Apprentice Furniture Manufacturer DTR Customs Ltd

Apprentice bespoke furniture maker 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 and become a skilled trades person. Then apply for this apprenticeship.

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Closing date: 31 May 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 8am-4pm.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    29 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn practical skills and techniques to produce different types of bespoke furniture including kitchen cabinets, bedroom furniture and other items
  • Learn how to operate power tools and wood machines 
  • Become a skilled trades person 

The training you will be getting

During your apprenticeship programme you will receive training both off and on the job to gain Furniture Manufacturing Standard Level 2. You will be required to attend WEBS Training on Day release basis which is once per week, the rest of the time you will be within the work place. Training will be provided in all areas of Furniture Manufacturing to ensure you are capable of creating practical and bespoke furniture.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Advanced Apprenticeship in Bespoke Furniture Making
  • Progression within the organisation with more responsibility
  • Operating CAD software

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Logical, 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

Need to be able to get to and from Keyworth

About the employer

About DTR Customs Ltd Here at DTR Customs, we are a proud family-owned, bespoke fitted furniture company based in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire. We are able to not only design but also create and install fully fitted wardrobes as well as hinged or sliding doors. Whatever your furniture needs, we’re sure to have a solution for you. Whether it's cabinets for alcoves in bedrooms and living spaces, or cloakrooms, a home cinema, TV walls and home offices. We are able to provide you with high-quality, stylish, built to last and carefully crafted storage solutions at reasonable prices. We have a professional and dedicated team that truly cares. All our team members are under one roof. This is also the reason why our customers come back to DTR Customs time and time again.


DTR Customs Ltd





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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


Kevin Martin


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

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