Leather Goods Apprenticeship - Cutter PRICE WESTERN LEATHER COMPANY LIMITED

Cutter/Production Operative required. Duties to include prepping leather and quality checking.

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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £192.00

  • Working week

    40 hours (Mon-Thurs 0730-1700 1 hour lunch, Fri 0730-1330) 15 minute break each morning

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Dec 2016

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001149501

  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Use of cutting press
  • Use of skiving machine
  • Prepping leather
  • Using CNC machine
  • General fabrication
  • Quality checking

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Interest and knowledge of CNC
  • Work to deadlines
  • Able to follow instructions
  • To be able to minimise wastage
  • Good eye for detail

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeper
  • Good communication
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Have a pride in your work
  • To work to quality standards

Qualifications required

You will need to have GCSE's in the A* - E range or equivalent. You will also need to complete an initial assessment at College, which will help us guide you to the most appropriate programme to meet your needs.

Future prospects

Our business relies on its ability to develop solutions to our customer’s requirements, produce samples and begin production quickly. We anticipate this role developing to embrace a Team Leadership role or design/model making, project management and estimating as required.

Things to consider

Employers are likely to expect staff to be reliable, on time, trustworthy and enthusiastic. Training on the Apprenticeships Programme for 16 to 18 year olds is a priority and fully-funded by Government. Training for Apprenticeships for those over this age is part funded, with employers expected to make a part or full contribution.

About the employer

Price Western Leather manufacture leather and synthetic equipment for security professionals.  With over 30 years’ experience in design & production of high quality products for security, medical and military personnel. From uniform belts to holsters, pouches , equipment bags and limb-protection, we can supply the whole range of personal equipment and accessories for professionals.

Employer

PRICE WESTERN LEATHER COMPANY LIMITED

Address

Vennland Way

Ponsford Road

Minehead

TA24 5DX

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Training provider

Level 2 NVQ and Technical Certificate in Leather Goods, plus Maths and English Functional skills.

Apprenticeship framework

Fashion and Textiles

Training provider

Bridgwater & Taunton College

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Bridgwater & Taunton College


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Closing date: 27 Sep 2017