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Apprentice Sewing Machinist

Welsh Government
Prism Medical Prism Medical, Millers Ave Brynmenyn Bridgend CF32 9SZ
£8 Per Hour
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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About the apprenticeship


Sewing Medical Devices for Healthcare Industry
Learn to use Sewing Machines, Cutting, CNC, Product Inspection & Dispatch

Additional information

Due to continued business growth and expansion, The UK`s leading manufacturers of healthcare equipment are looking to recruit Sewing Machinist to join this busy operation. The key responsibility of a sewing machinist is to make sewn medical devices of meet specifications and quality criteria with particular emphasis on maintaining quality standards whilst working at the required efficiency rate and meeting targets and deadlines.

The sewing machinist role is fundamental to the production process right across this diverse, multi sector industry. The role may involve operations such as lock stitching, hemming, overlocking, binding, cover stitching, cup seaming and CNC.

A truly rewarded role in the manufacturing of a product that changes and enhances the quality of life for some of our end users.



Impeccable attention for detail and forward-thinking.
• Able to thrive in a dynamic and very fast-paced environment.
• Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.
• Exceptional customer service - both internally & externally.
• Team player but able to work independently.
• Flexible approach to work and working hours.


Educated to GCSE level


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Fashion and Textiles Level 2 Apprenticeship

About the employer

Prism Medical Prism Medical, Millers Ave
CF32 9SZ

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Onsite Interview with Site Leader Liza Bridgeman


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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