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Apprentice Manufacturing Operative (35369) Coleman Milne

An exciting opportunity with excellent prospects has arisen to join Coleman Milne as an Apprentice Manufacturing Operative in their busy vehicle conversion workshop.

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

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Closing date: 12 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

    Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 5:30pm

    Total hours per week: 38

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    5 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

As an apprentice you’ll be learning how to:


• Conduct auto electrical tasks on modern, specialist vehicles, completing a job from start to finish
• Wire up electrical components and installations of wiring looms
• Use related tools to a good standard
• Work in line with Company standards and H&S requirements
• Conduct fault finding and diagnostic work when necessary

The company offers great benefits, such as:
• The opportunity to work with some of the most committed and motivated people you could hope to work with
• An environment where honesty, communication and initiative are always recognised and valued
• A chance to develop yourself into an integral long-standing member of our business


Great benefits, including:
• 4 day working week, Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 17:30pm
• Retail discounts for employees
• Company pension
• Life assurance
• 22 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for 4 days a week)
• Employee Assistance Programme for employees
• Competitive pay and enhanced Overtime pay rates
• In house training


How you will be supported
Full training and support will be provided by The Growth Company to help you achieve your apprenticeship and reach your full potential in your role.


What will happen next
New applicants to The Growth Company who meet any basic entry requirements of the role will be contacted within two working days to be invited to meet a member of our team. You will then have the opportunity to find out:
• More about this vacancy and any others you are suitable for
• Any training you need to complete
• What the next steps will be


How you could get there
If you would be catching public transport for this role, visit the Journey Planner on to see how you would get there and how long it would take.

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

Full apprenticeship training provided, working towards an Intermediate Level Apprenticeship gaining a Level 2 qualification, lean manufacturing operative.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible progression within the company and progression onto the next level apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Punctual, Hardworking, Eager to learn, Friendly, Positive, Ambitious, Conscientious, Reliability, Honesty, A disciplined attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C/9-4) Essential

About the employer

From the production of our very first hearse over six decades ago, to the latest limousine to leave our factory. Our commitment to the funeral industry is not simply to build vehicles, but to provide market solutions that enable our customers to deliver excellent service. We achieve this thanks to the technical capabilities of our dedicated team, in-depth market knowledge and a strong forward-thinking ethos. The use of cutting-edge design and manufacturing technology allows us to challenge conventions to produce vehicles that are as innovative, advanced and reliable as they are elegant. Looking towards the future, we will continue to conceive striking visual designs, develop a fully electric drive train and will bring our German facility on stream, all contributing to the next generation of Europe’s premier ceremonial vehicles.


Coleman Milne


Colmil Works Hart Common

Wigan Road Westhoughton



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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Aug 2022