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Apprentice Upholsterer Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)

Apprentice Upholsterer based at Forest Sofa in Blackburn. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer qualification.

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

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Closing date: 07 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    Increments 3 months in dependent on performance

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Mon - Fri - 8:00am - 16:00pm / 1/2 hour Lunch / 37 Hours per week

    Total hours per week: 39.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    09 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000053815

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• To be trained in all aspects of upholstery
• Stripping down and preparing frames
• Upholstering domestic and contract furniture
• Using hand and power tools
• Making beds and sofas from start to finish
• Working to health and safety regulations

THE COMPANY MAY WISH TO INTERVIEW APPLICANTS BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE, RESULTING IN THE VACANCY BEING FILLED BEFORE THE GIVEN DATE.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 apprenticeship in Upholstery.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Logical, Team working

Qualifications

Other Basic Maths (Grade n/a) Desired
Other Standard English (Grade n/a) Desired

Things to consider

Monday - Thursday 08:00am - 5:00pm, Friday 08:00am - 1:00pm, 30 minutes lunch & 2x 15 minute breaks.

About the employer

A well established furniture business in Blackburn with a sister company in Manchester. They make sofas and bed heads plus other upholstered items.

Employer

Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)

Address

Furthergate Industrial Estate, Clerk Hill Street

Blackburn

Lancashire

BB1 3BY

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Training

Training provider

NORTH LANCS. TRAINING GROUP LIMITED(THE)

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

To apply, you must register with GetMyFirstJob and then follow the instructions to complete your application.

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Sep 2022