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Furniture Occupations at North Lancs Training Group (NLTG)

Course description

What is Furniture Occupations?

As a Furniture and Interiors apprentice, you will be following a comprehensive programme which offers training in a variety of skills in the furniture industry. This qualification could range from Cabinet Making, Upholstery, Polishing to Cutting and Sewing. The tasks you may undertake will range between producing or polishing office furniture, bespoke furniture, household furniture, and restoration. Upholstery may include working on traditional or modern furniture items. Along with this you would be learning design and development and the cutting of patterns prior to upholstering the items of furniture.

 

What training will I receive?

There will be no need to attend college as you will be assessed in the workplace by a qualified NLTG Tutor. Your tutor will come out to visit you at your place of work every 4 - 6 weeks. If you are unsure that an Apprenticeship is right for you then why not have a look at our 'Why choose an Apprenticeship?' page. If you feel you are not yet ready for an Apprenticeship, then why not have a look at a Traineeship first?

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Which will I achieve?

NLTG will provide an assessment and depending on your current level and abilities you will take one of the following routes:

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship:

• Level 2 NVQ Diploma in your chosen skill
• Functional Skills
• Technical Certificate
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

 

Advanced Level Apprenticeship:

• Level 3 NVQ Diploma in your chosen skill
• Functional Skills
• Technical Certificate
• Employee Rights and Responsibilities
• Personal Learning and Thinking Skills

Further information

Additional Benefits

• All vacancies are jobs from day one
• Your training will lead to a nationally recognised qualification
• You will receive an attractive wage/salary during training
• We have a dedicated team to support you with your English and maths skills
• We operate an equality and diversity policy
• All employers are appraised for health and safety
• We will visit you regularly during your training
• Your training will be full and varied

 

CoVE

Our Centre of Vocational Excellence, based at our Head Office in Accrington, offers specialist facilities where learners can undertake practical training in all areas of furniture and manufacturing.

NLTG have years of expertise within the industry and can train learners in all areas of woodmachining including Computer Numerical Control (CNC) and AlphaCam Licom Systems.

Furniture Assembly, Upholstery, Cutting and Sewing and Polishing and Finishing are training services also available in the CoVE.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact North Lancs Training Group (NLTG) directly.

Last updated date: 03 May 2018
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