Apprentice in Manufacturing Operations Level 2. TRENDY CHESTERFIELDS LIMITED

Apprentice in Manufacturing Operations required to assist with the making and upholstering of chesterfield sofas and chairs and organising work load for the day ahead.

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £150.00 - £175.00

  • Working week

    35 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8am - 5pm

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 May 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Duties and responsibilities:

  • To help with the making of  and upholstering of Chesterfield Sofas.
  • To committed to work, study and gaining experience within Manufacturing.
  • To be able to work as part of a team to provide an excellent customer service to customer.
  • To follow clear instructions and to plan and prioritise work.
  • Maintain tools and equipment with accordance with health & safety Standards. Cleaning down machines and factory.
  • To follow the Health and Safety at Work Act to take reasonable care of own health and safety and that of others who you work with.
  • With help, to create sample inspection reports for production parts.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • An interest in how a specialised sofa like a Chesterfield is made.

Personal qualities

  • A positive “can do” attitude to work, and the ability to get the job done.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and within teams and to achieve targets.
  • Customer service skills.

Qualifications required

  • GCSE grades A-D  or equivalent  required in Maths & English.

Future prospects

To gain full time employment after you have qualified.

Things to consider

Can you travel to Bolton Near Manchester every day for and 8am start. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. 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.

About the employer

Trendy Chesterfields manufacture and upholster chesterfield sofas and chairs and supply to the trade. Well established in Bolton, they are a family company with a great reputation for delivering quality goods at great prices.





Thomas Street



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Training provider

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations (QCF)
  • Level 2 Certificate in Manufacturing Practices (QCF)
  • Functional Skills English (Unless you have GCSE English A-C or already achieved Functional Skills)
  • Functional Skills Maths (Unless you have GCSE Maths A-C or already achieved Functional Skills)
  • Functional Skills ICT (Unless you have GCSE ICT A-C or already achieved Functional Skills)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Furniture, Furnishing and Interiors Manufacturing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Oldham College


Tracy Wright 01617854269

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2017