Commercial Designer Apprentice R T SIGNS (BRIDGWATER) LTD

Exciting opportunity in Bridgwater for a Commercial Design Apprentice focusing on signage and vehicle wraps. We seek a confident individual interested in current design trends, with attention to detail and excellent communication skills. You will work in an office environment, acting as the first point of contact, greeting and assisting customers.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    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

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 5.00pm. There is some flexibility around start and end times depending on circumstances.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    17 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Develop visually appealing and effective designs for signage and vehicle liveries
  • Communicate with clients over the phone, email and in person to understand their design needs and provide creative solutions that meet their requirements to promote their business/brand
  • Oversee design projects from concept to completion, ensuring deadlines are met and quality is maintained
  • Be able to obtain comparative quotes for parts of projects we are unable to fulfil in-house
  • Utilise design software to create high-quality graphics for both print and digital media
  • Stay updated with the latest design trends and incorporate them into your work
  • Design and prepare artwork for a variety of marketing channels; brochures, leaflets and business cards
  • Ensure all designs are precise and error-free, maintaining high standards of quality
  • Support the marketing strategy of the business to grow sales through social media and online platforms
  • Analyse marketing campaign data to ensure maximum impact and suggest creative alternatives and targeted marketing strategies

The training you will be getting

  • L3 Multi-Channel Marketer Apprenticeship Standard
  • Multi-Channel Marketer apprenticeship provides a foundation of practical skills integral to becoming competent in fast-paced marketing roles
  • Develop knowledge, skills and behaviours aligned to the apprenticship standard, being able to apply them in context
  • Training will be delivered face to face at our Bridgwater campus as well as within the workplace

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Upon successful completion of the training, there will be a full time role at RT Signs and the opportunity of further professional development

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Creative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

We have been making visions happen since 1998, with no worries, no problems, no niggles, no delays and no excuses. We’ve been offering this service to organisations large and small, local and multinational for years. Whatever the challenge, you can rely on us to come up with a cost effective, innovative and practical solution that will look great, work brilliantly and stand the test of time. The company has designed, manufactured and fitted just about every type of sign, for almost every sort of client, in pretty much every type of situation you can imagine.








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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


Tasha Astill

Apprenticeship standard

Multi-channel marketer

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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