Furniture Manufacture Apprentice Daniel Massey Joinery

You will be part of a small team, mainly working on new builds fitting bespoke kitchens to spec and on time. This will be a varied role with no one job the same. Using varied power tools and hand tools you will have excellent practical skills and an awareness of health and safety.

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Closing date: 28 Mar 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Regular performance-based salary increases.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 6.15am - 3.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Apr 2023

  • Date posted

    04 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The working day will start in Leek, with extensive travel throughout Cheshire and Greater Manchester working at different construction sites.

You will learn many different skills to be a rounded joiner and kitchen fitter. Extensive use of numerous power tools; skills will include using jigs, scribing, lazer leveling and joining worktops.

There's excellent progression opportunities, with the potential to have you own van and manage your own jobs, with great earning potential in the future as you become fully qualified more experience.

CSCS apprentice card and training provided to ensure you are certified to work on building sites sites.

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

Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer Apprenticeship Standard.

Workplace delivery, with no day release to Macclesfield College. Throughout your apprenticeship programme you will have a personal Assessor/Coach, as well as support from your mentor in the workplace. This will give you a great skill-set and knowledge to become a fully qualified kitchen installer.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

After completion of your apprenticeship you will potentially have the opportunity to progress onto full time position within the business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Dexterous, Trustworthy, Honest, Reliable, Solid interest in DIY


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5/B+) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 5/B+) Desired

Things to consider

Please check the working hours, you will be expected to be ready to travel to the construction site at 6:15am. Excellent practical skills and an awareness of health and safety. A ‘can-do’ attitude with good problem-solving skills and ability to complete work to deadlines.

About the employer

This is an outstanding joinery apprenticeship opportunity exclusively through Macclesfield College to work with a business that has a 25-year track record of employing, training and developing local people in order to further their businesses aims and objectives. They recognise that their employees are the lifeblood of the company and are by far their most important asset. For this reason, they are investing their time and money into producing a qualified workforce from which their managers of the future can be identified and developed. DM Joinery provides kitchen fitting services, primarily in the new build housing construction market.


Daniel Massey Joinery




ST13 8DW

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Training provider



Maxim Business Training


Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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