Fashion Studio Apprenticeship EVERLEY STUDIO LTD

This is a very exciting opportunity to join Everley Studios as a fashion studio apprentice. Working on multiple projects across womenswear, menswear and childrenswear, assisting designers on projects for various small and large design brands. We currently design for many companies including Sainsburys, New Look, Morrisons, Zara, Next & many more.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 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 to Friday 9am - 4pm (1 hour lunch break).

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Jun 2023

  • Date posted

    09 May 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Essentially working with some of our major clients to assist with researching garment shapes, sketching them and creating design packs to forward to factories to develop
  • Produce commercial and innovative design solutions to brief.
  • Develop product design handwriting, displaying a breadth of design handwriting to ensure customers are happy with the product we provide
  • Support the Design team and studio in fulfilling key tasks, to include but not exhaust; matching print colours, buying and returning inspirational samples, managing social media platforms, appropriate emails and telephone correspondence with clients, fabric swatch management and assisting the design team to prepare for clients
  • Assist in research, preparation and presentation of relevant and appropriate category trends and supplier meetings
  • Demonstrate a good level of research and analytical skills to keep abreast of key customer requirements, market trends and conditions, product trends including technological advancements Ensure the sampling process is efficient
  • Produces precise design packs and fulfil delegated seasonal design briefs with commercial and innovative solutions, supported by illustrating/briefing/sourcing key materials and details. Ensure accurate samples are produced
  • Maintains comprehensive records of design projects
  • Support and assist the design work for small and large design companies, including many high street brands

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

  • Level 3 fashion assistant apprenticeship standard
  • Level 2 functional skills in English and maths as required
  • End point assessment
  • A minimum of 6 hours will be spent per week completing 'off the job' training. This will be agreed with the employer upon appointment

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • After successful completion of apprenticeship, you will be an assistant designer within Everley Studios
  • Additional progression and further learning may also be available

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Time management, Work well independently, Love for clothing, Good understanding of fashion, Good understanding of design, Motivated, Enthusiastic, Passionate to learn


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

Things to consider

Please be aware that you will be lone working for some of the time and therefore safeguarding requirements must be met.

About the employer

Everley Studios is a fashion and print design company based in the West Midlands. We work with fashion retailers and fashion suppliers globally.




247 Cranmore Road


B90 9LE

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Training provider



Mani Dhillon

0121 678 7450

Apprenticeship standard

Fashion studio assistant

Level 3 (A level)

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