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Furniture Manufacturing Apprenticeship BRABHAM ENGINEERING LTD

Become a valued member of the team and learn how to make bespoke furniture including sofas, chairs, tables and more. Learn how to operate and use wood machines and other power and none powered tools. Learn a practical craft and trade and become a wood machinist.

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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 - Friday between 8am-4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106583

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Work in a production team and undertake all elements of furniture manufacturing 
  • Make bespoke furniture including sofas, chairs, tables and more
  • Operate and use wood machines and other power and none powered tools
  • Gain practical skills and a trade that will provide you with employment 

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

During your level 2 furniture manufacturer apprenticeship programme, you will receive training both off and on the job. You will be required to attend WEBS Training on block release basis which is for a week at a time every 10 weeks, the accommodation and travel is paid for by your employer. The rest of the time you will be within the work place. You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training. You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project.

WEBS Training aim to build on the skills you already have, so you reach your full potential both personally and professionally.

Training will be provided in all areas of Furniture Manufacturing to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture using both traditional and modern techniques and materials to produce aesthetically pleasing and fit for purpose products.

If you have already achieved GCSE Maths and English at Grade 4 or above or have an equivalent qualification, you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and Maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Furniture Making
  • Progression within the organisation with more responsibility     

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

Must be happy to attend block training in Nottingham for a week at a time roughly every 10 weeks.

About the employer

A bespoke furniture manufacturing company producing commercial and domestic furniture to the highest of standards.

Employer

BRABHAM ENGINEERING LTD

Address

The Cotton Works Unit 1 & 2

Vallis Road

Frome

BA11 3EN

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Training

Training provider

WEBS TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Emma Dougan

e.dougan@webstraining.com

01159677771

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)


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