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Production Manufacturing Apprentices Peterlee Glass Co Ltd

Peterlee Glass are looking for an individual who is highly motivated and they can mould into a highly skilled, flexible employee. They are building a team of multi skilled individuals and in time the right individual will become an asset to the business and integral to their long-term strategy.

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Closing date: 30 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 7.30am - 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    07 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Peterlee Glass are seeking two glass processing apprentices to join our team of highly skilled machine operators, no experience is required as full training will be provided on site.

The candidate must have a keen willingness to learn, innate ability, excellent timekeeping and excellent attention to detail. They must also be enthusiastic and have the drive and ambition to excel and progress in our ever-expanding business.

The successful applicant will be trained in some of the following areas which is not exhaustive:

  • State of the art CNC machines
  • Straight line edge polishing machines
  • Forvet water jet machine
  • Glass laminating process
  • Cutting tables
  • Toughening furnace
  • How to read and understand technical drawings
  • Along with various other manual handling processes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good at working with your hands
  • Good problem solver
  • Ability to think quickly 

Personal qualities

  • Hardworking
  • Puntual
  • Motivated
  • Willing to learn
  • Good communicator

Desired qualifications

Although no formal qualifications have been specified by the employer, there are still minimum entry requirements for the apprenticeship programme, and you will be assessed on English and Maths at interview.

Future prospects

Possibility of permanent employment and going on to complete further qualifications.

About the employer

Peterlee Glass was established in 1977 and with four decades of glass supplier and manufacturing experience, we are renowned for quality glass products, fixtures and fittings and glass service.

Our helpful team work with you to achieve your goals across all glass projects. Regardless of the size of the job we are working on, whether structural glass installations, glass worktops and splashbacks, glass canopies or decorative glass and furniture, our glass supplier experience means we offer the same attention to detail and care through out.

Our Glass Supplier Trade Centre is open 5 days a week, where glass can be ordered to your individual requirements. In our workshop you will be advised on glass applications and we carry a large range of glass fixtures and fittings for all specialist glass applications. We have the capacity to manufacture and supply toughened and toughened laminated glass from 300mm x 150mm to 4300mm x 2250mm. We also have the ability to source panels 6000mm x 3210mm.

Our core aim is to manufacture and supply glass for use in all situations, find solutions for commercial and domestic glass applications and offer good customer service.


Peterlee Glass Co Ltd



Lister Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by East Durham College


Emma Norbury 0191 5185587

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standard
  • Maths and English Functional Skills if required - if not required, Maths and English upskill will still be provided but you do not need to sit an exam
  • Preparation for End Point Assessment

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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