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Furniture Manufacturing - Intermediate Apprenticeship at Total People

Course description

Intermediate Apprenticeship

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma Furniture Manufacturing
  • Functional Skills Maths Level 1
  • Functional Skills English Level 1
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Length of the course - 24 months Approximately

During the Apprenticeship, you will cover areas such as:

  • Use of correct components and fixings
  • All components fit.
  • Drawers slide, drawer fronts line up, lock action works
  • Check gas actions, seat actions and ratchet back mechanisms for functionality
  • Assemble components with use of jigs and appropriate fixings
  • Check assembled furniture for faults, damages and correct as necessary
  • Label assembled furniture with date of assembly and signature
  • Position incoming components in Warehouse ensure assembly area and car park kept tidy at all times
  • Assist with component selection and order selection
  • Check, complete and hand on paperwork relating to goods and components received
  • Ensure no damage to furniture
  • Offer assistance/information to customers as required

Who is it for?

Construction is a huge industry with various different routes that can be taken, such as joinery, bricklaying and plumbing.

If you want a varied job that makes good use of your practical skills and takes you out and about, this could be perfect for you.

You will need to be good at solving problems, have the ability to follow technical plans, and understand the importance of health and safety. You’ll also need good customer care skills.


Course content

  • Level 2 NVQ Diploma Furniture Manufacturing

Entry requirements

To start an Apprenticeship in Construction at either Level 2 or 3, you need to have a job or a placement in the industry as it is a work-based qualification.

You do not always need academic qualifications to start training for a career in Construction. However, some employers may prefer you to have a good standard of general Education such as GCSE's, including English and maths.

Financial information

Aged 16-18
Fully funded

Aged 19-23
Fully funded for employers with less than 1000 employees. For employers with 1000+ employees, please contact us for further details.

Aged 24 and over
Total People require employers to make a contribution towards the cost for all learners aged 24 years and over, embarking on an Apprenticeship.

Future opportunities

After completing your Apprenticeship in any of the Construction Trades, you will be able to progress onto further qualifications or promote to higher positions including supervisor and managerial. 

Further information

Please visit our website for further information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Total People directly.

Last updated date: 16 March 2017
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