Lean Manufacturing Apprentice VISION LEISURE UPHOLSTER LTD

Lean Manufacturing Apprentice required to learn all aspects in the making of upholstery for VW Camper Vans. For the right person, there is the opportunity to secure full time employment and progress to higher level qualifications. Duties will include to learn all aspects of upholstering VW Campervans and marking out the fabric.

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Closing date: 07 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Pay may vary depending on age

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm. (Exact shifts TBC)

    Total hours per week: 39.5

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    18 Jul 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Duties will include:


  • Pattern making in a range of fabric
  • Seat sewing
  • Stripping
  • Trimming

The training you will be getting

Lean Manufacturing Operative Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

This apprenticeship will be delivered via virtual classroom sessions, including distance learning materials, as well as regular visits by your assessor, at the company site. 

Off the Job Training' subjects include:

  • Health and Safety within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Communicating and working effectively within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Working Relationships and Individual Rights and Responsibilities within a Manufacturing Environment
  • Application of Workplace Organisation and Work Related Problem Solving Techniques

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Future progression into a team leader role

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Good attention to detail, Good standard of maths, Dextrous & nimble for cutting, Punctual, Reliable, Willingness to learn


GCSE or equivalent Math and English (Grade A*-C/9-5) Desired

About the employer

Established in 2008, Vision Leisure Upholstery was born from a love of Campervan adventure and the realisation of a need for bespoke, quality seating solutions that fulfil the requirements of those onboard. A small family business, we make it our priority to understand your unique vision for your leisure vehicle and exercise our craftsmanship and wealth of experience to turn your concept into a reality. We are dedicated to designing, reupholstering, and customising your vehicle. We offer a truly bespoke service and can accommodate your every design ideal, from matching logos on each seat headrest, to individual emblems which reflect the taste and passions of the seat occupier.








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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Georgia Davies


07341 126683

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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