Signage Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship



Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

Posted on 11 June 2024


N E Display are looking for an enthusiastic individual, to join our busy production team at this dynamic and ambitious company. This is a fabulous opportunity for someone to join our growing business as part of the creative print industry. Duties will include installation of vinyl to boards, walls, windows or vehicles, plus more.

Annual wage
£13,312 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Signage technician (level 3)
Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

40 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 12 August


2 Years

Positions available



As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Signage Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard
  • Weekly Virtual Sessions with an expert Vocational Coach
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)

Where you’ll work





NE29 8SG


An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation


Your training course

Signage technician (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Interpret information, for example customer briefs, specifications and work instructions.
  • Conduct site survey.
  • Calculate costs and prepare quotations.
  • Plan and schedule work.
  • Prepare for signage work.
  • Use graphic design software to design signage.
  • Create pre-fabrication files/instructions.
  • Select and use materials and components.
  • Assemble signs.
  • Trim, clean and add fixing features to signage such as eyelets, hinges and brackets, as required.
  • Protect materials and signs to prevent damage during manufacture, transportation and storage.
  • Apply, install or erect signs.
  • Check signage materials and products against quality requirements.
  • Identify and document risks and hazards in the workplace; advise on and apply control measures.
  • Comply with health and safety regulations and requirements.
  • Comply with organisational and statutory environmental and sustainability considerations: safe disposal of waste, recycling of materials and efficient use of resources.
  • Select, set up, complete pre-checks and operate sign-making machinery, tools and equipment.
  • Maintain work area, tools and equipment for example, charge batteries and sharpen blades.
  • Use access equipment in the installation process, for example ladders, fixed and mobile platforms.
  • Communicate with colleagues and/or stakeholders – verbal, written or electronic; use industry terminology.
  • Complete documentation for example job sheets, maintenance records.
  • Rectify or report issues.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.


    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • English (grade Grade 4 or above)
    • maths (grade Grade 4 or above)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.


    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Customer care skills
    • Presentation skills
    • Team working
    • Creative
    • Initiative
    • Hard working
    • Reliable

    Other requirements

    This is a physical role which requires standing for long periods of time, and also a lot of lifting. It also includes working outside in all weathers at times.

    About this company

    Established in 2005, NE Display specialise in producing high quality graphics and promotional display materials for businesses throughout the UK. From exhibition to retail display graphics and external signage. We have our own large format printing and laminating machinery, which means we over see every last detail of the process from concept to delivery. (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    There is a potential full-time position offered to the right candidate, upon successful completion of the apprenticeship. 

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    Samantha Williams

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000256955.

    Apply now

    Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August at 11:59pm)

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