Performing Manufacturing Operations Apprentice

Glyn Smallwood Upholsterers

An excellent opportunity has been made available at Smallwood Upholstery for an Apprentice to join their business based in Barlborough, Chesterfield. The successful candidate will provide attention to detail, be able to multi task and have a profession

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Jun 2017

Apprenticeship summary

Weekly wage


Working week

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5:00pm

Total hours per week: 38.00

Apprenticeship duration

366 days

Possible start date

26 Jun 2017

Date posted

24 Jan 2017

Apprenticeship level

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

Reference number



1 available

Reporting to the Manager, duties will include:

  • Stripping furniture
  • Cutting materials
  • Sewing
  • Using jigsaws
  • Operating hand saws
  • Using staple guns
  • Loading and unloading deliveries
  • Monitoring stock levels
  • General H&S
  • Housekeeping

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Information Technology
  • Communication Skills
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Listening skills
  • Team Building Skills
  • Literacy Skills
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Organisational Skills
  • Manual Work Skills

Personal qualities

  • Meticulous and able to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to interact well with others in a cross functional environment
  • Resourceful, result-oriented and strong sense of responsibility with initiative.

Qualifications required

  • Minimum of 2 GCSE or equivalent A-C grades in English and Maths or equivalent.

Future prospects

Possibility of full time employment on successful completion of Apprenticeship

Things to consider

Smallwood Upholstery is located at: 34 Chesterfield Road, Barlborough, Chesterfield, S43 4TT

About the employer

Glyn Smallwood Upholstery was founded over 35 years ago by Creative Director, Glyn Smallwood. Today the Company continues to flourish with a wide range of residential and commercial projects throughout the UK and overseas including stately homes, penthouses, private hospitals, boutique hotels, luxury yachts and health clubs.


Glyn Smallwood Upholsterers


34 Chesterfield Road



S43 4TT

You must have JavaScript enabled to view a map of the location

Training provider

  • NVQ level 2 Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations
  • C&G level 2 Certificate in Engineering
  • Functional Maths, English and ICT level 2

Apprenticeship framework

Engineering Manufacture

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sheffield College


Ashley Smallwood

Other information

The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is �3.40 per hour(From October 1st 2016 this will be increasing by 3% to �3.40 per hour). This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum Wage appropriate to their age applies. Hourly Rate will be reviews after 4 weeks and will be increased subject to performance

Employer's Application Instructions

Please click the apply button. This will take you through to The Sheffield College Apprentice Application Portal.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 25 Jun 2017