Leather craftsperson (level 2)
Producing or manufacturing leather goods for a number of markets.
- Qualification level
Equivalent to GCSE.
- Typical duration
- 15 months
- Apprenticeship category
- Creative and design
- Maximum funding
Maximum amount government will fund
for apprenticeship training.
- Also known as
- Leather craftperson
- Sustainable leather craftperson
Skills an apprentice will learn
- Comply with personal responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and other safety legislation.
- Use equipment in accordance with safe operating procedures and manufacturers’ instructions.
- Dispose safely of waste and surplus materials.
- Identify the correct tools and equipment and use appropriately such as Moisture content testing meter, Thickness measurement gauge, Trimming knives & shears, Edge tools, Pricking iron, Skiving machine and Bench splitter.
- Carry out running maintenance within agreed schedules to ensure the efficiency of machinery, tools and equipment (i.e. settings and preparation of tools) to meet production expectations.
- Read and interpret data from specifications and appropriate work instructions.
- Follow instructions in order to meet customer and company requirements.
- Implement efficient and effective use of materials by closely following instructions and minimizing waste.
- Undertake processes to maintain consistent speed and quality requirements as outlined by the company.
- Communicate effectively with internal/external customers, colleagues and managers and work as part of a team.
- Effectively self-manage their time and work load to meet deadlines.
Full information on Leather craftsperson (level 2) is available from the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.
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