Apprentice Loose Cover Manufacturer - Intermediate (Level 2)


Plumbs Ltd

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £157.70
38.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday: 7.55am - 4.55pm, Friday: 7.55am - 11.55am, 30 minutes lunch, 2x 15 minute breaks, 38 hours per week
duration: 24 months
start: 25 August 2020
Intermediate (Level 2)
Furniture manufacturer (apprenticeship standard)
2 positions available
11 August 2020 (application closing date)
Apprentice Loose Cover Manufacturer based in Preston. We know that every company must invest in future generations, and as part of our award-winning apprenticeship scheme, you could learn valued and traditional soft furnishing crafts.


Duties 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
  • Working in a team to production targets
  • Working to Health & Safety Requirements

Future Prospects

To continue onto full-time employment.

Skills Required

  • Practical ability
  • Good measuring skills

Qualities Required

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

Qualifications Required

GCSE grades A*-E (9-2) in maths and English or Level 1.

Training Provided

Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Occupations, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.

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