Apprentice General Furniture Manufacturer Stewart George

As a Furniture manufacturer, you are required to be versatile and multi skilled within both assembly methods and wood machine operations. You will support the business in both assembly and machining.

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Closing date: 27 Oct 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

    Monday - Friday 07.00am - 4.30pm 40 Hours in total

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    5 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be required to undertake the following tasks:

  • Working in a small team
  • Working to deadlines
  • Producing bespoke cabinets and other furniture products
  • Working with machinery and hand tools
  • Following Health and Safety procedures
  • Following instructions to ensure that all furniture is produced correctly
  • You will be trained how to operate machinery and tools accordance with Health and Safety guidelines

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Suitable applicants must be prepared to follow instructions whilst learning/training.

Personal qualities

Be able to communicate well and work as part of a team. Be punctual and work in a professional manner.

To be able to follow instructions and carry out work to a high standard. Only candidates with a positive and enthusiastic approach to the position will be considered. This includes being highly motivated to achieve a quality product and service expected by the company.

Qualifications required

None Required

Future prospects

Progression routes for the right candidate may include Advanced Apprenticeship and progression within the company.

About the employer

Stewart George is a well-established furniture maker that makes bespoke pieces all by hand and prides its self on attention to detail.


Stewart George


Stanhope Mill

Stanhope Street


NG10 4QN

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Training provider

  • Working towards Furniture Manufacturing Standards Level 2
  • Occupational trade area of  General Furniture Manufacturing
  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture > Furniture Manufacturer

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Webs Training Ltd


Webs Training Recruitment Team 0115 946 4818

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Closing date: 27 Oct 2017