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Apprentice Sewing Machinist - Training Provider: Keighley College

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the growing team at Canvasman as their Apprentice Sewing Machinist!

Weekly wage
£4.30 per hour

Employer name & location
Canvasman Ltd
5 Sapper Jordan Rossi Business Park
Otley Road
West Yorkshire
BD17 7AX

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time
Working Days: Mon to Friday 8am to 4pm with 1 day per week at college.

Number of vacancies  & closing date for applications

Duration – Perm / temp

Qualification and educational requirements
Level 1 in Maths and English or equivalent qualifications.

Essential and desirable skills

  • Basic skills in tailoring
  • Good communication skills
  • Can cut the fabric and order fabric
  • Can measure accurately
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Punctual
  • Excellent team player
  • Organised, methodical worker
  • Ability to plan and work to deadlines
  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Great attitude to learning

Training provided


-Level 2 Sewing Machinist Operative Standard

Functional Skills qualifications:

– Level 1 Functional Skill in English

– Level 1 Functional Skill in Maths

The apprentice will gain technical knowledge and experience in a growing industry where good technical skills are vital. The sewing machinists role is fundamental to the production process right across the fashion and textiles industry.

The apprentice will learn vital skills including workstation preparation, stitching operations, machine and workstation maintenance and carrying out instructions. The apprentice will also gain knowledge in the materials used in production, specialist sewing machines used, the production process, quality and quantity requirements, supply chain and customer base and policies and procedures.

Training will be carried out at our Keighley Campus, Bradford Road, Keighley, BD21 4HQ.



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