Apprentice Kitchen Designer JJ Ormerod (Rossendale)

Apprentice Kitchen Designer for a Manufacturer & distributor of fitted kitchens, bedrooms & bathrooms based in Rossendale. You will undertake your Level 3 Fitted Furniture Design Technician qualification.

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

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Closing date: 29 Feb 2024

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, 9.00am - 5.00pm and 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Mar 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Dec 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn how to conduct site and client surveys, take accurate and detailed measuring, take concise and detailed briefs from a management and clients, and manage client expectations
  • Attend and be involved in client meetings both on-site and here in our showroom / Avalon House offices
  • Learn how to produce accurate estimates and visually attractive designs
  • Learn how to produce and manage customer paperwork and associated administration
  • Learn a vast array of product, industry, and design knowledge
  • Meet and liaise with clients, contractors
  • Learn how to manage and run a showroom and or office
  • Learn how to consult with customers from their initial contact/showroom visit, through to practical completion of a project
  • Learn how to use both CAD and hand drawings to facilitate our design work
  • Learn how to produce accurate estimates and work to a budget throughout the design process
  • Be involved in the installation and finishing of jobs on-site through liaison with our installations manager and teams
  • Learn the basics of specifying construction work, kitchen installations and associated works
  • Learn how to create beautiful interiors that bring joy to our clients

The training you will be getting

  • Advanced Level 3 Apprenticeship in Fitted Furniture Design, 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, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired

About the employer

Founded over 150 years ago and now the leading supplier to many of the best outlets within the industry We produce over 600 Kitchens,Bedrooms and Bathrooms every week and are widely recognised for our quality of service. Over 400 employees operate from our 1.1 million square foot base, where the latest machine technology is married to some of the exacting skill of furniture manufacture. Our principals demand only the use of timbers from managed forests and all waste materials are recycled.


JJ Ormerod (Rossendale)


352-358 Newchurch Road



OL13 0LD

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 29 Feb 2024