Signage Technician Apprentice Fast Signs Ltd

We are offering an opportunity at Fast Signs for a dynamic, creative and motivated individual to develop their practical skills and knowledge within the Sign Industry. You will be involved in various different types of production ranging from banners to digital signs, interior decor, exterior identification signs and even exhibition stands.

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Closing date: 21 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,646.40

    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

    Working hours will be discussed at interview with Fast Signs, including start and finish times. Training will take place on a day-release basis at Hull Training’s engineering centre.

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    24 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000256158

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful candidate will be mainly working in the signmaking department alongside experienced Signmakers. Some of your duties will include:

  • Learning the skills required to run wide format digital printers, using software and maintaining the machines
  • Applying and laminating graphics to a variety of materials used within the sign industry
  • Working with a wide variety of hand/power tools and equipment in a practical role
  • Preparing and packaging finished goods ready for the delivery and installation of the product
  • Working within a team environment to make sure daily schedule requirements are met to a high standard
  • Maintaining a clean and organised working area
  • Packing of orders ready for application/dispatch
  • Fully comply with company policies and Health & Safety standards set out by Fast Signs

The training you will be getting

  • Apprenticeship Standard Level 3 Signage Technician
    Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 if required

Training will take place on a day-release basis at Hull Training’s engineering centre.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The successful candidate will be given the opportunity of full-time employment upon completion of the advanced apprenticeship if available.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4 or C) Essential

Things to consider

Applicant must attend Hull Training's initial assessment and interview process in order to be considered for shortlisting by the company, invites to these sessions will be sent via the email you have used to apply.

About the employer

We provide a range of signs to help any business overcome their communication challenges. We have operated a very successful business within the Hull area for over 20 years and have now joined forces with the industry leading FASTSIGNS brand. We treat each of our customers as individuals and produce signage that is unique to businesses. We work with customers to identify communication challenges, collate a range of signage products, design inspiring and attention-grabbing content and finally install finished signs.

Employer

Fast Signs Ltd

Address

6 HARPINGS ROAD

HULL

HU5 4JF

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Training

Training provider

KINGSTON UPON HULL CITY COUNCIL

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

Holly Dodson

tec.engagement@hullcc.gov.uk

01482615317

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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