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Employer Name:

Court Robert Arts, Raglan

Type of vacancy:

Jobs Growth Wales



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Start Date: 30/07/2018

Age Range: Applicants must be between 18 and 24

Duration of vacancy: Six month job initially with a view to becoming a permanent position

Vacancy Description



Sector: Manufacturing and Production

Court Robert Arts manufactures cast stone garden sculptures and ornaments for sale to Garden centres in the UK and abroad.The Ideal CandidateAt Court Robert Arts, through hard work and attention to detail we gain great satisfaction. In producing fantastic garden sculpture, we’re there from the initial casting to the finishing and patination of the final work. There is a lot of work that goes into this production, and we’re looking for a candidate who’s willing to learn and develop such specialist skills. What you’ll learn will vary from creating fiberglass and silicone moulds to plaster and latex moulds. You can expect to learn about different casting materials too, such as concrete, plaster, iron and bronze resin, and various other polymers.The role will be diverse, with each day different to the next. There will be some physical work involved in the casting of moulds, as well as responsibilities in mould maintenance. Additionally, you’ll be on hand to contribute to basic machinery maintenance and learn various finishing techniques including knowledge of patination.This is very much a learn-on-the-job position, with the work being divided into weekly blocks. Each week will see new skills being gradually introduced as you progress towards a basic knowledge and competence in mould-making. This is a chance to work alongside an experienced sculpture with years of practice in industry.

Training provided

Weekly training by experienced member of team

Preferred Learning Provider


Desirable personal qualities

• High level of practical skills with an interest in the physical properties of materials• Good timekeeping• Someone who likes to see a project from start to end• Feels pride in producing high quality work• Good attention to detail• Able to listen to instruction• Good initiative• Organised and methodical worker• Degree or equivalent in mould-making or similar• Own mode of transport due to location

Qualification(s) Required

1 Degree at Pass or equivalentArts at Pass or equivalent

Welsh Language Requirements

Welsh Spoken Skills: No. Welsh Written Skills: No.

Interview arrangements

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