Modern Upholster Apprentice KNIGHTSBRIDGE FURNITURE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED

Here at Knightsbridge Furniture we manufacture quality bespoke furniture. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic person to join our existing highly skilled team of upholsterers. Throughout your course you will be taught on all aspects of upholstery enabling you to produce high quality furniture. This is a great opportunity!

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Closing date: 04 Aug 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £12,979.20

    £6.40 to start with then increases may be discussed.

    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, 7.00am to 5.15pm.

    Total hours per week: 39.0

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    04 Jul 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000262775

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Learn how to upholster all different types of products
  • Gain key skills on how to re-upholster all aspects of furniture. This will give you an understanding of how furniture is assembled including webbing, foaming and cutting fabric patterns
  • Gaining the skills required to become a fully qualified upholsterer

The training you will be getting

  • You will attend Brunel Construction Centre
  • You will recieve your Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer qualification
  • You will attend college once a week

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Opportunity to become a key member of the team with a great career with a well established business.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 2,3,4 or above) Essential

Things to consider

Travel time, access and distance.

About the employer

As one of very few British contract furniture suppliers to focus on in-house design and development, and as an approved NHS furniture supplier, we’re able to create unique products that offer functionality, style and comfort in equal measure. A commitment to offering choice, quality, and exceptional service runs through everything we do, which together with our knowledge of the market ensures we’re able to offer our customers exactly what they need.

Employer

KNIGHTSBRIDGE FURNITURE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED

Address

191 Thornton Road

Bradford

BD1 2JT

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Training

Training provider

KIRKLEES COLLEGE

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

Contact

Issy Rawson

irawson@kirkleescollege.ac.uk

07929873878

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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