Apprentice Furniture Manufacturer SHERWOOD OF NOTTINGHAM LTD

Apprentice bespoke furniture maker required for a leading manufacturer. A great opportunity to join a forward-thinking company manufacturing bespoke furniture. Do you want to learn how to produce bespoke furniture, set up and operate wood machines and become a skilled trades person? Then apply for this apprenticeship. The role will include producing different types of bespoke furniture including kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture and other items.

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Closing date: 16 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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-Thursday 7am-4.30pm, Friday 8am-12pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Learn practical skills and techniques to produce different types of bespoke furniture including kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture and other items
  • Learn how to operate hand tools, power tools and wood machines 
  • Become a skilled trades person 

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

During your apprenticeship programme, you will receive training both off and on the job to gain furniture manufacturing standard level 2.

You will be required to attend WEBS Training on a day release basis which is once per week, the rest of the time you will be within the workplace. Training will be provided in all areas of furniture manufacturing to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Advanced apprenticeship in bespoke furniture making
  • Progression within the organisation with more responsibility
  • Operating CAD software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Creative, Physical fitness


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

About the employer

Sherwood of Nottingham is a small family run furniture manufacturing company based in Nottingham. They produce high end bespoke kitchens and furniture.







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Training provider



Emma Dougan


Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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