Signage Technician Apprentice Hooper Signs

A fantastic opportunity to experience work in a well established Newcastle upon Tyne Sign company. You will learn all areas of sign production, from job set up, large format printing, vinyl production, application and installation as part of our dedicated team.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,147.00

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm.

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    30 Apr 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000237712

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Sign design and work flow
  • Vinyl cutting and preparation
  • Large format digital printing and lamination
  • Vinyl application in house and on site
  • Vehicle graphics and wrapping
  • Sign installation

The training you will be getting

  • Signage Technician Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 - training is delivered virtually through Microsoft teams once per week
  • You will also undertake Functional Skills in maths and English, if required

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Lang or Lit) (Grade Grade C/4)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade C/4)) Essential

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

Hooper Signs is a well established sign company based in the Newcastle upon Tyne. With over 60 years in business we have developed strong connections in the region and support many great brands.

Employer

Hooper Signs

Address

UNIT B

CRISANDEN COURT

BRUNSWICK INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

NE13 7GA

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Training

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

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

Contact

Kerry Hall

khall@walsallcollege.ac.uk

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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