Manufacturer

So many of the products you use everyday have been manufactured - from your morning shower and the shoes on your feet to your mobile phone, and your favourite bag to your favourite food.

It takes skilled workers to put them all together and if you want a job that focuses on practical abilities and has loads of different options, then why not give manufacturing a try?

Manufacturing can take place anywhere from large industrial complexes out of town to small workshops employing just a few people in a much smaller venue. It all depends on what you make, how many you make and how you make them.

Manufacturing Qualifications

Our Food and Drink Manufacturing NVQ is ideal if you are already working in the industry.

Our Performing manufacturing operations NVQ is relevant to jobs in any area of manufacturing and covers all of the skills you need to be a safe, efficient and highly competent worker

You can also learn while you earn with an Manufacturing apprenticeship.

For more information, browse for a qualification using the qualifications finder.

Where to study

Search for a centre that offers your chosen qualification by using the Find a Centre search box (on the top right of each page).

KEY INFO

Type of work:
Indoors, practical.

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Who you could work for:
Manufacturers of any size.

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Likely hours:
Either daytime or shift work,
depending on the size of factory.

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Starting salary*:
£10,000.

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Perfect for you if you are:
Good with your hands,
methodical, reliable.

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You could even go on to:
Become a supervisor or manager.

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*Remember

Salaries are only a guide. We've quoted average figures and there will be some variation around the country and from employer to employer.

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