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Apprentice Furniture Finisher BRISTOW REPRODUCTION FURNITURE LTD

A role within a small company with plenty of scope to learn and be part of a fast-growing established business. You will be given the training needed to fulfil the roles of the position and become a great asset within this exciting and friendly firm.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,754.68

    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

    Monday – Thursday 7.30am – 4pm and Friday 7.30am -3pm

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    22 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000068971

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Within this exciting apprenticeship job opportunity you will receive full training to support with:

  • Prepping furniture for polishing
  • Spraying furniture with stains and lacquers
  • Hand finishing furniture, hanging doors and applying ironmongery
  • Furniture checking and inspection – Quality Checks
  • You will also support with deliveries
  • Working to Health and Safety Regulations
  • Keeping the workplace clean and tidy

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

The apprenticeship training is delivered through a combination of workplace learning and regular college attendance. This training will teach you the knowledge, skills and behaviours set out in the Furniture Manufacturer Level 2 – Furniture Finisher Pathway standard. Functional Skills in Maths and English may also be required depending on current level.   

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the apprenticeship there may be the opportunity take you on permanently.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade A*-C or 9-4) Desired

Things to consider

You MUST be prepared to commit to your work and training for the duration of the apprenticeship. You will be required to have a telephone interview with Yeovil College prior to your application being passed on. If a suitable candidate is found prior to the advertised closing date, it may close earlier so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

We are a leading manufacturer and supplier of high-quality contract and consumer furniture across the UK and overseas. For over 40 years we have been supplying the widest range of traditional style furniture. We have cared for our customers within the retail, residential, national trust, healthcare, government sectors. Trust from our customers has meant that consumers in all fields can purchase direct from us.

Employer

BRISTOW REPRODUCTION FURNITURE LTD

Address

8 BARDEL COURT

HOUNDSTONE BUSINESS PARK

YEOVIL

BA22 8RU

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Training

Training provider

YEOVIL COLLEGE

Contact

Wendy Jenkins

wendy.jenkins@yeovil.uc.uk

01935 845392

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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