Production Apprentice FUSION SIGNS LTD

This is a fantastic apprenticeship opportunity to work within an expanding sign manufacturing business based in Derby. The apprentice will support with print design, setting print machines, vinyl cutting and CNC router operations for cutting products.

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Closing date: 31 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The apprentice wage will be paid for probation period and then the applicant will then move on to higher wage depending on age

    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

    Monday to Friday 8am - 4.30pm.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    07 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role will involve learning all aspects of the production process:

  • Setting print machines
  • Vinyl cutting
  • CNC Router operation for cutting products
  • Print production
  • Assembly of products
  • Finishing
  • Quality control

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

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence. You will be expected to work towards the Lean Manufacturing Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard, with support from your employer and the Chesterfield College Group. As part of your apprenticeship, and dependent on your prior attainment, you may be required to complete maths and English Functional Skills which is an integral part of your apprenticeship. Upon successful completion you will be awarded additional certificates of recognition for these qualifications.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Full time job with the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3/D or above) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3/D or above) Essential

About the employer

Fusion was launched in 2004 with a distinct goal in mind – to produce quality sign and visual display solutions, utilising our wide variety of skills and industry knowledge, whilst maintaining a strong focus on delivering a quality customer driven service. Our success is based on our continuous striving to build excellent working relationship with our clients. Listening to their needs and acting on the information to provide a quality driven, cost effective service. Your signage requirements, be it large multi site roll out projects or a single one off bespoke item, can be assured of an equal level of service and commitment by our experienced team. This approach with our clients has ensured our continued growth with further projects entrusted to us from satisfied customers.







DE24 8SR

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Training provider



James Sayles

01246 500 500

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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