Apprentice Signage Technician and Fitter Dock Street Signs
This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a small but rapidly expanding signage and print company. The candidate will be fully trained in all aspects of print preparation, print production, signage manufacture and installation. We are looking for an enthusiastic, proactive and practically minded individual to become a key member of the Dock Street Signs team.
Closing date: 15 Mar 2024
£260 per week.
Total hours per week: 40.0
Possible start date
18 Mar 2024
23 Nov 2023
Level 3 (A level)
What you will do in your working day
The ideal candidate will be able to work as part of a team and individually, be comfortable using hand tools (tape measure, laser level, vinyl tools, drills etc.) and be comfortable talking to clients.
Some of the key responsibilities include:
- Using Onyx to prepare and print files on sign media
- Laminate vinyl using roll-to-roll laminator
- Trim and weed vinyl where necessary
- Mount vinyl onto Foamex/ACM/Acrylic
- Quality control and packing jobs for despatch and installation
- Survey client sites for sign requirements and sizes
- Installation of small signs and vinyl as a one-person team
- Assist in bigger signage installations as part of a two-person team
The training you will be getting
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, you will be awarded a Level 3 Signage Technician apprenticeship standard.
The apprentice will be given sufficient time to complete the ‘off-the-job’ requirement of the apprenticeship during their normal working hours.
Throughout your time as an apprentice, you will be supported by both Dock Street 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 own development and the business needs. Most training and studying will be a combination of site-based and remote delivery.
What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship
- The aim is for the individual to become a permanent member of the Dock Street Signs team after the apprenticeship has been completed, with a view to then working towards managing the production room and/or the installation offering
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C or equivalent) Desired
Things to consider
About the employer
BPIF TRAINING LIMITED
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:
- qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
- industry or sector experience
Level 3 (A level)
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
Before you apply
Before you apply for an apprenticeship you must first create an account. If you already have an account you'll need to sign in.