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Sign Making Apprenticeship Blaze Signs Ltd

One of the leading UK sign manufacturers is looking to employ apprentice's. You will work towards a Level 3 Signage Technician apprenticeship standard.

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Closing date: 29 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £180.00

  • Working week

    Days and shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    2 years

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    22 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001692229

  • Positions

    10 available

Responsibilities will include learning all areas of sign making which include:

Metal shop:

  • To learn CNC press brake folding, developing mig/tig welding, soldering ana letter making

Perspex shop:

  • To form and fabricate plastic sheet materials

Assembly shop:

  • To learn all aspects of sign making and electrical assembly

Vinyl shop:

  • To learn hand and computerised cutting, preparation, and application

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • IT skills 
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

Personal qualities

  • Capable of working and communicating within a team
  • Willing to learn and be able to pick up the trade
  • Positive attitude
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Punctual 

Desired qualifications

GCSEs at grades C/4 or above (or equivalent) in maths and English.

Future prospects

Further training and development or the possibility of a full-time position available upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

  • You will be standing for majority of your day
  • You may have to work outside in all weathers and at heights

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW): https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates


About the employer

Sign Manufacturing company based in Kent.

Employer

Blaze Signs Ltd

Address

Patricia Way

Broadstairs

CT10 2XZ

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Training

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus

Contact

Nichole Jackson njackson@walsallcollege.ac.uk

Level 3 Signage Technician apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)


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