Textile manufacturing operative

Textile manufacturing operative

“A textile manufacturing operative ensures the consistency of textile production in a manufacturing facility”

A textile manufacturing operative is employed within the textile manufacturing industry and works in a job role where they are required to use specific machinery to produce textiles. Typically, this might involve occupations such as carding, spinning, twisting, warping and other roles at the basic/introductory level of the textile manufacturing. Your key responsibility as a textile manufacturing operative will be to ensure the consistency of textile production in a manufacturing facility. The majority of individuals taking this apprenticeship will work within businesses that employ fewer than 250 employees, although companies that are part of larger organisations are likely to use this programme. On completion, you’ll be competent in specific textile manufacturing operations appropriate to your own occupational role.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: DT and art

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £18,000 per annum