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Furniture Manufacturing Apprenticeship Vaux Joinery Ltd T/A Express Shop Equipment

The successful candidate will be trained in all aspects of Furniture Making through WEBS structured training programme as well as on the job training. You will learn practical hands on skills and techniques to produce different types of furniture, including bespoke shop fittings.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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

    08.00am-16.30pm Monday - Friday

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Oct 2022

  • Date posted

    08 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Being a Manufacturer is a skilled trade with excellent career opportunities. You will learn a mixture of  techniques using a variety of tools and equipment. Duties will include:

       Picking from raw materials 

       Working from cutting lists, technical drawings and specifications

       Measuring and marking 

      Operating hand tools       

     Operating power tools 

    Operating powered machinery 

       Completing assembly

       Quality checking 



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

During your apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job to gain Furniture Manufacture Standard Level 2. You will be required to attend WEBS Training on Day release basis the rest of the time you will be within the work place. Training will be provided in all areas of Furniture Manufacturing to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture using both traditional and modern techniques.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

       Advanced Apprenticeship in Furniture Making

       Progression within the organisation with more responsibility

       Operating CAD software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

A well established business, Express Shop Equipment in Nottingham specialise in supplying and fitting shop fittings. We can manufacture units to any size and any specification. Our team of experienced professionals have the ability to undertake any project large or small. From design to manufacture and installation we achieve stunning results that will help improve business.


Vaux Joinery Ltd T/A Express Shop Equipment


123 Park Lane




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Training provider



Emma Dougan


Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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