Apprentice Frame Assembler LEBUS UPHOLSTERY LIMITED

A great opportunity to join one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the UK. You can gain a valuable Furniture Manufacturer Level 2 qualification and earn whilst you learn. You will make sub-assemblies, i.e side panels, top arms, top back rail etc., assemble frames and stack on trollies when complete and keep work area clean and tidy.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Start on National minimum apprenticeship wage. Wages will be reviewed on a regular basis.

    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 to Thursday 06:15 - 15:00 and Friday 06:15 - 13:35. 2 x 20 minute breaks per day.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Complete daily worksheet with all relevant information i.e production, overtime, downtime etc.
  • Identify work to be done from production board/supervisor
  • Stock pen with sundries i.e screws, staples, glue etc for the days production
  • Notify supervisor of any shortages/incorrect parts
  • Make sub-assemblies as required i.e side panels, top arms, top back rail etc.
  • Set up sub-assemblies ready for final assembly
  • Assemble frames from sub-assemblies and stack on trolley when complete
  • Keeping work area clean and tidy

The training you will be getting

Your apprenticeship training will take place within the workplace. You will work alongside friendly, experienced staff members who will be there to support you, in addition to the continous support provided by the teaching staff from Springfield Training. You will be fully supported as you work towards gaining an Furniture manufacturer Level 2 qualification. 

Functional Skills English and Maths if required.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

There is a possibility of a permanent position for the right candidates at Lebus Upholstery. 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade Grade 4-9 / C or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade Grade 4-9 / C or above) Desired

About the employer

Lebus Upholstery, which was established in 1840, has become one of the largest furniture manufacturers of UK produced upholstery, based in North Lincolnshire. As one of the UK's leading manufacturers, we're committed to luxury at affordable prices. Our dedicated staff have decades of experience making sofa suites, corner units and recliners. Our teams work closely with your supply chain to create bespoke furniture, helping you to define original designs and ensure the best quality furniture for your market.




Queensway Industrial Estate

Dunlop Way


DN16 3RN

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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


Amy-Lei Norbury


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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