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Textile Operative

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A textile operative works in a technical or clothing textile factory, operating the machinery used to make yarn, fabric and other textiles.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates vary, depending on:

Starting pay is often based on the National Minimum Wage (NMW) or the National Living Wage (NLW).

As of 1 April 2024 the National Minimum Wage is £6.40 an hour for workers under 18, £8.60 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20. The National Living Wage for those aged 21 and over is £11.44 an hour. With experience hourly rates can be more.

You may be able to increase your take home pay through piecework (when you are paid for what you produce) and bonus schemes.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2024
1029
0.1 %
FALL
2029
1028
  United Kingdom
2024
18802
1.9 %
RISE
2029
19157

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What Does it Take?

You need to have:

You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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