Pathways in Print with the BPIF

Whether you are a school leaver, an experienced printer wanting a qualification, experienced in another field, or want to move into management, there is the perfect print training course for you.

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Work-based, on-the-job training, build up the skills you need. Learn core skills along with specialist options to meets your needs. A nationally recognised qualification, earning whilst you learn, Apprenticeship Pathways. Search for an apprenticeship vacancy.

Upskilling NVQs

Print technology and customer needs constantly change, and so must your skills. However long you have been in the business, there is always more to learn. Your current level of skills and experience is taken into account when designing your course. More information on upskilling is available at

Short Courses

Delivering high quality practical training, BPIF short courses cover print specific skills, people matters and other business issues. In-house team can run courses in your region to suit your convenience. For course listings visit

Professional Certificate in Management

If you want to move into print management or improve your management skills, a modular qualification for first-line supervisors and managers is available. The only university approved qualification specific to the sector. For information on modules visit