Sign Making Apprentice
Employment Type:
From £503 per month
Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 2TE
Closing Date:
31st March, 2019

Do you have a passion for production? This is a unique job opportunity for someone who aspires to be a hands-on worker!

Job Role: 

To assist the sign maker in his everyday tasks.

  • To help relieve the workload through preparing graphics for application using various
    tools and machines, finishing of banners to include trimming, hemming and eyeleting
  •  To learn how to apply vinyl onto substrate, operation of the plotter and printer.
  • To learn to fabricate signage
  • To assist with installation of signage (including at height)
  • To be able to create basic designs using software for customers
  • Customer interaction
  • Measure and survey potential jobs with the signmaker

Working week: 

09:30am – 17:30pm (Monday – Thursday)
09:30am – 13.30pm (Friday)

About Your Employer:

Signability are a bespoke signmakers based on Fenton Industrial Estate producing a range of quality signage and graphics in house, using printers, plotters, a whole range of tools and by hand.

What is a sign making apprentice?

Signmakers create signs for marketing purposes and to symbolize the image of a company. They are usually responsible for the physical production of signs, such as applying vinyl and then mounting them for display.

Skills Required: 

  • Practical
  • Good time keeping
  • Good time management
  • Organised
  • Ability to work independently
  • Eye for detail
  • Creative
  • Problem-solving
  • Carry out instructions

Personal Attributes: 

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Polite
  • Willingness to learn
  • Patient
  • Imaginative
  • Focused

Applying English and Maths To This Role:

You will come across Maths with this role as you will have to measure.

Qualifications Required:

5 GCSE’s inc Maths, English (9-4) (A*- C) or Functional Skills or equivalent

A driving license is preferred but not essential

Qualifications Gained: 

Apprentice PMO Level 2

Future Prospects: 

This role can help you gain the skills you need to further progress your career.