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Sign Making Apprentice R&D Signs Ltd

Excellent opportunity to work for an established company in Birmingham, with years experience in the sign making business. You will work in a factory and site environment.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

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

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    26 Mar 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Install of vinyl graphics both at work and on site
  • Use of Laminating machine
  • Packing signs properly for courier and collection
  • Sign fitting on site/General In-House sign making
  • Tidying workplace/Working to high standards
  • Learn new skills – screen printing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Must be computer literate
  • Good level of interpersonal skills
  • Good planning, organising and prioritising skills

Personal qualities

  • Good timekeeping and attendance
  • Positive personality
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to use initiative
  • High level of honesty and integrity

Desired qualifications

GCSE at grades C/4 or above to include maths and English or equivalent qualifications if possible.

Future prospects

The possibility of a full time post upon completing the apprenticeship.

Things to consider

This role involves travelling, sometimes on a national level.

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide (ANMW):

About the employer

R&D Signs Is a Family Company formed in 1976 we have a simple but effective Mission statement.

Our aim is produce quality signage, at a reasonable cost, in an agreed timescale, together with excellent customer service.

All of our staff are fully trained and carry CSCS. Pasma and IPAF Licenses.

It is important to us that we maintain short lines of communication from the M.D down to manufacturing staff so all aspects of your order are known by all, thereby reducing errors we have been very successful in this direction and in consequence over 75% of our customers return to us.


R&D Signs Ltd



Lichfield Road


B6 5RW

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Training provider


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


Nichole Jackson

  • Level 3 Signage Technician Qualification
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)

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