Footwear Manufacturing Apprenticeship CHANECO LIMITED

Producing bespoke orthopaedic footwear for both children and adults using hand tools technical equipment and machinery.

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Closing date: 01 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7.45 -16.00 Friday 7.45 - 15.30

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    09 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000249794

  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

Typical day-to-day duties may include:

  • Cutting materials 
  • Skiving (thinning the material)
  • Closing (sewing the upper part of the footwear),
  • Lasting (forming the footwear)
  • Attaching the sole
  • Finishing the footwear
  • Quality inspection and packing to company specification. 

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Footwear Manufacturer qualification 
  • Training to take place at Northampton College, NN3 3RF - 1 day a week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full time opportunities with ongoing training 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Team working, Creative, Good hand to eye coordination

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Math's (Grade 3) Essential

About the employer

Chaneco is a family run business that is over 50 years old and one of the largest independent orthopaedic foot manufacturers in the UK. Product offering includes Adult footwear ranges, including stock, modular and bespoke together with Smart Steps range of Paediatric Footwear and Insoles. Employing 100 staff in both Northampton and Chesterfield.

Employer

CHANECO LIMITED

Address

4 KILVEY ROAD

BRACKMILLS INDUSTRIAL ESTATE

NORTHAMPTON

NN4 7BQ

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Training

Training provider

NORTHAMPTON COLLEGE

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

Contact

Business Centre

business.centre@northamptoncollege.ac.uk

01604734323

Apprenticeship standard

Footwear manufacturer

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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