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Embroidery Sewing & Machining Apprentice

Reference:

46535

Location:

Ely

Pay:

£3.50 per hour.

Hours:

37.5 hour working week, with the working hours as Monday to Thursday 8.10am until 4.55pm and Friday 8.10am until 12.50pm. Breaks are10 mins during the morning and 20 mins for lunch. This is a full time apprenticeship.

Ages:

16+

Job Description:

The company design creative and original bridal accessories. They are looking for an apprentice to join their Embroidery veil room to gain some valuable working experience and be given the opportunity to achieve an NVQ in Fashion and Textiles Apparel. To begin with you will be shown how to hand sew, trim and decorate the veils using different sewing and bonding techniques to apply beads and crystals. Once this has been completed you will progress onto the hand guided machines used for embroidery edges on wedding veils. You will start on simple patterns and gradually build up with practice to more elaborate designs.

Training:

Training is in house and with an external training provider visiting for the NVQ in Fashion and Textiles Apparel qualifications. Equivalent to one day a week training.

Qualifications:

This would be ideal for a school leaver to experience working full time, as well as earning an apprenticeship salary and gaining some additional qualifications. The successful candidate must have a keen interest in the bridal industry and a textiles qualification from school or college, as well as the ability to read design patterns and follow instructions. We only want individuals with a natural ability to work with detail and the dedication to work to the highest standard to create the quality expected by our customers.

Prospects:

The company's expectations are that if they have the right candidate and they have succeeded with their qualifications and have shown themselves to be an honest and reliable member of the team, that they would be able to offer them full time employment. However, this is not guaranteed.

Additional Information:

The company has free parking, free refreshments and a flexible working pattern. The company is located on a business park with little public transport, ensuring reliable means of transport to and from work is essential.

 

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