Apprentice Manufacturing Assistant Leighton Packaging Ltd

To be involved with operating relevant machinery involved in manufacturing a variety of cardboard boxes within a packaging company based in Wigan.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 28 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm 30 mins lunch, 2 x 15 mins break 35 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    14 months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2018

  • Date posted

    29 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

  • Operating relevant machinery involved in the manufacture of a variety of cardboard boxes
  • Under supervision working through each manufacturing facility to understand the full process of the products made
  • Working to health and safety guidelines
  • Maintaining a tidy work place
  • Full training will be received

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have good practical ability and a good knowledge of Health & Safety

Personal qualities

• Keen and willing to learn
• Punctual and reliable
• Must have practical ability
• Able to work well as part of a team
• Able to work individually

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required. 

Future prospects

Continue onto full time employment.

About the employer

With nearly 25 years of manufacturing experience we are proud to offer creative solutions to our customers' requests. While we operate in diverse market sectors, our manufacturing and supply chain facilities within the group offer varying capabilities to meet an ever demanding market place. We can deliver to you high quality flexo, digital litho and screen print packaging in varying quantities, thicknesses and designs to ensure your packaging matches your requirements and needs. While we do use an external design supply lead team, internally we identify all of your requirements to recommend suitable solutions.


Leighton Packaging Ltd


Green Fold Way



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Training provider

Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in General Manufacturing, including NVQ and functional skills Maths and English. Work based learning.

Apprenticeship framework

Process Manufacturing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment 01254395355

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Dec 2017