Apprentice Furniture CNC Operator Neal Jones Furniture

Apprentice Furniture CNC Operator for a Furniture Design and Manufacturer based in Lancaster. You will undertake your Level 3 Advanced Furniture CNC Technician qualification.

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

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Closing date: 28 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 8.00am - 4.30pm with 30 minutes lunch.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    28 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Reporting to, and working alongside the experienced CNC operator
  • Learning and using Alphacam, CNC software to programme the machine and schedule work to be efficient, at capacity, accurate, minimising waste
  • Interpreting construction drawings to breakdown into CNC components for CNC cutting
  • Learning and understanding different tooling for use on the CNC machine
  • Maintaining and cleaning tooling, CNC machines and working machinery
  • Checking components are produced with accuracy. Checking quality levels are maintained
  • Ordering materials, glues, screws for the CNC and generally in the workshop. Stock keeping of materials used

The training you will be getting

  • Advanced Level 3 Apprentice Advanced Furniture CNC Technician, 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, 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

Advanced furniture CNC 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: 28 Jun 2024