This is an exciting and dynamic leather craftsperson role for an enthusiastic candidate. You will be based in our high street store where all equipment and materials are also based. Candidates will have the opportunity to develop various leather crafting skills within a repair and reconstruct context around shoes, bags and other leather items.
Closing date: 30 Nov 2022
Total hours per week: 30.0
Possible start date
09 Jan 2023
28 Jul 2022
Level 2 (GCSE)
What will the apprentice be doing?
Leather craftsperson apprentice will be working on leather repairs in the context of shoes and bags.
Main duties include:-
· Leather cutting/trimming
· Leather skiving and edging
· Leather stitching and sticking/bonding
· Leather patching
· Reconstruction of part of leather product
· Leather colouring/dye
· Creativity and craft opportunities to achieve best repair
· Supervised equipment and machinery operation (with training)
· Customer service
· Till and computer operation
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
You will be working towards the Level 2 Leather Craftsperson Standard. The Standard's Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours will be delivered within the workplace with an Assessor visiting and liaising with you on a regular basis. You will have an e-portfolio to upload your evidence to which will show your progress to achievement.
You may have to undertake Functional Skills at level 2 in Maths and English if you do not have the required exemptions. The delivery for this will be online sessions with the exam being held at the college campus.
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
Long term employment for the right candidate.
Opportunities for progression within the company
Requirements and prospects
Desired skills and personal qualities
Things to consider
About the employer
BRIDGWATER AND TAUNTON COLLEGE
Level 2 (GCSE)
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