Apprentice Upholsterer Saxon Leather Upholstery Ltd

Apprentice Upholsterer to learn all aspects of upholstery within a mail order upholstery company based in Bolton.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 12 Dec 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    Mon-Thurs: 8:00am-5.30pm, 1 hour lunch, 2x 15 mins break Friday 8:00am-12:00 noon 36 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 35.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    19 Dec 2017

  • Date posted

    13 Jun 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • You will be trained in all aspects of upholstery.
  • Carrying out pinning, studding, finishing, buttoning.
  • Assisting in the upholstery of modern furniture.
  • Assisting with goods in.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Keen and willing to learn.
  • Good time management.
  • Practical ability.
  • Numerate and literate.

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Upon completion of the apprenticeship you could continue in full time employment.

About the employer

At Saxon Leather Upholstery Ltd, all of our furniture is hand-made to order by highly skilled craftspeople, right here in our own Lancashire workshop.


Saxon Leather Upholstery Ltd


Manchester Road



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Training provider

  • Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in furniture occupations, including an NVQ,  functional skills in maths and English and work based learning.

Apprenticeship framework

Furniture, Furnishing and Interiors Manufacturing

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by North Lancs Training Group Ltd


Recruitment 01254395355

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 12 Dec 2017