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Fitted Furniture Kitchen Installation Apprentice Home Improvements West Midlands Limited

We wish to recruit an enthusiastic Apprentice to join our Kitchen and Bathroom Installation team. The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of Furniture Fitting through WEBS training programme as well as on the job training. You will learn practical skills and to produce different types of furniture and units.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £200.00

  • Working week

    Monday – Friday between 8.00am-6.00pm depending on travel to and from location

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    08 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    27 Jul 2020

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC001639937

  • Positions

    2 available

Most Installers work a range of hours to ensure that job is completed within the specified time. You may be working in people’s homes, so you will need to be respectful of people’s personal property and have excellent people skills.

Duties will include:

  • Assembly of kitchen doors and units
  • Marking out locations to install units
  • Levelling units
  • Fit units to location
  • Cut components
  • Operating a range of power tools including track saw, jigsaw, chop saw, SDS drills, battery drivers and routers
  • Use a range of hand tools including tapes, squares, levels, screwdriver and compass
  • Use of range of scribing techniques
  • Reading and working from technical drawings
  • Working from a component list that relates to the technical drawings
  • Working with mechanical mechanisms including doors, drawers and lift ups
  • Fitting of a range of components including plinth, cornice, pelmet, end panels, fillers and worktops, fillers, end panels, dividers, top and bottom rails
  • Scribing fillers to the contours of walls and around skirting
  • Identifying a range of timbers and materials
  • Working with customers

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

Skills required to become a Furniture Installer:

  • Ability to interpret drawings
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Have independent thinking skills
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping
  • Basic numeracy skills
  • Ability to be flexible when required
  • Have to be able to get to location via own transport car/moped

Personal qualities

  • This is an exciting opportunity for a practical minded person who is looking to start their career in installation
  • The ideal candidate will be reliable, honest, assertive, willing to learn, a team player and flexible in their approach to work
  • You will need to be self-motivated and possess good organisation and time management skills

Desired qualifications

None required, however the successful candidate will work towards their Functional Skills in both maths and English if they have not achieved prior or have an equivalent.

Future prospects

Progression Opportunities:

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Furniture Making
  • Progression within the organisation with more responsibility
  • Operating CAD software

About the employer

Well established kitchen installation company with over 30 years’ experience and expertise. Home Improvements West Midlands provide installation of bespoke kitchens to the domestic market working with the clients to ensure satisfaction and design is met. 

Employer

Home Improvements West Midlands Limited

Address

Wadborough Court

Mill Lane

Worcester

WR8 9HQ

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Training

Training provider

WEBS TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Webs Training Ltd

Contact

Josie Teale 0115 9677771 j.teale@webstraining.com

Furniture Manufacturer standard.

During your apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job. You will be required to attend WEBS Training in Nottingham on a Block release basis which is five times per year, the rest of the time you will be within the work place. The company will provide transport and accommodation for you. You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training. You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project.

WEBS Training aim to build on the skills you already have so you reach your full potential both personally and professionally.

Training will be provided in all areas of Furniture Fitting to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture using both traditional and modern techniques and materials to produce aesthetically pleasing and fit for purpose products.

If you have already achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade 4/C or above or have equivalent qualification you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme.

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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