Signage Technician Level 3 Apprenticeship DPI SIGNS AND PRINTING LTD

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and creative person who loves seeing ideas come to life, within a thriving signs and graphics business. We are looking for a Sign Maker to join our team who is professional, enthusiastic, a good communicator, well organised and able to work alone as well as part of a team.

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Closing date: 10 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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, 9.00am - 4:30pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    01 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Fabricating all types of signage - Acrylic, ACM, Illuminated Lettering and sign trays etc.
  • Basic wiring/electrical work for LED illuminated signage
  • Sign fitting and installation when necessary - Fitting of various signs, vehicle graphics and window graphics internally and externally
  • Vinyl application to various substrates including contour-cut vinyl and vehicle wraps
  • Using modern printers for both vinyl printing and flatbed printing
  • Operating CNC router machine to cut various materials for signage production

The training you will be getting

  • Signage Technician Apprenticeship Standard level 3 - Training is delivered virtually through Microsoft teams once per week
  • Functional Skills maths and English where necessary

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the apprenticeship, there is a potential full-time position offered to the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience, Reliable, Hard working


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade Grade 4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

This is a manual role, that will involve some heavy lifting and sometimes working at height.

About the employer

Here at DPI we specialise in helping to build your business not just stick your name on it. With over 15 years of experience we pride ourselves on the quality of our work. We create eye-catching print, signage, g, vehicle and window graphics that enhance your business.







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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


Cally Sutherland

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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