Apprentice Sewing Machinist Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)

Apprentice Sewing Machinist for an upholstery and furniture company based in Blackburn. You will undertake your Level 2 Sewing Machinist and be trained in all aspects of sewing machinist duties. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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Closing date: 30 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £200.85 per week

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8.00am - 5.00pm, Friday, 8.00am - 1.00pm, breaks, 30 minute lunch

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    31 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Feb 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn to operate different sewing machinist
  • Stitch together upholstery covers
  • Work in the upholstery department
  • Work towards health and safety regulations
  • Keep work area clean and tidy

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

  • Level 2 Apprentice Sewing Machinist , 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

Communication skills, Team working, Initiative


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

Things to consider

Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 5:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 1:00pm, breaks, 30 minute lunch, maximum 40 hours per week

About the employer

A well established furniture business in Blackburn with a sister company in Manchester. They make sofas and bed heads plus other upholstered items.


Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)


Furthergate Industrial Estate, Clerk Hill Street




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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: 30 Mar 2023