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Apprentice Sewing Machinist Saxon Furniture Ltd

Apprentice Sewing Machinist for a Furniture Manufacturers based in Bolton. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture Manufacturing qualification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jan 2023

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 7:00-4:30pm / Fridays 7:00-11:00am / 30 min lunch and 2 x breaks / 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Feb 2023

  • Date posted

    05 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• A furniture manufacturing apprentice will progress through a structured training plan culminating in achieving a L2 furniture standard qualification
• During this training they will gain experience in a variety of different disciplines within the production environment with a focus on their specialism
• Involves learning how to sew fabric and leather upholstery components
• Using a variety of types of sewing machine

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

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Manufacturing, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

• A great opportunity to develop your career with an employer who supports continuing professional development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team working, Initiative


Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Monday - Thursday 7:00-4:30pm / Fridays 7:00-11:00am / 30 mins lunch and breaks / 40 hours per week

About the employer

Established in 1982 Saxon furniture has gained a reputation as a manufacturer of high quality hand crafted upholstered furniture with a diverse range of choice of styles and covering materials. We are particularly well known for our ever popular range of deep buttoned classic leather chesterfields. Each one of these benefits from a quality hardwood solid beech frame, quality suspensions and filling materials and the finest leather coverings.


Saxon Furniture Ltd


Manchester Road


Greater Manchester


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Sewing machinist

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 28 Jan 2023