Apprentice Upholsterer Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)

Apprentice Upholsterer based at Forest Sofa in Blackburn. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer qualification.

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

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Closing date: 16 Apr 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £200.85 per week

  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 5:00pm and Friday, 8:00am - 1:00pm, with a 30-minute lunch, and 2 15-minute breaks.

    Total hours per week: 39

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    23 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    25 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • To be trained in all aspects of upholstery
  • Stripping down and preparing frames
  • Upholstering domestic and contract furniture
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Making beds and sofas from start to finish
  • Working to health and safety regulations

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

Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer apprenticeship standard, including NVQ and Functional Skills in 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, Attention to detail, Team working, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Monday - Thursday 08:00am - 5:00pm, Friday 08:00am - 1:00pm, 30 minutes lunch & 2x 15 minute breaks.

About the employer

A well established furniture business in Blackburn with a sister company in Manchester. They make sofas and bed heads plus other upholstered items.


Forest Sofa Ltd (Blackburn)


Furthergate Industrial Estate, Clerk Hill Street




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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: 16 Apr 2023