a professional arts organisation,developing their training and other transferable skills.

The training programme will include:

  • Developing an understanding of course teaching and one to one training
  • Developing customer care skills in assisting visitors and resource users
  • Learning about stock control and distributing materials
  • Learning about equipment and resource maintenance in a professional studio
  • Learning to work in a team
  • Learning basic admin skills

The trainee will receive a travel and food expenses budget for two days per week. In addition you will receive a voucher permitting use of londonprintstudio’s open access facilities (in line with studio rules). The trainee will not be able to use the facilities on their scheduled training days. The cost of materials is not included.

Application forms and Monitoring Forms can be downloaded here.

Print Studio Traineeship Application and Monitoring Forms should be completed and returned to apply@londonprintstudio.org.uk by Please note CVs alone will not be accepted.