AGL Training Ltd are looking to recruit an Apprentice Sealed Unit Operative on behalf our well-established client based in Hortonwood.

Our client is a family-based business, established in 2005 and have gone from strength to strength. The company specialise in the manufacture of sealed units. They have employed apprentices into the business in the past and have a passion for offering development opportunities to young people.

The position is for an Apprenticeship, the position is initially 12-15 months with the possibility of a full-time role at the end of the programme.

During this time, you will work towards the following qualifications:

  • Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprenticeship Standards

  • Level 2 Manufacturing (knowledge and skills)

  • English and Maths Functional Skills Level 1 / 2


General Duties

You will receive training to enable you to carry out the following duties:

  • Moving and handling materials/glass.

  • Using handheld tools / manufacturing machinery to cut aluminium / plastic / float glass.

  • Measuring materials.

  • Applying tape to the edges of sealed units.

  • Manufacturing double glazed and laminated units.

  • General house keeping / health and safety.


Skills and Requirements

The ideal candidate will be:

  • GCSE Grade 3 or above in English and Maths (Grade D)

  • Basic numeracy to be able to measure out materials.

  • Patient, due to working in one single area for long periods of time.

  • Polite and friendly.

  • Interested in manufacturing, specifically the glazing industry.


Working Hours

Monday – Friday: 8am – 4.30pm (30minutes unpaid break daily)

Total hours paid: 40 hours weekly

Hourly Rate: £4.30