SF-11 Textiles Apprentice at Curtains Made by Lynn Lloyd in Manchester

Job type Apprenticeship
Contract Type Apprenticeship
Positions Available 2
Salary £3.50 per hour
Reference Code SF-11
Hours Per Week 37.5 hours
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Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • making all or part of blinds, curtains and all other associated soft furnishing.
  • following instructions for each sewing job.
  • using a range of machine programs and machines, such as overlockers, hemmers and bar tackers, to carry out a range of tasks and produce different finishes.
  • guiding the material through the machine, correcting any mistakes as you go.
  • altering machine settings to suit the type of material and finish required.
  • checking that a finished article matches the pattern instructions.
  • oiling and cleaning your machine.
  • working with designers and pattern cutters to make up samples of new styles for buyers.

Other duties within capability as assigned by line manager

Person Specification


Have a keen eye for detail and accuracy.
Have the ability to switch from one order to another quickly and efficiently.
Some experience or a passion for sewing.

Personal Qualities

Be hardworking & reliable.


The appointment will be subject to applicants passing an initial assessment through Blackburn College.

Things to Consider

Travel will be provided to and from Wigan.

Other Information

Apprenticeship or Advanced Apprenticeship


Proposed Duration

12-15 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Certificate in Textiles Production

Level 2 Certificate in Manufacturing Sewn Products

Level 1 in Functional Skills

Future Prospects

Permanent positions offered to the right candidate.


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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