Woods Furniture Group in Yorkshire are recruiting for an Apprentice in Wood Machining. The successful candidate will work towards their Level 2 Wood Machining which will take approximately 24 months.

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

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Closing date: 07 Sep 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Thursday 8.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 8.00am - 1.00pm with 2 x daily paid breaks. Unpaid lunch break.

    Total hours per week: 31.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    14 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Carry out regular machine checks at the start of each shift and report any problems to the Team Leader
  • Operate machinery in accordance with safety procedures
  • Check product requirements and materials and set up machinery
  • Ensure machines are running correctly and undertake quality checks, correcting any problems if practicable, advising the Team Leader
  • Carry out regular cleaning of machinery
  • Calculate measurements for offsets
  • Responsible for handling products and tools carefully
  • Ensuring the work area is clean, tidy and safe
  • Must meet expected speeds of production

The training you will be getting

Intermediate Level 2 apprenticeship in Wood Machining, including NVQ and fuctional sklls 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, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4) Essential

About the employer

Moores is a well established kitchen furniture making company who have recently celebrated its 75 year. We have mastered the art of designing, manufacturing, selling, supplying and installing our products. We are a forward thinking employer that makes progress on sustainability that invests in our people, with a down to earth and friendly culture.




Thorp Arch Estate


LS23 7DD

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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

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

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Sep 2024