Kitchen Fitter Apprenticeship Level 2

Multi Trades Training

Kitchen Fitter Apprenticeship

Kitchen Fitter Apprenticeship (Level 2)

At Multi Trades Training we offer an on-site kitchen fitter apprenticeship (level 2) training available in the South East and Midlands area of the United Kingdom.

Level

2

Typical Duration to Gateway:

24 months (this does not include EPA period)

Version:

1

Are you a company looking to employ an apprentice or an individual looking for an on-site apprenticeship training provider?

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knowledge, skills and behaviours

KNOWLEDGE
IndustryKnowledge and understanding of general background of the furniture industry.
OrganisationKnowledge and understanding of the company you are working in. including understanding the process the manufacturing takes and how your role fits within that process.
MaterialsKnowledge and understanding of industry materials. Properties and characteristics of materials used within your organisation.
CustomersKnowledge and understanding of customer expectations. Who are your customers and what are their expectations of your service and product. E.g. packaging and delivery?
Quality Standards

Know the quality standards which apply to the products and how to check that these have been met. Read and interpret specifications, drawings, cutting lists and

other relevant technical information used within your organisation.

Health, Safety and EnvironmentKnowledge and understanding of the relevant health, safety and environmental requirements and regulations. Understand sustainability within the industry.

 

SKILLS
Maintain Tools & EquipmentPerform regular autonomous maintenance tasks on machinery, tools and equipment used.
Problem SolvingIdentify issues quickly, solve problems and apply appropriate solutions.
Achieve quality and output targetsCarry out work to required quality standards and output targets with a high attention to detail.
Health & SafetyComply with health, safety and environmental requirements, relevant statutory regulations and industry standards/codes of practice at all times

 

BEHAVIOURS
Collaboration & Adaptability

Willing to both listen and learn and to accept changing priorities and working requirements.

Can work effectively with others, in a team whilst maintaining effective professional work

Time managementTime management and ability to complete work to schedule
Pride in the workplaceOrganise work  space for efficiency and effectiveness by identifying and storing items used, maintaining work  area and sustaining order

You Will Learn How To Be Able To

Group A
Machinery, Tools and EquipmentSet up and operate machinery, tools and equipment used to produce & fit furniture. Understand tools and equipment used
 ComponentsMake components of furniture to specification within acceptable tolerances. Understand how and where components are used
CuttingUse appropriate equipment to cut materials within acceptable tolerances
JointsUnderstand the principles of joints used in making hand-crafted furniture
Veneers and Laminates

 

Select, prepare and apply veneers to items of furniture

AssemblyAssemble components of furniture. Understand the succession of assembly and why this is important
FinishingApply stains, sealers, basecoats and finishes to production furniture

 

GROUP B
Measure and Mark OutMeasure and mark out materials to specification
SandingSand materials for preparation prior to assembly, post-assembly and de-nibbing. Understand grit sizes and the process of sanding
CrampingPosition components and apply cramps to ensure products are positioned securely to specification
FittingsPrepare and assemble components to specification, finishing and checking the assembly conforms to specifications
GluingApply adhesives to components. Understand types, methods and processes involved in gluing

 

Jigs and Templates

Use and maintain jigs and templates for furniture production.  Jigs are used for ensuring repeatability and accuracy in the production of furniture.

Either hand held or mounted on workbenches.

Edge BandingCarry out edge-banding process following standard operating procedures.
Electrical/Mechanical Fittings Fit mechanical or electrical components to furniture
Rectification/Rework Carry out rectification or rework. This includes assessing and repairing items
Safe Handling and StoragePack and store products and components following standard operating procedures. Understand and follow procedures for safe handling of products

You Will Learn How To Be Able To

Group 

A

Machinery, Tools and EquipmentSet up and operate machinery, tools and equipment used to produce & fit furniture. Understand tools and equipment used
 ComponentsMake components of furniture to specification within acceptable tolerances. Understand how and where components are used
CuttingUse appropriate equipment to cut materials within acceptable tolerances
JointsUnderstand the principles of joints used in making hand-crafted furniture
Veneers and Laminates

 

Select, prepare and apply veneers to items of furniture

AssemblyAssemble components of furniture. Understand the sequence of assembly and why this is important
FinishingApply stains, sealers, basecoats and finishes to production furniture

Group 

B

Measure and Mark OutMeasure and mark out materials to specification
SandingSand materials for preparation prior to assembly, post-assembly and de-nibbing. Understand grit sizes and the process of sanding
CrampingPosition components and apply cramps to ensure products are positioned securely to specification
FittingsPrepare and assemble components to specification, finishing and checking the assembly conforms to specifications
GluingApply adhesives to components. Understand types, methods and processes involved in gluing

 

Jigs and Templates

Use and maintain jigs and templates for furniture production.  Jigs are used to ensure repeatability and accuracy in the production of furniture. These can be hand held or mounted on workbenches.
Edge BandingCarry out edge-banding process following standard operating procedures.  Edge banding is the process of applying a trim or edge to the piece of furniture to make it neat and aesthetically pleasing.
Electrical/Mechanical Fittings Fit mechanical or electrical components to furniture
Rectification/Rework Carry out rectification or rework. This includes assessing and repairing items
Safe Handling and StoragePack and store products and components following standard operating procedures. Understand and follow procedures for safe handling of products

Required Qualifications

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 Kitchen Fitter 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

Is Our Kitchen Fitter 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.