Manufacturing Apprentice Artcoe

This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to enter industry as a production apprentice operative.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £140.00 - £180.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 40 hours per week.

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    29 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Manufacturing Apprentice

Artcoe, Salford are currently looking to fill the above titled vacancy. The business carry out stationary finishing processes. This is a great opportunity for the successful candidate to enter industry as a production apprentice operative. The role will involve working in partnership with an experienced operative, the position will involve working through several manufacturing processes including;

  • Punching and Binding
  • Laminating
  • Binders
  • Using a guillotine
  • Gluing
  • Operation of production machinery
  • Product finishing
  • Elements of product assembly
  • Maintaining good health & safety practices
  • Monitoring volume of material
  • Carrying out basic quality checks
  • Keeping waste to a minimum
  • Product storage, material handing
  • Packing goods ready for shipment
  • Maintaining a clean work area 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good practical skills 
  • Ability to work quickly and methodically 
  • Ability to concentrate while doing repetitive tasks 
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Awareness of health and safety
  • Willingness to be flexible

Personal qualities

  • Reliable
  • Friendly 
  • Good timekeeper 
  • Positive outlook
  • Good Team Player

Qualifications required

  • GCSE or equivalent English and Maths preferred or equivalent but not essential.

Future prospects

It is expected that following a successful apprenticeship, a full time position will be made available for the right candidate.

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About the employer

Artcoe Supplies over 20,000 products to the art, craft and graphics trade, and have just secured the UK and European distribution for the brand leading X-Acto Precision Instruments and Elmers Adhesive.

We pride ourselves on our fast efficient service and strive to give our customer the very best service possible.

We keep in stock a very wide selection of products so that we can supply at short notice. We strive to ensure complete customer satisfaction




Unit 14

Guide Street


M50 1EW

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Training provider

Level 2: Improving Operational Performance Apprenticeship

  • Level 2 NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Level 2 VRQ in Industrial Environment Awareness
  • Functional Skill Maths Level 2 (or equivalent GCSE Grade C or above)
  • Functional Skill English Level 2 (or equivalent GCSE Grade C or above)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • In-house Training within company

Apprenticeship framework

Process Manufacturing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Total People Ltd

Other information

Wage will be discussed in interview.

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Closing date: 28 Sep 2017