Apprentice Signage Technician ATOMIC SIGNS LTD

We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and practically minded individual to become a key member of the team at Atomic Signs This is a excellent opportunity to join a vastly experienced company and potentially grow into a role integral to Atomic Signs, receiving training and experience along the way.

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Closing date: 12 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Mon - Thurs 9am - 4.30pm. Fri - 9am - 4.00pm. Including 30 minute lunchbreak.

    Total hours per week: 34.5

  • Expected duration

    2 Years

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

In addition to the Apprenticeship syllabus, you can expect to be involved in a range of tasks across the signage producion process, including: Recieveing hand-on training on both small and large format printers UNderstanding the culture, values and processes of the printing and graphic communication industry Recieving a printed product, such as vinyl, which needs to be weeded out and then application film applied Mounting and laminating a product Quality controlling, packaging and dispatching a job to the client Practical knowledge of engraving and garment printing You will work alongside an experience team, that will help you to learn the entire process of digital graphics productiion, from the creation of graphics and application on site. You will be helping to design and organise signage and graphics and getting experience across all of our 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 and commercial vehicles. Using software such as Corel Draw and Roland Versaworks to prepare and print files on sign media Laminate vinyl using rolle-to roll laminator Trim and weed vinyl where necessary Mount vinyl onto Foamex/ACM/acrylic/vehicles Quality control and packing jobs for despatch and installation Survey client sites/vehicles for requirements and sizes Installation of small signs and vinyl as a one-person team Assist in bigger installations as part of a two-person team Duties include printing, cutting and mouting vinyl on substrates, interpreting client requests via online orders and packaging signs for delivery

The training you will be getting

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, the qualification obtained will be a L3 Signage Technician Apprenticeship Standard. The apprentice will be given sufficient time to undertake their "off-the-job" requirement of the apprenticeship. Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Atomic Signs and BPIF Training. You will be assigned a training coordinator to ensure that you have the best training available. Training requirements will be discussed at the point of employment to suit your individual needs and business needs. Most training and studying will be site-based.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship a full-time position may be available, subject to business need

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


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

Things to consider

It would be advantageous if the applicant had their own transport or lived locally. No mobile phones to be accessed in work hours

About the employer

Atomic Signs is a family run signage solutions business based in Bristol




Unit 6

Satellite Business Park

Blackswarth Road


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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