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Manufacturing Apprentice A. GENT KITCHENS LIMITED

An exciting opportunity to join the team at A Gent Kitchens Ltd to become a Manufacturing Apprentice. You will be assisting with duties such as, cutting, shaping, trimming etc. Could this be the role you are looking for? Don't delay, apply now!

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Closing date: 30 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Days and times to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    01 Nov 2021

  • Date posted

    02 Jul 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

A Gent Kitchens Ltd specialises in the manufacture of high quality Kitchen, Bedroom and office cabinets.

The organisations workshops and finishing areas are fitted with state of the art machinery allowing the business the ability to supply products to each customer’s specific requirements and specifications.

The role available is to work within all areas of the business:

  • Supporting skilled craftspeople
  • Raw materials
  • Working with the plant machinery across the manufacturing process
  • Use a wide range of small to medium size tolling and equipment

Work within all areas of the manufacturing process:

  • Cutting, shaping
  • Trimming
  • Drilling, dowelling
  • Construction
  • Packing
  • Finishing
  • Quality inspections
  • Delivery etc.

The vacancy offers the opportunity to develop skills and knowledge within a supportive and quality manufacturing organisation.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must be practical
  • Able to interpret written instructions including numerical
  • Be able to respond to verbal instruction
  • Good communicator

Personal qualities

Applicants must be:

  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable
  • Courteous
  • Enthusiastic
  • Curious about how things work
  • Able to solve problems
  • Good at working in teams of people and respectful to others

Desired qualifications

Minimum grade C/4 for English and maths GCSE (or the equivalent). 

Future prospects

Possible opportunity for Level 3 / Advanced apprenticeship progression.

Things to consider

The organisation works with high quality and high value materials and products. Suitable candidates need to have an intrinsic desire to complete tasks to exacting and high quality standards consistently.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit:

About the employer

A Gent Kitchens is a bespoke and trade manufacturing company specialising in high quality, bespoke kitchens and bedrooms. 

Andy Gent (Director) and team have worked in the manufacturing and fitting industry for over 15 years and are known for their attention to detail when it comes to kitchens! Andy has lived in Northamptonshire for all of his life, with a background in engineering and kitchen fitting, it was a natural progression for Andy to set up a sucessful manufacturing business. To those who have had kitchens designed and fitted by Andy and his team before, know of the quality finish and excellent service achieved.

A Gent Kitchens delivers bespoke, high quality kitchen carcasses (single kitchens and many) around England, and can on request, create bespoke furniture too.




Unit 2


NN18 8ET

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Aston Recruitment & Training Ltd


Liz Haywood 01604 230371

Improving Operational Performance Intermediate Apprenticeship.

The apprenticeship framework includes qualifications:

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations
  • EAL Level 2 Award in Industrial Environment Awareness
  • Functional Skills in English (candidates with GCSE grade C/4 or above/equivalent are exempt)
  • Functional Skills in maths (candidates with GCSE grade C/4 or above/equivalent are exempt)

The apprenticeship is delivered fully within the workplace, i.e. NO college attendance required.

Apprenticeship standard

Bespoke furniture maker

Level 3 (A level)

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