Furniture Manufacturer Apprenticeship
Available for: 16-19, Apprenticeships,
Level 2 Furniture Manufacturer Apprenticeship
The Furniture, Furnishings and Interiors industry is of significant importance to the UK economy, particularly in the supply of end products for residential and commercial living and work places. The industry has an annual turnover well in excess of £12 billion. The ability to work to agreed targets in terms of output and quality standards is essential. Workplaces can be wide-ranging from small workshops to large factories. Furniture Manufacturers must be dexterous, have a good work ethic and able to demonstrate their ability to work individually and as part of a team.
Furniture Manufacturers are skilled craftspeople who make pieces of furniture. They may work in a small, independent shop that produces custom furniture or in a factory that mass-produces pieces of furniture. They will manufacture furniture such as:
- Domestic – kitchens, bedrooms, living room and other items for the home
- Office - desk, seating, tables and other items for the office environment
- Contract - furniture for public areas such as hospitals, schools, hotels and airports
- Manufacture of high quality wooden components
The course is designed to give a wide range of skills appropriate to the different occupations in the industry. This apprenticeship covers the following occupational areas:
|General Furniture Manufacturer||Modern Furniture Service Repairer|
|Bed Manufacturer||Furniture Restorer|
|Modern Upholsterer||Foam Convertor and Cushion Manufacturer|
|Furniture Finisher||Wood Machinist|
|Fitted Furniture Installer||Furniture CNC Specialist|
Location: PROCAT Canvey Island Campus.
Duration: 24 months.
Study Format: 1 day per week (day release).
Entry Requirements: GCSE English grade 3 (or D). GCSE maths grade 4 (or C).
Where can I learn?
This course is located in Canvey Island