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Apprentice Improvement Technician FORBO FLOORING UK LIMITED

Learn all aspects of a global business environment alongside the manufacturing process for the Flotex flocked flooring product which is made in Ripley and not replicated anywhere in the world! You'll have the opportunity to spend time in each area of our manufacturing process with the aim of establishing a long and successful career.

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Closing date: 06 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £11,550.00

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 08:30 -16:00

    Total hours per week: 36.5

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    10 May 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000043383

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Gain knowledge in all aspects of manufacture process of a premium flocked flooring product. Learning and understanding key business skills communication methods and skills, understanding what other functions contribute to the business, understanding on-site Health & Safety, building people skills and utilising IT. Learn and develop knowledge of the importance of quality procedures, stock control, production schedules and production loss accountability, management structure and process control.

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

Level 3 Improvement Technician apprenticeship standard, including Functional Skills if required.

You will work with expert assessors to develop new knowledge, skills and behaviours within the profession. You will experience a blended learning model. You will gather learning evidence, journals and off-the-job records using your e-portfolio.

At the end of the planned learning period, it will be agreed that you are ready to enter 'Gateway' and for your End Point Assessment to be arranged.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The progression from the apprenticeship would be longevity within the business looking to work towards future qualifications and to join the business as a highly skilled and knowledgeable member of the team.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Time Management Skills

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

About the employer

Forbo Flooring Systems is a leading global player in high-quality, commercial floor coverings & total solution flooring projects that include Linoleum, Vinyl, Luxury Vinyl Tiles, Flocked Flooring, Carpet Tiles and Entrance Flooring Systems.

Employer

FORBO FLOORING UK LIMITED

Address

High Holborn Road

Ripley

Derbyshire

DE5 3NT

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Training

Training provider

WEST NOTTINGHAMSHIRE COLLEGE

Contact

Leoni

apprenticeships@wnc.ac.uk

01623 900469

Apprenticeship standard

Improvement technician

Level 3 (A level)


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