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About Sew Connect

The manufacture of fashion and textiles is growing steadily in the UK and companies across the UK are looking for skilled sewing machinists, garment makers and textile specialists.

Sew Connect, an initiative from UKFT, aims to bring employers and potential workers together to ensure the long-term growth of our industry.

 

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For Candidates

Interested in a career in sewing, garment or textile production?

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For Employers

Need to expand your team?

To share your current vacancies, please contact info@ukft.org

Careers in Sewing

Sewing Machinist

A Sewing Machinist uses stitching skills to create stitched items, from fashion accessories to medical textiles. Sewing machinist skills are fundamental to production across the industry. They need to work quickly, using specialist industrial machinery, have an eye for detail and be able to follow instruction.

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Sample Machinist

A Sample Machinist constructs sewn products following specifications and quality standards, providing a sample product that is then replicated and produced on a larger scale. They need to be creative, have an eye for detail and be able to work quickly and accurately within a team.

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Level 2 Sewing Machinist Apprenticeship

Learn industrial sewing skills and techniques that are fundamental across the numerous sewn product industries. This apprenticeship will provide a rewarding job or a progression route within the thriving fashion and textiles sector.

Funding band: £4,000

End Point Assessment Organisation: SEG Awards (ABC Awards)

External Quality Assurance Provider: UKFT

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