Manufacturing Apprentice Othello Accessories Limited

The candidate will carry out a variety of production based roles including- printing out designs onto garments, unpacking and checking stock against order lists to fllowing booking instructions in relation to size, colour and position.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 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

    M-F 9.00am - 5.15pm with 1 hr lunch

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    03 Oct 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The ideal candidate will have an interest in design and graphic packages to print out designs.

Duties would include:

  • Unpacking and stock checking against order lists
  • Follow instructions on booking in relation to size, position and colours
  • Use application and heat press tools
  • Weed and heat press onto textiles and ensure the job is finished to the highest quality
  • Packing into cardboard boxes and labelling boxes
  • The demands within production can change and this role involves offering support to each department as and when required
  • Demonstrate ability to be reliable and dependable to complete work assignments
  • Training in specific processes will be given, any heat press experience desirable but not essential


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be numerate and literate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be able to multi-task and meet agreed deadlines
  • Must be good at communicating both verbally and written


Personal qualities

  • Sociable and adaptable
  • Eager to learn and pursue qualification
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Team player who can use own initiative

Qualifications required

Must have GCSE at grades C and above in English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications), or Functional Skills Level 2.

Future prospects

To become a full time member of the manufacturing team.

Things to consider

An assessor from In-Comm will visit the successful candidate at company once a month for a period of twelve months in order to deliver the NVQ. Anyone under the age of 18 cannot legally work for more than 40 hours per week; over 18s must agree to opt out of the working time directive if they work more than 48 hours per week.

About the employer

Othello4 Martin James is based in Woodville, Derbyshire and has been serving customers for over 20 years. They supply a full range of office supplies and related products, both locally and nationally, ranging from general office supplies and furniture, promotional gifts and personalised workwear.


Othello Accessories Limited


Occupation Lane


DE11 8GB

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Training provider

Training will be provided by In-Comm Training Services Limited and will involve working towards:

  • Level 2 NVQ in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • Certificate in Industrial and Environmental Aweareness
  • Employer Rights and Responsibilities Workbook
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills Workbook

Apprenticeship framework

Improving Operational Performance

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by In-Comm Training Services Ltd


Alex Jones 01922 457686

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Closing date: 05 Nov 2017