Multi Trades Training
Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship
Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship (Level 2)
At Multi Trades Training we offer an on-site Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship (level 2) training available in the South East and Midlands area of the United Kingdom.
Typical Duration to Gateway:
24 months (this does not include EPA period)
ore requirements: knowledge, skills and behaviours
|Industry||A knowledge and understanding of the overall background of the furniture industry.|
|Organisation||Knowledge of the business you are working in. For example understand the manufacturing process and where your role fits|
|Materials||An understanding of materials within the industry, there properties and characteristics|
|Customers||Understanding who is the industries customers, what they require and how to deliver. E.g. packaged, delivered etc.|
|Quality Standards||Knowledge of the quality criteria which applies to the products and how to confirm they have been met. Able to read and interpret specifications, drawings, cutting lists and other relevant technical information used within your organisation.|
|Health, Safety and Environment||An understanding of the health, safety and environmental requirements and rules. Also have knowledge of sustainability within the industry.|
|Maintain Tools & Equipment||Perform regular maintenance checks on machinery, tools and equipment used.|
|Problem Solving||Identify problems fast, be able to solve and apply relevant resolutions.|
|Achieve quality and output targets||
Carrying out work at a set standard, as well as meeting output targets. A high attention to detail.
|Health & Safety||Conforming with health, safety and environmental necessities, relevant principles and industry standards/codes of practice at all times|
|Collaboration & Adaptability||
Enthusiastic listener and learner, willing to accept changing priorities and working requirements.
Effective professional team worker
Good time management and able complete work to schedule
|Pride in the workplace||Organise your work space for efficiency and effectiveness e.g. storing items|
YOU WILL KNOW HOW TO AND BE ABLE TO
|Machinery, Tools and Equipment||Setting up and operating machinery, tools and equipment used to produce furniture. Understanding each tool and various equipment used|
|Components||Make sections of furniture to specification. Understanding how and where various components are used|
|Cutting||Selecting and using the correct equipment to cut materials|
|Joints||Understanding the principles of joints used when creating furniture|
|Veneers and Laminates||
Select, prepare and apply veneers to furniture
|Assembly||Assembling sections of furniture. Understanding the sequence of constructing and why this is important|
|Finishing||Apply stains, sealers, basecoats and finishes to production furniture|
|Measure and Mark Out||Measure and mark out materials to specification|
|Sanding||Sanding materials for preparation prior to assembly, post-assembly and de-nibbing. Understand grit sizes and the process of sanding|
|Cramping||Position sections and apply cramps to ensure products are positioned securely to specification|
|Fittings||Ready and assemble sections to specification, finishing and checking the assembly conforms to descriptions|
|Gluing||Apply adhesives to sections. Understand types, methods and processes involved in gluing|
Jigs and Templates
|Use and maintain jigs and templates for furniture production. (Jigs ensure repeatability and accuracy in the production of furniture. The various types include hand held, mounted or on a workbenches.)|
|Edge Banding||Undertake edge-banding process following typical running procedures.|
|Electrical/Mechanical Fittings||Fitting mechanical or electrical features to furniture|
|Rectification/Rework||Carry out restoration of furniture; this includes assessing and repairing items|
|Safe Handling and Storage||Pack and store products and components, understanding and following the procedures for safe handling of products|
To qualify for this apprenticeship training you will need a level 1 in English and maths and take the test for level 2 for both prior to taking the end point assessment.
For individuals with an education, health and care plan or legacy statement the minimum requirement for the apprenticeship is a level 3 in English and maths. Sign language qualifications are an alternative to the English qualification.
How Our Cabinet Maker Apprenticeship Works
- We deliver on-site construction trades training apprenticeships throughout the South East and Midlands
- You will not need to attend college when undertaking apprenticeship training with Multi Trades Training, How? all assessments are on-site with our mobile training workshop and online theory lessons, this saves the apprentice a days pay a week and the improves employer availability
- Our training can be tailored to the company or individuals needs, we believe that this approach is the best for both individuals
- We can help you from start to finish e.g. writing a contract or sourcing funding. Our friendly and experienced team are always on hand to help you
What to Expect From Multi Trades Training
- New flexible and innovative apprenticeship delivery
- Deliver apprenticeships with the minimum amount of administration, form filling and fuss
- Support where and when you need it
- Electronic enrolment
- Electronic contracts
- Digital Apprenticeship Service manager
- The whole apprenticeship training can be completed from your place of work
Cabinet maker apprenticeship not what you’re looking for?
We offer a range of on-site construction apprenticeships from carpentry, bricklaying, formwork, painting and decorating, groundwork, kitchen fitting, plastering, bench joinery, plant operating, fencing, cabinet making and interior systems whether you’re an employer or individual click here to view all of our apprenticeships.
We also offer fully online NVQs from bathroom and kitchen fitting, groundwork, painting and decorating, bench joinery 2 and 3, site supervisor, dry lining finishing, fixing and boarding, brickwork 2 and 3 and formwork.