Apprentice Furniture Manufacturer TEDWOODS FURNITURE LIMITED

An Apprentice Furniture Manufacturer (Level 2) is required for a leading furnishing 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. Other duties include: operating machines, tools, and equipment.

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Closing date: 31 Oct 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-Friday 9am-5pm.

    Total hours per week: 35.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    05 Nov 2023

  • Date posted

    06 Sep 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 cabinets, kitchens, wardrobes and  other bespoke furniture items
  • Learn how to operate machines, tools, and equipment to become a skilled trades person within a growing industry
  • Work within a small friendly team.

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

  • Furniture Manufacturer Level 2 (GCSE) Standard.
  • During your Furniture Manufacturing Apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job.
  • You will be required to attend WEBS Training on a block release basis which is for a week at a time roughly every 10 weeks, the employer will provide hotel and travel, the rest of the time you will be within the workplace.
  • 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.

If you have already achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade 4/C or above or have 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?

  • Progress on to Level 3 and progress within the company.
  • An apprenticeship allows you to earn a wage, gain valuable work experience and industry specific competence.
  • Potential for full time employment on successful completion of the apprenticeship.
  • Transferable skills that are invaluable in the wider world of work.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness


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

Things to consider

This is a rural location so please ensure you are able to get to and from the location

About the employer

Tedwoods combines traditional cabinet making techniques with practical ideas and inventive storage solutions to create quality fitted furniture that fits within your lifestyle. With a thoughtful and enthusiastic approach guided by our small team, The Tedwoods way from design through to installation remains simple, clear and enjoyable. Tedwoods has evolved to specialise in a variety of fitted furniture, from bespoke wardrobes, alcove cabinets and mud-rooms, to media units.







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Training provider



Emma Dougan


Apprenticeship standard

Furniture manufacturer

Level 2 (GCSE)

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