Apprentice Signage Technician STEWART SIGNS LTD(STAFF)

To support growth plans, we now need to recruit apprentices to train as Sign Technicians. You will learn to operate cutting-edge digital printing and cutting technology, that will support the creation of graphics applied all over the UK.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £288 to £365 per week

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    26 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    10 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    3 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Key responsibilities:

  • You will work alongside an experienced team, that will help you learn the entire process of digital graphics production, from the creation of graphics, the use of print technology, cutting / preparation of graphics and application on site
  • You will be helping to design and organise signage and graphics and getting experience across all our state-of-the-art equipment
  • You will learn how to erect signage and apply graphics on site for a range of clients, so you will see the finished results of our work in areas like advertising, train carriages and commercial vehicle fleets
  • Accredited through the British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF), you will study to achieve the Signage Technician Level 3 Qualification

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

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will achieve a Level 3 Signage Technician Standard, plus any relevant Maths and English functional skills (if needed). Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Stewart Signs and the BPIF. You will be assigned a training coordinator. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit both your own and business needs. Most training and studying will be site-based. You should be comfortable with planning your workload as you progress through the apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

We will aim to offer you a full-time post on completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Initiative, IT skills, Logical, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired

Things to consider

Desired skills - Interpersonal skills - Computer Literate - Strong Work Ethic - Self Motivated Personal qualities - Works well in a team environment - Detail-oriented, well organised and able to work well with minimal supervision - Ability to learn quickly and apply knowledge effectively - Able to work well under pressure - Good eye for detail

About the employer

A leading graphics business based in Eastleigh, celebrating its 60th year and with significant projects drawn from multi-national blue-chip clients. We work directly with leading clients in the rail, fleet and maritime sector as well as major advertising agencies. We are now moving on to our next exciting growth stage, with a complete internal re-brand and a major recruitment campaign.




Stewart Signs

Trafalgar Close

SO53 4BW

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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)

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