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Level 2 Sewing Machine Apprentice Christopher Appleton

Do you have a talent and interest in Sewing & Textiles and have good attention for detail? This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, well-established company as an Sewing Machinist Apprentice.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £144.30

    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, 10.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001819078

  • Positions

    1 available

The duties in this role will include:

  • Organisation and maintenance of an efficient workstation
  • Operating specialist industrial sewing machines
  • Adhering to health and safety rules and regulations
  • Working with a variety of materials, threads and trimmings
  • Using a variety of sewing production techniques and methods
  • Producing sewn items that meet quality standards, targets and deadlines
  • Interpreting and following instruction and technical specifications
  • Monitoring and maintaining the work flow
  • Routine machine maintenance

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Good attention to detail 
  • Some familiarity with sewing/domestic machines
  • Good communication Skills
  • Time keeping, must be able to work under pressure

Personal qualities

  • An open and friendly personality that works well in a team
  • Self-motivation and pride in their work
  • Must be open to learn new skills quickly
  • Adaptable to new situations and new ways of working

Desired qualifications

  • No specific qualifications required, however the appointment will be subject to applicants passing an initial assessment Blackburn College

Future prospects

  • Potential full-time contract

Things to consider

  • Please note that the closing date for this vacancy is at the employers’ discretion and is subject to change
  • If this vacancy has been filled, we will endeavour to support you in finding alternative vacancies

About the employer

Located down Church Walks just off Church Street in the centre of Ormskirk.  We opened in 2019 and have been providing a clothing alteration service since then.

We value honesty to our customers. Our motto is, if we can get it in under the sewing machine we can get that done for you. If there is a job we cannot do then we will let you know why it can’t be done.

Employer

Christopher Appleton

Address

10

Church Walks

Ormskirk

L39 3QS

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Training

Training provider

BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Blackburn College

Contact

Apprenticeship Team 01254 292500 apprenticeships@blackburn.ac.uk

Level 2 Sewing Machinist Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)

Apprenticeship standard

Sewing machinist

Level 2 (GCSE)


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