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Lean Manufacturing Operative (Production) Intermediate Apprenticeship Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd

Our engineering/manufacturing apprenticeships are a launchpad for a career in engineering, manufacturing and related industries.

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

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Closing date: 23 May 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

    Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 37.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    10 available

Duties will include:

  • Transferring materials for manufacturing operations
  • Receiving and checking incoming materials for manufacturing operations
  • Producing products by assembly operations
  • Producing products by processing
  • Finishing operations

You will learn skills in:

  • Health and safety within a manufacturing environment
  • Communicating and working effectively within a manufacturing environment
  • Working relationships and individual rights and responsibilities within a manufacturing environment
  • Application of workplace organisation
  • Work related problem solving techniques

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills

Personal qualities

  • Enthusiasm
  • Dedication to learning and study 
  • A strong interest in how things work
  • A desire to work hard and be challenged - every day

Desired qualifications

5 x GCSE’s or equivalent Grade C/4 or above in maths, English Language and Science.

Future prospects

The vacancy offers enhancement of skills and qualifications and once qualified, opportunities could arise for progression to higher education and employer promotion.

Things to consider

Applicants will be required to undertake an initial aptitude assessment.

About the employer

Seta is a long-established, not-for-profit engineering and business training provider based in North East England. We deliver accredited, industry recognised training, including apprenticeships, up to an advanced level. As a Group Training Association, we have years of experience in working with companies in the engineering, manufacturing, process and related sectors.

We are a trusted training provider and have an exceptional track record of delivering for clients across a range of sectors - many of which are global household names - and we provide a launchpad for careers in engineering, manufacturing and related industries.  We work with a broad spectrum of companies, from sole traders to multi-nationals.

At Seta, apprentices, course delegates and trainees experience hands-on learning, acquiring practical skills for use in real life, industrial and office working environments. Our apprenticeships cover both engineering and business disciplines.


Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd



Sedling Road, Wear Industrial Estate


NE38 9BZ

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Sunderland Engineering Training Association Ltd


Business Development 01914162860

  • Intermediate Lean Manufacturing Operative Standard
  • EAL Level 2 Diploma in Manufacturing (Knowledge & Skills)

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply online on Seta's website.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 May 2022