Signage Technician – Production & Installation Apprentice YELLOW SIGNS LIMITED

We are a young and dynamic company serving London and the South East, with the majority of our clients based in SW, West and Central London. We pride ourselves on attention to detail and supplying and installing high-end signage solutions to businesses. The role involves both production and installation of signage and graphics.

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30-40 hours over Monday - Friday. 730-8am starts.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The apprentice will have a split role: 1. Production based in our Battersea workshop, working with our production manager and production assistant on a wide variety of signage and graphics. You will learn many techniques as well as how to use all of our machines 2. Supporting and learning from our installation manager on-site. This will mainly involve vinyl and graphics but also some hard signage such as aluminium sign trays and illuminated signage. The apprentice shall be shown all aspects of signage that we carry out at Yellow Signs. Specifically, the apprentice will learn how to deal with artwork setup print jobs, Work with vinyl weed vinyl Apply vinyl This includes shop and retails graphics as well as vehicles. They will also learn how to use the laser cutter and router as well as supporting the production team with hard signage assembly.

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 your employer 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. Functional Skills in maths and English, if required. Most training and studying will be site-based.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Potential of a full-time permanent role available upon completion of apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Communication skills, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

A family signage and graphics business based in Battersea, supplying London and the South East. Our production centre means we fabricate almost everything we supply in-house, as well as our own installation team.




Unit 5

River Reach

Gartons Way

SW11 3SX

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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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