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Apprentice Sign Maker
Vacancy:
VACID-2081 
Salary:
£160 
Deadline:
04/Mar/2018 
Location:
Nottingham, NG10 4LU 
Framework:
Sign Making Level 2 
Level:
INTMD 
Required Skills
Information Technology Administration Skills Communication Skills Problem Solving Skills Organisational Skills Manual Work Skills
 
 

Apprentice Sign Maker

Enthusiasm and Creativity – if you can demonstrate this and also have an interest in the sign-making industry then you should apply now; to learn and develop skills that cover all areas of screen process printing and digital printing.
You will naturally be able to travel to both employer and college locations in Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire and Sheffield City Campus.


Qualifications Required

4 x GCSE Grade A*-D or numerical equivalent in English & Maths


Full Description

Reporting to the Business Partners - you will cover a range of work related processes including all areas of screen printing digital printing and graphic design.

Product range includes:-Industrial Clothing and Leisurewear
Cartons
Stickers and Labels
Promotional Products
Metals and Plastics
General Signs
Crime Reduction Signs
Health & Safety Signs
Vehicle Graphics

You will attend Sheffield College - City Campus for one day per week in term time over a minimum of 12 months


Working Week

Mon-Fri, 8-4pm, 37.5hours


Salary

£160


Application Deadline Date

04/Mar/2018


Possible Start Date

12/Mar/2018


Personal Qualities

Enthusiasm for the industry and a practical hands on job role
Punctual - good timekeeper
Amiable - can fit in and develop good working relationships
Good level of manual dexterity
Creative thinker
Can follow direction


Skills Required

,Information Technology,Administration Skills,Communication Skills,Problem Solving Skills,Organisational Skills,Manual Work Skills


Future Prospects

Career development within an established family business with further accredited training are key aspects to your success within the apprenticeship.


Training to be Provided

Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Signmaking
Functional Skills - where required in English and Maths at Level


Other Information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.


Reality Check

Check the location - can you travel sustainably to both Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire and Sheffield? There is a direct train service, well served with several trains and the journey takes an average of 50 minutes.

Normanton Screenprint will subsidise your travel to Sheffield for your day release to the equivalent of a Derbyshire Wayfarer (£12.60).