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Signage Technician Apprentice Signs Express Southampton

F&K Signs Ltd Trading as - Signs Express Southampton are looking for an Apprentice Sign Maker / Fitter to work alongside our experienced staff, learning all aspects of the business. In this role you will learn the print, production and installation of all types of signage, including window and wall graphics, internal signs, external signs and more.

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Closing date: 14 Feb 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 5.00pm with 30 minute paid lunches.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    21 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Dec 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Fabricating all types of signage - Acrylic, Dibond, Flat Cut letters, Wall and Floor graphics and more for brands such as Coopervision, Associated British Ports and Carnival
  • Sign Fitting and Installation - Fitting of various signs internally and externally
  • Vinyl application to various substrates including window, wall graphics and the occasional vehicle
  • Using state of the art Epson Printer and Mimaki Plotter to Print and Cut various media
  • Fabrication of signage using various substrate and media combinations
  • Operating CNC Router Machine to cut various materials for signage production
  • Other tasks as required

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

Signage Technichian Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.

Maths and English Functional Skills where needed.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a potential full time position offered to the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Desired

Things to consider

- Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job and able to work safely on site visits and installations. - Must be comfortable working from height on installations. - Heavy Lifting and Standing most of day.

About the employer

Conveniently based by the docks, we work alongside cruise lines and ports offering a fast, 5* response providing high-quality, durable signage, including welcome & directional signage, health & safety signs, wall graphics, promotional solutions, marine and port signage plus many other bespoke options. Our excellent customer service is matched equally with a creative, pragmatic and organised approach to offer you the best possible signage solutions for your needs.


Signs Express Southampton





SO15 1HA

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)

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