Apprentice Bespoke Furniture Maker Neal Jones Furniture

Apprentice Bespoke Furniture Maker for a Furniture Design and Manufacturer based in Lancaster. You will undertake your Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer qualification.

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

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Closing date: 23 Apr 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    £5.50 to start, moving to £6.00 after first 3 months if perform well. Where national minimum wage applicable, will pay £7.00 moving to £7.50 after 3 months performance pending.

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 8.00am - 4.30pm with 30 mins lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 May 2024

  • Date posted

    24 Jan 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • • Reporting to the Workshop Manager, and working alongside the team of experienced and highly skilled Furniture Makers, and wider team such as Designers and Technical Draughts people.
    • Learn the techniques and methods of making components and how to assemble furniture. Learning jointing methods, gluing-up, lamination, veneer and wood selection, material selection.
    • Learn about prototyping, jigs and templates, incorporating work by others such as glass, metal, stone.
    • Learn to read and interpret technical drawings to make furniture: tables, chairs, cabinets, for homes and Superyachts.
    • Learning to work with accuracy and precision, whilst understanding high quality expectations need to be met.
    • Will be taught how to use a variety of hand and power tools, as well as larger woodworking machines.
    • Admin duties like ordering materials, glues, screws for the workshop. Stock keeping of materials used.

The training you will be getting

  • Intermediate Level 2 Apprenticeship in Furniture Manufacturing, including NVQ and functional skills maths and English. Work based learning.
  • Training location to be confirmed 

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, IT skills, Customer care skills, Team working


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

About the employer

An innovative high end bespoke Furniture Design and Manufacturing company, a leading company of Exterior Superyacht furniture supply. An established business of 15 years, with a brand new workshop facility in the heart of Lancaster. A forward thinking, growing business with ambitious future plans.


Neal Jones Furniture


Hampson Lane




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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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 23 Apr 2024