Apprentice Woodmachinst Aspen Woodwork Ltd

To work as a wood machinist in a workshop, duties to include manufacturing and assembling furniture, using machinery.

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

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Closing date: 01 Apr 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 - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm , Friday 7.00am - 4.00pm, 30 minutes lunch, 2 x 15 minute breaks, 40 hours per week

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    22 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Apr 2018

  • Date posted

    01 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Duties include:

  • Training to set and operate machines
  • Assembling joinery products
  • Workshop duties
  • Working to Health & Safety Regulations

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

  • An interest in this kind of work
  • Practical ability
  • Keen and willing to learn
  • Work well in a team
  • Punctual and reliable

Qualifications required

  • No formal qualifications required

Future prospects

To continue in full time employment.

Things to consider

Must have an interest in the Furniture industry. Monday - Thursday 8:00am- 5:00pm Friday 8:00am- 4:00pm 30 mins lunch, 2x 15mins breaks 40 hours per week THE COMPANY MAY WISH TO INTERVIEW APPLICANTS BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE, RESULTING IN THE VACANCY BEING FILLED BEFORE THE GIVEN DATE.

About the employer

Joinery Manufacturers Aspen Woodwork Ltd. was established in 1995 with over 35 years experience in the joinery, carpentry and shop fitters industry. Aspen Woodwork specialises in all aspects of joinery, including domestic and contract furniture building, laminating and exhibition displays suitable for hotels, hospitals, laboratories and schools. We also build Marine fitments, domestic and commercial kitchens, bars and reception areas for all sizes of business and we are approved Solid Surface Fabricators for Staron.


Aspen Woodwork Ltd


Unit 16 17

Parkside Industrial Estate, Edge Lane Street



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Training provider

Intermediate level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Occupations including NVQ and 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 01254 395355

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

Apply now

Closing date: 01 Apr 2018