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Location: Accrington, BB5 1GR

· Do you have a talent and interest in Sewing & Textiles and have a keen eye for detail?

· This is an exciting opportunity to join a large, well-established company as an Sewing Machinist Apprentice

Job Role Includes:

· Organisation and maintenance of an efficient workstation

· Operating specialist industrial sewing machines

· Adhering to health and safety rules and regulations

· Working with a variety of materials, threads and trimmings

· Using a variety of sewing production techniques and methods

· Producing sewn items that meet quality standards, targets and deadlines

· Interpreting and following instruction and technical specifications

· Monitoring and maintaining the work flow

Routine machine maintenance

Skills Required

· A keen eye for detail

Personal Qualities

· An open and friendly personality that works well in a team

· Self-motivation and pride in their work

· Must be able to learn new skills quickly

Adaptable to new situations and new ways of working

Qualifications Required

No specific qualifications required, however the appointment will be subject to applicants passing an initial assessment through Blackburn College.

Other Information

Proposed Duration

Level 2 – 15 months

Training to be Provided

Level 2 Sewing standard

Future Prospects

Potential progression within the business/qualification


Apprenticeship Team

01254 292500


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