Apprentice Kitchen & Bathroom Sales Designer Turnbull & Co

• Level 3 Apprenticeship award certificate in Fitted Furniture Standard • Functional skills (maths & English) • Employment rights and responsibilities The apprenticeship will give you knowledge, skills and behaviours to work effectively and efficiently within our showroom- supporting you in Selling, managing and designing.

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Closing date: 05 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    Bonus Scheme Payable. Holidays

    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

    This is a full-time role; hours of work will be 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday (with 1 hour for lunch) and 8:00am-12:30pm every Saturday (with ½ day off in lieu).

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    11 Dec 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

We are offering a work-based apprenticeship which will provide hands-on experience working in our kitchen and bathroom showroom to develop experience in and responsibility for

  • Liaising with prospective and existing clients at the showroom, via the telephone or other media channels
  • Designing kitchens and bathrooms to our high-quality specifications
  • Producing quotes to meet customers’ budgets, design requirements and time constraints
  • Assisting customers by visiting them in their homes or on-site to measure and gather relevant information

The training you will be getting

We are offering a work-based apprenticeship which will provide hands-on experience working in our kitchen and bathroom showroom.

Fitted furniture design technician Level 3  

Functional Skills English and maths if required 

Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Further Career progression / development opportunities would see you progressing onto Full Designer / showroom manager. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English, Maths and IT (Grade C (4)) Desired
Other Driving License (Due to field based role) (Grade Full, Clean) Desired

Things to consider

A driving license is desirable to support you in getting to the customer premises for measuring / home & site visits. All training is delivered through webinar and on your work premises.

About the employer

Turnbull is the largest independent builders’ merchant in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire with a network of branches for the trade and DIY homeowners. We supply everything from kitchens and bathrooms to building materials, landscaping and paving as well as an extensive range of timber, plumbing and heating products. Turnbull is a family-owned business that prides itself on the quality of its customer service. Find what you need from Turnbull’s huge range of trusted brands – just buy online, collect in-store or opt for free local delivery – no account necessary.


Turnbull & Co


Turnbull & Co Ltd

Island Carr Road


DN20 8PD

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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

Fitted furniture design technician

Level 3 (A level)

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

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