Polyurethane Foam Conversion Manufacturing Apprenticeship (Level 2) FIBRELINE LIMITED

Our manufacturing apprentices are given a structured training program over 18 months. In addition to learning about our product range and the production process the apprentice will visit suppliers to learn about the raw materials that we use, and customers to see how our products are used.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,296.00 to £20,319.00

    Wages will be reviewed on 4 monthly intervals during the apprenticeship period.

    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

    We operate multiple shift patterns Monday to Friday. Over the duration of your apprenticeship training program you will gain experience across the working shift pattern

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    10 Aug 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    6 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Your training will involve a structured rotation around our manufacturing departments
  • Learning about the raw materials, processes and products that we produce
  • This will involve working in various departments learning how to run various machines. These could vary from textile carding machines, CNC fabric or foam cutting machines to robotic spraying assembly lines
  • You will be working as part of a small team in each department that you are allocated to during your training process

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

Furniture Manufacturer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Your 'on the job training' will be supplemented with classroom study time and tutoring from your company mentor and Burnley College tutor
  • All training will be conducted on site

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On succesful completion of the apprenticeship we would anticipate offering a full time position
  • There will be opportunities for further training and career progression to those that wish to progress further

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

A leading manufacturer of upholstery fillings to the UK furniture market. Recognised as an innovator in product design and development within the furniture industry. Privately owned, Fibreline has invested consistently in both its products, its processes and its people. The employee development program extends from Level 2 apprenticeships up to Level 6 Degree Apprenticeships. We are looking to build the team of the future to take the business forward over the years ahead.




Victoria Park Mills

Hardings Road


BD21 3ND

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Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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