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Technical Office Apprentice Fibreline Ltd

A fantastic opportunity is available to join a busy office; to work as part of a team to provide flexible administrative support as required.

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Closing date: 30 Sep 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Between 08:30-17:00 Monday to Friday, Wednesday at college.

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    24 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

The duties will include:

  • Working in our technical office in the development of upholstery fillings for new furniture models
  • Dealing with email & phone queries
  • Generating specifications and compiling costing information through the use of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Using 2D CAD software to create new parts and diagrams for production
  • Checking samples before despatch to customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • You should be able demonstrate good communication both verbal and written and be conscientious in the approach to your work and your development
  • You should be able to work equally as well within team, as on an individual basis and have good IT skills – Excel / Word
  • Organised
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Computer literacy and accurate typing skills
  • A knowledge or interest in CAD

Personal qualities

  • You will need to be reliable and punctual and have a smart appearance
  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Polite
  • An ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Confident and presentable
  • Excellent team player
  • Personable, willing and enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE  (or equivalent) grades C/4 or above in Maths and English
  • AS levels (or equivalent)

Future prospects

This is a growing business giving good prospects to the right applicant.

Things to consider

Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment, and interview.

About the employer

Fibreline Ltd has a long and distinguished history. Founded in 1982 the company pioneered the use of polyester fibre in the furniture industry. Its product range has now grown to include foam and feather fillings.

The company has innovated both its product range and manufacturing processes and has grown to be the largest independently owned upholstery cushion fillings manufacturer in the UK.

Operating from our 90,000 sq ft facilities in Keighley, Fibreline ltd employs over 200 people. With a skilled workforce based on traditional textile skills and knowledge, all the way through to leading edge robotic technology using vision and 3 D scanning. Fibreline believes in continual improvement in all aspects of its business.


Fibreline Ltd


Victoria Park Mills

Hard Ings Road


BD21 3ND

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Leeds City College


Saffron Khan 01535 685118

Mode of delivery: Training, observations and assessments carried out in the workplace. An assessor will visit the place of work every 6-8 weeks.

Business Administrator Apprenticeship Standard at Level 3.

Technical Competencies

  • Support and engage with different parts of the organisation 
  • Interacting with internal or external customers 
  • Supporting functional areas 
  • Working across teams
  • Resolving issues as requested 

Personal and People Development 

  • Working on your own as well as part of a team, seeking help and guidance when you are not sure

Health, Safety and Security 

  • Maintain a safe and healthy working environment
  • Adhering to legislations appropriate to the industry    

Equality and Diversity

  • Follow the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion

Functional Skills Qualification

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English 
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths

Apprenticeship standard

Business administrator

Level 3 (A level)

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