Apprenticeship in Window Manufacturing Level 2 Safestyle Manufacturing & Logistics

As a factory Apprentice you will report to the shift foreman and assist in the manufacturing of UPVc Double Galzed products to fulfil the needs of the company.

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Closing date: 25 Sep 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

    Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    7 available


  • To work within the manufacturing department to fabricate UPVc windows, doors and associated products
  • To be able to read and understand relevant work instructions and quality procedures
  • To ensure the cutting, welding and prepping of UPVc sections
  • To ensure gasketing, gearing and hanging of sashes following quality procedures
  • To bead and glaze all apertures
  • To ensure door panels are formed assembled and fitted with door furniture
  • To ensure individual work targets are achieved within the department
  • To ensure all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to
  • To ensure the use of all necessary Personal Protective Equipment required for the work area
  • To be aware of other work colleagues around you to maintain a safe working environment
  • To assist and provide cover for others in aspect of their work as delegated from time to time

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good with practical tasks
  • Able to work within a team
  • Able to use own initiative

Personal qualities

  • Good team player
  • Good timekeeper
  • Good attendance record 

Qualifications required

  • A*-D Grades in GCSE Maths & English or equivalent qualifications.


Future prospects

Possibility of a fulltime permanent position on completion of the Apprenticeship

Things to consider

This job requires you to work 2 shift patterns. Days-6am to 1.30pm Afters-2pm to 9.30pm You are required to work machinery - legislation and Health and Safety require that applicants must be 18 or over.

About the employer

Safestyle UK are one of the countries leading window manufacturers and fitters.


Safestyle Manufacturing & Logistics


Valley Road


S73 0BS

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Glass supporting structures 
  • Level 1 Functional English
  • Level 1 Functional Maths

Apprenticeship framework

Glass Industry

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Dearne Valley College


Shirley kay 01709 513147

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Closing date: 25 Sep 2017