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Position:
Soft Furnishing Apprentice
Employment Type:
Apprenticeship
Salary:
£800 per month
Location:
Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 7RH
Closing Date:
31st March, 2019

This role is a great opportunity for a creative individual with a passion for making things! This can be a fantastic route to pursue a career in sewing and hand finishing!

Job Role: 

Champagne Curtains require a candidate who can train in a variety of areas:

  • Cutting
  • Hand-finishing
  • Hand sewing
  • Inspecting work
  • Willing to train eventually on industrial sewing machines

What is a Soft Furnishing apprentice?

Being in this kind of role means you will specialize in creating and maintaining items made of cloth, such as curtains, chair coverings, etc, used to decorate a room.

About Your Employer:

Champagne curtains specialise in bespoke upholstery.

Skills Required: 

  • Great organisation
  • Good communicator
  • Have an interest in sewing and making things by hand
  • Conscientious worker
  • Creative personality

Skills  

  • Trustworthy
  • Honest
  • Reliable
  • Time Conscious
  • Hard Working
  • Flexible
  • Polite and Professional
  • Responsible

Applying English & Maths To This Role: 

Maths is important for this as you will need to work our repeat patterns on fabrics.

You will also need to calculate pleats on Roman Blinds.

Qualifications Required:

5 GCSE’s 9-4 (A-C) (9-3) or grades as equivalent

Qualifications Gained: 

TBC

Future Prospects: 

This role can help you progress onto a great role within upholstery or sewing. Even the chance to use your skills to go self-employed?