Apprentice Furniture Manufacturing PERMABOND LAMINATES 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, set up and operate wood machines and become a skilled trades person? Then apply for this apprenticeship!

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Closing date: 06 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    The rate of pay will increase depending on performance

    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 - Thursday, 07:45 - 17:00. Friday, 07:45 - 12:00.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    20 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 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 laminated cabinets, furniture and other items
  • Learn how to operate machines, tools and equipment including wood machines 
  • Become a skilled trades person understanding and following industry standards and safety procedures

The training you will be getting

  • During your Furniture Manufacturing Level 2 apprenticeship qualification programme you will receive training both off and on the job
  • You will be required to train on a weekly basis here at Webs Training Beeston Nottingham
  • You will learn the underpinning knowledge that runs alongside your practical elements of the training
  • You will use a wide range of techniques whilst you complete a practical project
  • Training will be provided in all areas of manufacturing to ensure you can create practical and bespoke products
  • If you have already achieved GCSE maths and English at Grade C/4 or above or have equivalent qualification you will be exempt from undertaking Functional Skills, however English and maths support will be provided for all apprentices throughout the length of their programme

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression within the organisation to include more responsibility and wider range of production work
  • Level 3 Bespoke Furniture Manufacturing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade C/4) Desired

Things to consider

The company is a small family run business offering 1:1 training allowing the apprentice to gain practical skills to become a valued member of the team and gain a trade. They are fully invested in training their apprentices and offering them progression.

About the employer

Permabond is a family run business with over 50 years of experience. They use their knowledge to help find the product that is perfect for you. Aspire to offer the best customer service by going above and beyond for their customers.








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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

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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