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Apprentice Upholsterer REM UK Ltd

REM are offering an exciting opportunity for a student who is looking to start a career in upholstery. This requires a student with a willingness to learn that will strive to achieve high company standards.

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Closing date: 20 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday to Thursday 7:30 - 16:30 Friday 7:30 - 12:00

    Total hours per week: 38.50

  • Expected duration

    24 months

  • Possible start date

    02 Mar 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

The main duties of the role :

  • Cutting - Cut fabric on CNC machine
  • Sewing 
  • Prepare base systems for chairs, frame assembly, inspection 
  • Checking of metalwork such as arms, fitting brackets to boards and gluing foam to boards
  • Building upholstered parts into finished furniture
  • Packing finished chairs into boxes in order to be dispatched to the customer

You will be required to learn each model from simple stools and chairs to gradually progressing onto more complex models.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Willingness to learn within the workplace and classroom
  • Willingness to move around different areas and work with different people - including labouring roles where needed
  • Well organised and able to keep ontop of busy workload
  • Good attention to detail

Personal qualities

  • Positive attitude towards work
  • Good attendance and punctual
  • Good communication skills
  • Comfortable working both in a team and individually

Desired qualifications

  • GCSE grades C (4) or above required in both maths and English

Future prospects

For the right candidate the opportunity to secure future full time employment

About the employer

Established more than 70 years ago with a Heritage dating back 100 years, REM has established itself as a leading supplier of equipment to the salon, beauty and spa industries. The REM team of professionals create practical stylish products and when required complete salon looks from our design service.

Based in Nelson, Lancashire the company produces in-house all furniture and fittings from reception desks to wash units to motorised beauty couches. Soft furnishings can be supplied with a vast range of material furnishings and can even be bespoke with your brand.

REM has an in-house design facility that works from plans to create the style colour and personality that the modern beauty and hair salon wants.




Glenfield Mill

Glenfield Road



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Burnley College


Nathan Hodge 01282 733221

Full on the job training to be provided as well as being fully supported through gaining a level 2 qualification.

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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