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Signage Technician Apprentice SPENCER SIGNS LTD

An exciting opportunity working within our general assembly and vinyl departments, across a range of nationwide contracts for household names such as Wickes, Royal Mail, M&S and Dunelm. A real opportunity to gain some hands on experience and develop unique skills that will set you ahead of others.

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Closing date: 22 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    The delivery method for this employer led apprenticeship consists of 32 hours a week within the workplace and one 8 training day a week within Hull Training. Working hours are 8am - 4.30pm Monday -- Thursday, 7.30am - 3.30pm Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072437

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Vinyl applicator and General Assembly Operative
  • Manufacturing hand built illuminatied letters, block acrylic and aluminium fascia signs, from start to finish
  • CNC machining of sheet media, manual handling
  • General assembly; cleaning, applying VHB tape, general assembly using drills, screwdrivers, pliers etc.
  • Part of a team, instruction and tasks given by team leader.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Advanced Level Signmaking apprenticeship

Functional skills Level 2 in Maths and English (if required)

Training will take place on a day release basis at Hull Training's Engineering Center.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity of full-time employment upon completion of the advanced apprenticeship if available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

Things to consider

Applicant must attend HTAE initial assessment and interview process in order to be considered for shortlisting by the company, invites to these sessions will be sent via the email you have used to apply.

About the employer

Here at Spencer Signs we are passionate about sign making, masters of our craft we build signs to establish and adapt a brand to create a focal point for businesses and what they stand for. Our Management teams are dedicated to delivering signs that provide the best customer experience for your clients to help you create a shopping experience for your customers and help them on their journey through the store. Established in 1979 Spencer Signs has grown to become one of the largest specialist signage companies in the UK, working with some of the best known commercial businesses, high street names and out of town retailers. We work with the most familiar brands on the high street. Whether the business is local, global, big or small, our central objective is to provide excellent client service and quality products.

Employer

SPENCER SIGNS LTD

Address

UNIT 1

70 SCARBOROUGH STREET

HULL

HU3 4TG

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Training

Training provider

KINGSTON UPON HULL CITY COUNCIL

Contact

Louise Greene

engineeringcentre@hullcc.gov.uk

01482 615270

Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)


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