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Level 2 Sewing Machinist apprentice LJ Group

Your role will be in all aspects of production of their products from the start of the process to the end product including Sewing, cutting , ironing and pinning. You will be working as part of a small but busy team and the company are looking for someone who has an enthusiasm for sewing.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual 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

    Mon-Fri 8.30am-5.00pm

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Apr 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Working within a very small but busy production unit making: Wedding Dresses,Communion Dresses,Overskirts,Bridal Veils and Bridal Belts.

The role will be to develop all aspects of the production process from: pinning,cutting,sewing and checking. All aspects will be demonstrated and taught as part of the role.We expect the experience to build up over a period of time and only then will responsibility be granted to the individual.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • Level 2 Sewing Machinist Apprenticeship
  • Functional skills Maths and English (if needed)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The company is growing the manufacturing side of the business so this is a great opportunity.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Patience, Sewing experience, Enthusiastic


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

They expect the experience to build up over a period of time and only then will responsibility be granted to the individual. 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

The LJ Group is made up of 7 brands, from bridal and accessories to bridesmaids and communion wear. Our Northern HQ houses our design team, who work year round to design and produce our entire collections.


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Training provider



The Apprenticeship Team


Apprenticeship standard

Sewing machinist

Level 2 (GCSE)

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