Apprentice Glass Processor - Knowsley Art Glass - REF: KA 059

Company overview:

"Knowsley Art Glass Ltd is a family run business, established in 1980. As well as being Traditional Stained Glass Leaded-Light makers, we specialise in glass enamelling and the reproduction of Victorian Etched glass. All of our work is manufactured to the highest standards, using traditional methods only. We DO NOT use any types of acrylic colour or plastic films.
We have used our knowledge within this particular field to revive lost skills and developed our ideas bringing us to the forefront of designing and manufacturing decorative glass.
Although we are based in Knowsley we supply our products up and down the country, we are one of the leading stained glass and etched glass manufactures in the UK.
We have accomplished many glass creations over the years, our main field being restoration, the knowledge we have acquired for restoring etched and coloured glass is endless.Our specialist field is the reproduction of Victorian etched glass, our bespoke service allows us to copy any Victorian design and reproduce it using our own techniques."

Key responsibilities for the role:

  • Must be able to complete an apprenticeship framework in Signage technician / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education over two years
  • Maintain health and safety within the Glass Processing.
  • Communicating and working with others in the glass and related working environments.
  • Locate, handle and position products, materials or components in glass. example cut glass, shape glass, application of Artwork to glass, Use machines to process the glass (edge the glass) handle heavy woodworking machinery.
  • Check the quality of products in glass processing
  • Once quality of products are checked the glass will be packed into purpose made wooden boxes.

Key skills to be successful in your application:

  • Qualifications required/predicted 3 GCSE’S Level C/4 AND ABOVE Must include English or Maths
  • Good communication skills.
  • Works well as part of a team and have the ability to manage and delegate to others and take on responsibility.
  • Problem solving, you need to display an ability to take a logical approach to solving problems and resolving issues.

Location: Knowsley Art Glass Ltd Ellis Ashton St Huyton Business Park Liverpool L36 6BN  
Contracted hours: 38 hours
Hourly rate of pay: National Minimum Wage      

Closing date: 12 July 2021    

How to apply: 

1. Download and complete the application form 

2. Return it via email to theknowsleyapprentice@knowsley.gov.uk

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