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Signage Technician Apprenticeship SIGNS PRESTON LIMITED

We are looking for an Apprentice Sign Maker / Installer to work alongside our experienced staff learning all aspects of the business. This is an exciting and extremely varied opportunity in a supportive family run business.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £214.50

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday - 8am – 4:30pm Friday - 8am – 3:30pm

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Aug 2021

  • Date posted

    10 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001721742

  • Positions

    1 available

We are looking for an Apprentice Sign Maker / Installer to work alongside our experienced staff learning all aspects of the business. This is an exciting and extremely varied opportunity in a supportive family run business.

Duties will include the preparation, production, manufacture, and installation of graphics onto signs, vehicles, windows etc.

Working at heights and heavy lifting are both requirements of this role therefore a head for heights and good physical strength are essential, along with a good understanding of health and safety in the workplace.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good computer skills
  • Knowledge of Illustrator & Photoshop or similar design software would be an advantage (but not a requirement)
  • Good practical aptitude and able to use tools and equipment

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for someone with:
  • Creativity and imagination with the personal drive and ambition to succeed
  • The ability to work on your own initiative and contribute suggestions for improvement
  • The ability to work on your own or in a team
  • Flexibility and ability to learn new techniques
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to discuss requirements with clients

 

Desired qualifications

  • Maths & English GCSE grade C or equivalent or above (preferred)
  • A driving license would be useful but not essential

Future prospects

Our chief aim is to help the right person to develop their creative/design skills and practical expertise to become an excellent skilled Sign Maker & Installer.

As your career progresses you will have the opportunity to develop into new roles with greater responsibility and play an increasingly key part within a developing and growing business.

Things to consider

We ask for commitment to your studies and to use this role within the company to gain the necessary experience and skills required by your course and to perform and contribute within a fast-moving and dynamic environment.


About the employer

Signs Express is uniquely positioned to meet the needs of its customers. With over 60 centres across the UK & Ireland, we enjoy a national reputation for providing quality products and supreme customer service.

We combine our total coverage with local knowledge to offer our clients the most effective sign solutions.

From a simple individual sign to an entire sign system, Signs Express can match the requirements of any contract, large or small. Each Signs Express branch is equipped with cutting-edge technology and staffed with highly skilled personnel, able to tackle the most demanding jobs effectively and efficiently.

Employer

SIGNS PRESTON LIMITED

Address

unit 1

Sherdley Road

Preston

PR5 5LP

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Training

Training provider

WALSALL COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Walsall College - Wisemore Campus

Contact

Nichole Jackson 01922 657087 njackson@walsallcollege.ac.uk

  • Signage Technician Standard
  • Functional Skills in English, maths and ICT at Level 1 (if applicable)
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook
  • 20% off the job training

Apprenticeship standard

Signage technician

Level 3 (A level)


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