Plumbs Ltd

Apprentice Loose Cover Manufacturer


Plumbs Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £181.35
39.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 07:55 - 16:55 and Friday, 07:55 - 11:55, with 30-minutes for lunch and 2 15-minute breaks.
duration: 24 months
start: 12 March 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Furniture manufacturer (apprenticeship standard)
5 March 2020 (application closing date)
Apprentice Loose Cover Manufacturer based in Preston, Lancashire.


Duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Assessing sofas and chairs to plan the making of the loose covers
  • Measuring and cutting of templates and patterns
  • Accurate cutting and sewing of new fabric panels
  • Fitting fabric panels to furniture items
  • Full training given
  • Working in a team to production targets
  • Working to Health & Safety requirements

Future Prospects

Possible progression into full-time employment upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Skills Required

  • Good practical ability
  • Good knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Good measuring skills

Qualities Required

  • Good awareness of shapes and symmetry
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Keen and willing to learn

Qualifications Required

  • No formal qualifications required

Training Provided

Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Work-based learning
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