Apprentice Upholsterer - Intermediate (Level 2)

Saxon Furniture Limited (Employer)

The North Lancs. Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £166.00
40.0 hours per week Monday - Thursday, 08:00 - 17:30 and Friday, 08:00 - 12:00, with 30-minutes for lunch and two 15-minute breaks.
18 months (duration)
1 March 2021(start date)
Furniture manufacturer (apprenticeship standard)
28 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprentice Upholsterer based in Bolton. You will work towards a Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer apprenticeship standard.

Responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities to include:

  • All aspects of manufacturing furniture
  • Cutting the fabric
  • Sewing
  • Upholstery techniques
  • Furniture finishing
  • Heavy lifting involved
  • Working to Health & Safety Regulations
  • Constant everyday training

Future Prospects

Progression into full-time employment upon completion of this apprenticeship.

Reality Check

The company may wish to interview applicants before the closing date, resulting in the vacancy being filled before the given date.  

3 monthly reviews.

20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

Skills Required

  • Good practical ability
  • Good knowledge of health and safety

Qualities Required

  • A keen interest in upholstery
  • Practical ability
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Able to take instruction
  • Heavy lifting involved
  • Flexible with duties
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Work well in a team

Qualifications Required

No formal qualifications required.

Training Provided

Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer apprenticeship standard, which includes:

  • Leve 2 NVQ in Furniture Occupations
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)
  • Work-based learning
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