Upholstery, Furnishings and Bed Making National Occupational Standards
Like many companies, you may be suffering skill gaps or find that even qualified recruits lack the up-to-date knowledge you need.
This is your invitation to be part of the solution.
We are currently reviewing National Occupational Standards for Modern Upholstery, Traditional and Modern Advanced Upholstery, Upholstery & Soft Furnishings and Bed Making. The Standards aim to set out industry agreed benchmarks for expected job performance and support a number of key roles in the industry, detailing the specific knowledge and skills necessary to do the job well.
They are the bedrock of qualification design and training and learning content for these roles - including Apprenticeships - and we now welcome input from industry businesses like yours to make sure they fully reflect your needs. These standards are suitable for all types and sizes of organisations in the UK .
Having your say is easy - just follow the links.
In the first step you will see an overview of the areas we are covering in what is called a Functional Map. Let us know if you are happy with this or leave a comment if anything is missing.
In the second step you will see a set of standards. Just follow the links in to the areas that are relevant to you and your business. You will be able to edit or comment on these line by line.
Every comment is valuable. Thank you very much for taking part. Please complete all the following short questions to help us put your views in context.