Bed making

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Our range of bed making qualifications.

The first of these, the NVQ in bed making supports delivery of the new furniture manufacturer apprenticeship standard – although it is not mandated within the standard. The following two qualifications, relating to mattress making form part of the furniture, furnishings and interiors apprenticeship framework.

OAL Level 2 NVQ in Bed Making – 603/0204/5

This qualification can be used to underpin the delivery of the furniture manufacturer apprenticeship standard. It was developed with support from the Furniture Industry Employer Trailblazer Group, British Furniture Manufacturers, British Contract Furniture Association, FIRA, The Furniture Makers and the National Bed Federation.

OAL Level 2 Diploma in Furnishings – Mattress Making – 601/7729/9 (Expires 31.12.18)

This qualification forms part of the furniture, furnishings and interiors apprenticeship framework. This qualification covers the basic practical skills and knowledge required to work in mattress making roles within the furnishings industry.

OAL Level 3 Diploma in Furnishings – Mattress Making – 601/7736/6 (Expires 31.12.18)

This qualification covers the advanced practical skills and knowledge required to work in mattress making roles within the furnishings industry.  This qualification forms part of the furniture, furnishings and interiors apprenticeship framework.

Furniture manufacturer apprenticeship standard

Occupational Awards Limited (OAL) offers the qualifications which supports the delivery of the furniture manufacturer standard, we are also approved to offer apprentice end-point assessment services for furniture manufacturer apprenticeships.

To view the standard, please click here.

End-point assessment for furniture manufacturer standard

The end-point assessment can take place either in the workplace or in a recognised facility.  The EPA includes:

  1. Multiple choice test
  2. Observation
  3. Professional discussion covering portfolio of work

Performance in the EPA will determine the apprenticeship grade of fail, pass, or distinction.