Textiles Apprentice at West Yorkshire Spinners

We have an exciting opportunity for an attentive individual to take up an Apprenticeship position within our Production team. We are an award-winning hand knitting yarn company who provides a friendly and welcoming working environment.

  • Learn in detail about the raw materials involved in the production process
  • Learn about the feeding and running process
  • Learn how the various machinery works
  • Learn the importance of maintaining safe working practices
  • Slowly move around each aspect of production, including learning the colour process and the calculations involved


GCSEs grade D/3 grade or above in maths and English or Level 1 Functional Skills or equivalent qualifications.

Acceptance is subject to college initial assessment and interview.

Desired Skills:

  • Have the right to work in the UK
  • Be able to easily commute to Keighley
  • Good mathematical background
  • Excellent attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Be reliable and trustworthy
  • Be flexible
  • Work as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn

Desired qualifications

GCSE grades 4/C or above in maths and English (or equivalent).


  • Framework Title: Fashion and Textiles level 2
  • Functional skills in Maths and English (Level 1)
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Apprenticeship framework:

Fashion and Textiles

To apply, click here.

If you have any enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact our apprenticeships team on apprenticeships@keighleycollege.ac.uk or call us on 01535685035.

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