Sewing Machinist - Apprenticeship THE HATCHBAG COMPANY LTD

The Hatchbag Company in Birkenhead are recruiting for an Apprentice Sewing Machinist. The successful candidate will work towards a Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer qualification.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 14 Aug 2024

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

    Mon-Thu 8am-5pm Fri 8am-2pm / 30 min lunch & 2x 15 min breaks / 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Aug 2024

  • Date posted

    4 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

• Operations through the manufacture of sewing PVC weather guards.
• Learn & perform the basic sewing/taping skills for all businesses.
• Basic maintenance skills to keep sewing machines in proper working order.
• Hands on approach, handling specialist responsibilities in the Sewing-PVC Department such
as sewing, taping, packing, final inspection, sewing machine maintenance & fault finding.
• The Sewing Machinist: PVC is expected to be able to perform in accordance with Health &
Safety Standards.
• Undertaking training to self-develop skills in the Sewing: PVC

Department including training and development of appraisals, communication, structures by setting & maintaining a team

The training you will be getting

  • Work based learning
  • Functional Skills - Maths and English
  • Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression onto full time employment

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths/English (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

The Hatchbag Company produce tailor made boot protectors to suit your car and lifestyle. Manufactured in the UK the bespoke boot covers are hand finished and made from PVC high quality fabric that will cover the base and sides of your boot. With over 400 different models you can choose a boot liner that is designed to perfectly fit the make and model of your vehicle ensuring your boot is kept in showroom condition. Available in a range of colours the boot liners are made with a tough, hardwearing, wipe clean finish and easy fitting velcro straps.




Unit 1

Unit 1

Turbine Road

CH41 9BA

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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


recruitment NLTG

01254 395355

Apprenticeship standard

Sewing machinist

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

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 14 Aug 2024