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Transfer Apprentice Burgess and Leigh Ltd

Full supervised training will be given on the printing equipment, and only once a high level of competence has been achieved will the Safety Operating Procedure be signed and the apprentice will be allowed to operate the equipment.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68 to £19,266.00

    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

    Shift patterns will be confirmed at interviews

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    16 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • An understanding of how to set up the printing machine, mounting the engraved roller, roller pressure set-up and wiper blade configuration and to understand how to clean down the printing machine.


  • Maintain and develop good working relationships with colleagues.


  • To communicate effectively both written and verbally.


  • Assist in maintaining of a clean and tidy working environment.


  • Assist in maintaining a healthy, safe and secure working environment and act in accordance with the company policies and procedure.


  • Undertake any other work required by management which is commensurate with the responsibility of the post.

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

  • Lean Manufacturing L2 
  • Monthly / 6 Weekly Training from your allocated work based trainer.
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English (If required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Permanant post with Burgess & Leigh upon completion of the apprenticeship (Not guaranteed)

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Patience, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Each piece of Burleigh pottery is made by hand. Established in 1851, we have years of experience and just as much passion, and we remain faithful to the time-honoured techniques that earned our ceramics a worldwide reputation.


Burgess and Leigh Ltd


Middleport Pottery

Port Street



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Training provider



Ellie Rowland


Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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