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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

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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 2022 the National Minimum Wage is £4.81 an hour for workers aged 16 to 17, £6.83 an hour for workers aged 18 to 20 and £9.18 an hour for workers aged 21 to 22. The National Living Wage is £9.50 for workers aged 23 and over. 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

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Getting In

What Does it Take?

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You need to be able to:

Training

Getting On

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Contacts

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