Apprentice Upholsterer Barons Contract Furniture Ltd

Apprentice Upholsterer for a Specialist Furniture Manufacturer based in Lytham. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture manufacturing qualification. As part of your position you will be webbing and prepping of chair frames and helping out in other areas when required. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 28 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Increments 3 months in dependent on performance

    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, 8.00am - 4.00pm

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Understanding of foam, fibres and fillers
  • Properties/capabilities of different types of fabric
  • Various upholstery skills including tacking/back tacking, buttoning and de-buttoning, piped edges/double piped edges
  • Developing a keen eye for quality
  • Working within Health and Safety guidelines
  • Keeping work area clean and tidy

The training you will be getting

  • Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Manufacturing, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English
  • Work based learning

What to expect at the end of your 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, Logical, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

Mon - Fri 7:00am - 16;00pm / 1 Hour Lunch / 40 Hours a week

About the employer

Established almost 50 years ago, Barons is a leading manufacturer of contract furniture for the healthcare industry. This forward-thinking company is currently undergoing a period of expansion and is looking for enthusiastic apprentices who wish to learn a skill for life. Upholsterers are currently in very short supply in the UK so, as a skilled upholsterer, you should never be short of employment.


Barons Contract Furniture Ltd


4 & 5 Lidun Park Industrial Estate, Boundary Road




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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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: 28 Dec 2023