Apprentice Carpenter & Joiner - Bench/Furniture Manufacture Krantz Design Limited

Krantz Designs are looking for an Apprentice Bench Joiner to join our growing team. We are a well-established and growing company with a stunning showroom in the Bailgate area of uphill historic Lincoln. As an Apprentice Bench Joiner, you will learn the crafting and assembling of wooden components to create high-quality furniture and fixtures.

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Closing date: 10 Jul 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 to Friday 8am – 4.30pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills, be approachable and enthusiastic.

We have prided ourselves on giving clients a first-class service over many years, to maintain our reputation.


  • Learn the skill of Bench Joinery and Furniture Manufacture.
  • Learn about High End Furniture Craftmanship.
  • Be a part of a successful and passionate team of skilled Joiners

The training you will be getting

  • The Apprentice will work towards their Apprenticeship Standard in Level 2 Furniture Manufacture
  • The successful candidate will be assigned a dedicated assessor who will provide support and guidance throughout the course. This is a Day Release programme which means you will attend Lincoln/Newark College, 1 day per week, term time only. This will fall within your contracted working hours.

Course outline:

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Permanent position available on successful completion of the Apprenticeship
  • Progress to a qualified Bench Joiner within the company, which can lead onto supervisor / management roles over time as the company grows.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English and Maths (Grade A*/9 - C/4) Essential
NVQ or SVQ Level 1 or equivalent Carpentry & Joinery (Grade Pass) Essential

Things to consider

Our products are heavy so a lot of manual labour is required

About the employer

Founded in 2004 by Jamie Krantz, our reputation for excellence is based on our commitment to our clients and passion for design. We promise you a warm welcome in our beautiful Bailgate showroom, where you can see our favourite designs showcased. Your designer will work exclusively with you to develop the concepts of your unique project, and oversees your installation to make sure you receive the highest standard of finish. We pride ourselves on the personal service we offer to all of our clients, including the continuous support and significant expertise provided by our experienced team of designers and carpenters.


Krantz Design Limited


Unit 3, Lincoln Enterprise Park

Newark Road, Aubourn



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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


Margaret in the Apprenticeships Team

01522 876284

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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