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Production Operative Apprentice Burgess Beds Limited

Burgess Bedding are a company that take pride in making quality handmade beds. The successful apprentice will have to learn new skills and aim to produce high standard products.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 8:00 - 17:00 Friday 8:00 - 13:00

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Feb 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

To learn all aspects of both divan and mattress production to enable the successful applicant to move from area to area to cover any absences both planned and unplanned.

In both areas the applicant will need to follow certain requirements whilst meeting high company standards.

  • Laying out components
  • Checking job specs
  • Following methods for each process
  • Form cutting
  • Packing completed matress ready for shipping
  • Completing process paperwork

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Take pride in their work
  • Problem solving
  • Works well under pressure
  • Willingness to learn
  • Excellent time keeping and attendance
  • Able to work well independently

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalents at grades C (4) or above in maths and English.

Future prospects

To become a key member of the upholstery department at the Burgess Bedding company.

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).
The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage guide is updated every April (ANMW):

About the employer

Burgess have been hand making bespoke luxury beds in England for over ninety years. Using only the finest materials and craftsmen each mattress and bed is specially handmade to order just for you. 

We are proud of our heritage and believe that only a Burgess Bed can give you that precious nights sleep you deserve.


Burgess Beds Limited


Unit 2

Knowsley Park Way, Knowsley Road Industrial Estate



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Nathan Hodge 01282 733005

Full on the job training will be provided as well as being fully supported through gaining a level 2 qualification.

  • Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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