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Apprentice Upholsterer Barons Contract Furniture Ltd

Apprentice Upholsterer for a Specialist Furniture Manufacturer based in Lytham. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture manufacturing qualification.

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

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Closing date: 06 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    13 Dec 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

• Webbing and prepping of chair frame
• Understanding of foam, fibres and fillers
• Properties/capabilities of different types of fabric
• Various upholstery skills including tacking/back tacking, buttoning and de-buttoning, piped edges/double piped edges
• Developing a keen eye for quality
• Helping out in other areas when required
• Working within Health and Safety guidelines
• Keeping work area clean and tidy

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

Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Manufacturing, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

A great opportunity to develop your career with an employer who supports continuing professional development.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Logical, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Mon - Fri 7:00am - 16;00pm / 1 Hours Lunch / 40 Hours a week

About the employer

Established almost 50 years ago, Barons is a leading manufacturer of contract furniture for the healthcare industry. This forward-thinking company is currently undergoing a period of expansion and is looking for enthusiastic apprentices who wish to learn a skill for life. Upholsterers are currently in very short supply in the UK so, as a skilled upholsterer, you should never be short of employment.


Barons Contract Furniture Ltd


4 & 5 Lidun Park Industrial Estate, Boundary Road




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Training provider


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: 06 Dec 2022