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Apprentice Upholsterer BOSS DESIGN LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to work within a busy team completing Upholstery. This position is part of a busy, fast-paced manufacturing environment that has to meet the deadlines and the expectations of our customer base.

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Closing date: 05 Nov 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

    Working hours will be: Monday - Thursday 7am until 4pm 7am until 12.30pm on Friday

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    06 Nov 2022

  • Date posted

    07 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Candidates will receive training in all areas of the manufacturing process which will eventually enable them to work independently with both fabrics and leather and be confident in start to finish upholstery.
  • The sucessful candidate will be trained to use traditional and contemporary upholstery methods and will be provided with the necessary skills to quality check the product throughout the process.
  • The portfolio of the business is vast so the candidate must be adaptable to flex from model to model.
  • Candidates will work in a safe, clean and friendly environment and work as part of the team under the guidance of an experienced mentor, with a full development plan provided

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

Level 2 Lean Manufacturing Operative Apprentice Standard
Functional Skills Level 2 in English and maths (if required)
20% off the job training
Endpoint Assessment 
Training will be on-going throughout Apprenticeship

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Possible employment with the company

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade 4/C) Desired

About the employer

Our story began in 1983 when our Chairman and Founder, Brian Murray, had a vision for a commercial furniture company that would set itself apart from all others. Brian’s mission was to redefine how commercial space works, introducing a range of high-quality products and solutions that would bear all the hallmarks of British engineering, craftsmanship and cutting-edge design. Today, over thirty years later, Boss Design is revered the world over for its pioneering developments and staunch ethical standards. Our commitment to design and manufacturing excellence knows no bounds. Whether it’s for the workplace, the learning environment, or the hospitality, retail and leisure sectors, our furniture solutions will help transform your space from ordinary to extraordinary. From revolutionary task seating, breakout furniture and office pods, to handcrafted upholstered furniture, our award-winning products are meticulously crafted and enjoyed by companies around the world.




Boss Drive New Road


West Midlands


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Training provider



Laura Malpass

Apprenticeship standard

Lean manufacturing operative

Level 2 (GCSE)

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