Level 3 Signmaking Apprenticeship - Spencer Signs Ltd
Working alongside a highly experienced and professional team you could learn all the signage industry has to offer. Being assigned to specific departments to maximise your skills you will also have the chance to work throughout the business for the ultimate “Sign Making Experience”.
Weekly wage: £156.00
Working week: The delivery method for this employer led apprenticeship consists of 32 hours a week within the workplace and one 8-hour training day a week within Hull Training. Shifts TBC
Total hours per week: 40.00
Expected duration: 30 months
Possible start date: 07 Oct 2019
Closing date: 23 Sep 2019
Apprenticeship level: Advanced
Reference number: VAC001570933
Positions: 3 available
Training will be given in the following areas:
- Sprayer – Working alongside an extremely experienced sprayer with over 20 years in the industry you will learn all the processes that are involved in spraying signage to a very high standard. You would start by learning how to prepare different materials (Steel, Alu, Acrylic, Wood etc.) moving on to priming materials, mixing paints and eventually spraying to a high-quality finished coat. You would also be trained in Health and Safety in line with working in the manufacturing industry.
- CNC Operator – Working alongside experienced professionals in this field you would learn about all the processes that are carried out in the routing and cutting of materials in the signage industry. You would start by learning the software, that is required to operate these machines otherwise known as Computer Numerical Control. After learning the software you would move onto cutting and routing materials (Alu, Acrylic, Wood etc.) into the abundance of shapes, letters, numbers and designs that the industry requires. You would also be trained in Health and Safety in line with working in the manufacturing industry.
- Fabrication Engineer – Working with a very experienced engineering team you would learn about all the processes that are required in the fabrication department of the signage industry. This involves the use of Welders, Press Brakes, Guillotines, Pillar Drills and various Hand Tools. You would start by learning the basics and the materials used (Steel, Alu etc.) moving onto familiarising yourself with the software for operating the various machinery within the department. Welding will be learnt with a look into how it is used within the signage industry (Built Up’s, Free Standers, Trays etc.) You would also be trained in Health and Safety in line with working in the manufacturing industry.
- Methodical with a high attention to detail
- Able to work as part of a small team as well as on their own initiative
- Excellent communication skills, good IT skills and preferably an interest in science and engineering
- Enthusiasm for and interest in engineering
- Commitment to the work and maintaining and developing the organization’s reputation and customer base
- Ability to work with others and enjoy team working
- Pro-active and positive attitude applied to all tasks – large and small
- Demonstrable ability to work accurately with high precision
- Ability to follow instruction and work to schedule
- Ability to maximize own productivity and make efficient use of time
- Flexible – able to work across several different machines and adapt daily routine according to changing customer demands
- Commitment to continued learning and development
- No experience required as full training will be given however some experience would be beneficial in the field’s background
- Candidate should have GCSEs grades A-C (or equivalent) in Maths and English or a Level 2 Engineering qualification including Level 1 Functional Skills in Maths and English and be able to complete the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship.
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