Modern Apprenticeship


What's Signmaking like?

From engineering to painting, there are many career opportunities for you in the signmaking sector. It covers graphic design, artwork, woodwork, electrical engineering and much more. Use your originality to create eye-catching and inventive designs. Learn traditional signwriting skills passed from generation to generation. Keep motorists safe on Scotland’s roads with clear signposting and directions. 

This apprenticeship will help you develop your artistic abilities with specialist craft skills such as etching. You will get to learn from experienced sign designers who will share their industry knowledge and experience. However you see your career progressing in the signmaking industry, this apprenticeship can provide essential tools for your development. 

Entry requirements

There are no qualification requirements to enter this course. You can increase the likelihood of a successful application by including examples of relevant work experience or references from former employers. 

How does it work?

You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider. 

How long will it take?

This Modern Apprenticeship will take a minimum of 12 months at SCQF Level 5 and a minimum of 24 months at SCQF Level 6 to complete.  

How to apply

Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.

You'll apply on or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.

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