Lynn Lloyd Soft Furnishings Ltd

Apprentice Upholsterer


Lynn Lloyd Soft Furnishings Ltd

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Weekly wage £146.25
37.5 hours per week 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday between 9:00am - 5:00pm, 30 minutes lunch, 2 x 10 minutes break.
duration: 20 months
start: 25 April 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Furniture, Furnishings and Interiors Manufacturing (apprenticeship standard)
3 positions available
18 April 2020 (application closing date)
We have a fantastic opportunity for an Apprentice Upholsterer to join our team based in Atherton.


Duties include:

  • Making all part or part blinds, curtains and all other associated soft furnishings
  • Following instructions for each sewing job
  • Using a range of machine programs and machines, such as over lockers, 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 materials and finish required
  • Working with designers and pattern cutters to make up new samples of new styles for buyers

Future Prospects

To continue onto full-time employment.

Skills Required

  • Keen attention to detail
  • The ability to switch from one order to another quickly and efficiently
  • Must have good practical ability and a good knowledge of Health & Safety

Qualities Required

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Keen interest in sewing

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications required.

Training Provided

Training to be provided

Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in Upholstery, including NVQ Certificate in Upholstery and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.

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