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Apprentice Cabinet Maker and Wood Machinist GROVE HOUSE QUALITY WOODEN FURNITURE LTD

The chance to work and learn within a high-end bespoke kitchen company alongside time served craftsmen, learning about traditional and new cabinet making skills. Possibilities to have a broad range of skills at the end of the apprenticeship, including cabinet making, wood machinery, kitchen installation and spraying skills.

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Closing date: 04 Sep 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    We pay a quarterly performance bonus to all staff based upon personal efforts and company turnover.

  • Working week

    7.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday 15 minute break at 9.45am 30 minute break at 12.30am 7.30am to 12pm Friday 15 minute break at 9.45am

    Total hours per week: 40.5

    (the hours are based on the candidate being over 18)

  • Expected duration

    27 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

·        Working with cabinet makers to learn new skills

·        Working with wood machinists to learn new skills

·        Helping in the finishing off department to learn our procedures and how our product comes together

·        Going out on to site with installation team to help and learn what happens to our product when it leaves the workshop


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

You will be producing timber-based building components and other architectural products. This will include doors, windows, units and staircases, which are then transported to construction sites to be installed by site carpenters.

You will attend York College on a day-release basis and receive training in the workplace.

At the end of the apprenticeship you will take an end point assessment to achieve the qualification, which is Level 2 Carpentry and Joinery (Architectural Joinery) Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

To become qualified in various departments and other areas of the company if desired.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Interest in joinery


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4/C) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade 4/C) Essential

Things to consider

After you submit your application, please look out for an email from You must reply, otherwise your application will not be considered.

About the employer

We are a small close team of 8 staff who design, sell, manufacture and install bespoke high-end kitchens and interiors to clients around Yorkshire. Founded over 40 years ago we have progressed from restoring antique furniture to where we stand today in the luxury interiors market.








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Apprenticeship standard

Carpentry and joinery

Level 2 (GCSE)

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