Apprentice Upholsterer Country Chaise

To be involved with upholstery within a traditional and modern re-upholstery company based in Ripon

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

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Closing date: 02 Mar 2018

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

    Monday - Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm, 30 minutes lunch, 2x15 minutes breaks

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Mar 2018

  • Date posted

    04 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties to include:

  • Upholster furniture
  • Strip down furniture for re-upholstery 
  • Work with a variety of fabrics
  • Cut fabrics to size
  • Upholstery repairs
  • Make loose covers
  • Sew and seam items
  • Button holes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • Practical ability
  • An interest in this kind of work
  • Attention to detail
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Punctual and reliable

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

Continue onto full time employment.

Things to consider

The Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): From April 2017 the ANMW was set at £3.50 per hour. This applies to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other apprentices the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The Minimum Wage for Apprentices applies to time spent on the job plus time spent training.

About the employer

Country Chaise Upholstery is a small family run business established for 22 years. We pride ourselves on providing a bespoke service, tailored to match your individual needs, inspirations and ideas; whatever re-upholstery you require. We also offer a range of children’s furniture, footstools, headboards, cushions, loose covers and foams cut to order.


Country Chaise


Unit 1

Cathedral Units

Phoenix Business Centre, Low Mill Road



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Training provider

  • Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in furniture occupations,
  • NVQ
  • Functional skills maths and English
  • 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: 02 Mar 2018