Ulster Yarns Limited

Apprentice Engineering Operative Level 2 - Intermediate (Level 2)

Ulster Yarns Limited (Employer)

Calderdale College (Training Provider)

Annual wage £10,004.80
40.0 hours per week Rotating Shifts to be confirmed between 6.00am – 2.00pm, 2.00pm – 10.00pm
2 years (duration)
1 November 2022(start date)
Engineering operative (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
31 October 2022 (application closing date)
Register interest

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 Apprentice Engineering Operatives who are keen to learn in a manufacturing environment. The Apprenticeship will give hands-on experience and knowledge in a technologically advanced manufacturing company along with a nationally recognised qualification.


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • We are inviting applications from potential Apprentice Engineering Operatives interested in how machinery works, how it is maintained and are keen to learn from experienced qualified Engineers in Ulster Yarns
  • We anticipate the offer of Full-time employment on successful completion of the Apprenticeship Programme
  • To train on how to repair and maintain machinery including blending machines, carding machines, spinning frames and yarn twisting machines

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

  • The succesful candidate will work towards a Level 2 in Engineering

Mandatory qualifications: 

  • Diploma in engineering operations (skills) Level 2
  • Certificate or Diploma in engineering operations (knowledge) Level 2

Apprentices without Level 1 (or equivalent) in English and maths must ensure that apprentices achieve Level 1 and take the test for Level 2 prior to taking the end-point assessment.

For those with an education, health and care plan or a legacy statement the apprenticeships English and maths minimum requirement is Entry Level 3 and British Sign Language qualification are an alternative to English qualifications for whom this is their primary language.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • To Progress to L3 Qualification

Skills Required

Communication skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Patience, work under pressure

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade C/4 or Above) Desired
Register interest