Apprentice Veneerer - Intermediate (Level 2)

Clive Christian Furniture Limited (Employer)

The North Lancs. Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £224.00
39.5 hours per week Monday - Thursday 8am - 4:30pm, Friday - 8am - 3:45pm, 30 minutes lunch, maximum 39.5 hours per week
18 months (duration)
7 February 2021(start date)
Furniture manufacturer (apprenticeship standard)
2 February 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Apprentice Veneerer based at Clive Christian Furniture in Bolton.

Responsibilities

As an apprentice, the successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team and support senior members of the department.

The majority of the Apprentice Veneerer’s day will be occupied by learning all aspects of veneering.

Main duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Knowledge of materials, such as veneer types and species of veneers, different cuts of veneers etc
  • Various processes of veneering and basic veneering techniques
  • Selecting, cutting and jointing veneers and preparing and matching veneers
  • Pressing veneers and types of adhesives used
  • Advanced veneering techniques such as crossbanding, inlays, marquetry, using hand cut and laser cut veneers, radial cuts and use of miscellaneous inlays, such as steel, brass or mother of pearl
  • Selecting and preparing veneers for table tops and bespoke commissions
  • Working with construction veneers
  • Safe use of hand tools and machinery within the workshop environment

Future Prospects

  • To progress onto full time employment

Skills Required

  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual & reliable
  • Keen interest in the industry
  • Driving licence preferable but not essential

Qualities Required

  • Must have good practical ability and a good knowledge of Health & Safety

Qualifications Required

  • No formal qualifications required

Training Provided

  • Level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Manufacturer, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.
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