Apprentice Handyperson (Furniture Maker) HOWDEN JOINERY LIMITED
Developing skills through a structured programme to learn the Handy Person role, including how to assemble, install and repair fitted furniture. Will be required to work in client's premises so some local travel may be involved.
Closing date: 26 Sep 2021
Total hours per week: 40.00
Possible start date
11 Oct 2021
16 Jun 2021
Level 2 (GCSE)
To work as part of a busy team in many aspects of the company.
Day to day tasks that you may carry out would include:
- Assembling furniture
- Customising and fitting the furniture
- Sorting out the delivery of all units and accessories purchased
Requirements and prospects
- Communication skills
- Literacy skills
- Planning and organisational skills
- The ideal candidate must be punctual, positive minded and assertive
- They must also have an excellent eye for detail and be enthusiastic and willing to learn
- Flexible approach in their day-to-day workload
- Access to company Handypersons tools, but not issued with own tools
GCSE maths and English Grade 4/C (or equivalent) is desired but not essential.
The right candidate will have the opportunity to progress through the company.
Things to consider
A driving licence would be preferred but is not essential.
About the employer
Howdens Joinery is the UK's largest manufacturer and supplier of fitted kitchens, appliances and joinery products. To supply from local stock nationwide the small builder’s ever-changing, routine, integrated kitchen and joinery requirements, assuring best local price, no-call-back quality and confidential trade terms......and to provide the builder's customer with enough choice, advice and aftersales to make a home to be proud of.
Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Didac Limited
Annalise Morris 08007734230 firstname.lastname@example.org
- Furniture manufacturer Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard
ALL DELIVERED IN YOUR WORKPLACE.
- Training from fully qualified Didac staff
- Ensure you are working to current legal and good practice requirements
- Improved Health & Safety and productivity
WHAT IS FURNITURE MAKING?
Furniture makers make individually designed and produced pieces of furniture such as chairs, tables, chests of drawers, office furniture & screens and storage or display cabinets.
They may also restore antiques or repair damaged furniture. Assemblers could carry out areas of above but will also assemble and in some cases install items of furniture.
Joiners / Woodworkers can also carry out aspects of the above, but could also be required to work on doors, windows and stairs. Other craft areas can include garden furniture, wood structures (garden, play equipment, etc), timber merchants, office furniture and supplies.
Experienced staff can make decisions such as the type of material needed to make components / products, the ability to follow technical drawings, skills to work out amount of materials needed.
Work based learning will provide hands on experience and help to develop a broad range of skills and knowledge to meet your employer business needs, without the need to attend college.
WHAT TRAINING WILL I RECEIVE?
You will learn how to use hand and power hand tools with a number of classical wood machines.
Throughout the programme, you will also:
- Prepare drawings from specifications or determine job requirements by examining drawings and specifications
- Produce working drawings, jigs, templates or prototypes for production assembly of products using computer
- Select and prepare timber and manufactured board
- Select correct adhesives for various applications
- Trim and glue joints and fit parts together to form sections of furniture
- Assemble components and fit ironmongery
- Finish items using a range of techniques
- Repair damaged components
Level 2 (GCSE)
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