Fitted Furniture Design Technician L3

Fitted Furniture Design Technician L3

Fitted Furniture Design Technician L3


Creating initial ideas, design concepts and plans for fitted furniture interiors

Occupation summary

The broad purpose of the occupation is to create initial ideas, design concepts and plans for fitted furniture interiors and create technical drawings by hand or computer. Fitted Furniture Design Technician’s work with customers to create their perfect design for their chosen interior. They provide innovative and creative solutions that meet the needs of their client, taking account of the use and location of the product.  This includes fitted kitchens, bedrooms, bathrooms, car interiors, boats and ships. In addition, they are often required to work on bespoke one-off commercial developments such as, restaurants, hotels, bars, offices, leisure and health centre projects. Fitted Furniture Design Technician’s create fitted furniture designs using their knowledge of industry specific legislation and understanding of products and materials for interiors.  They manage the project from inception through to completion.  In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with a range of people including managers, sales colleagues, customers, installers and suppliers. Fitted Furniture Design Technicians can work in a range of environments from small businesses to large retail organisations. An employee in this occupation will be responsible for liaising directly with customers and the installation and supply teams. They will be required to manage the project from design through to installation. They usually report to a supervisor or manager and are not usually responsible for staff.

Occupation duties

Duty 1 Work safely at all times following relevant legislation and regulations and ensuring the safety of self and others

Duty 2 Plan, organise and manage furniture design and/or installation projects from conception to completion

Duty 3 Create suitable fitted furniture designs and concepts for furniture to be installed meeting customer requirements

Duty 4 Present fitted furniture designs to customers in order to get buy-in and agree next stages

Duty 5 Survey locations accurately in order to produce suitable designs for furniture to be installed

Duty 6 Provide accurate quotes to customers, cost and price fitted furniture concept designs using quoting software systems in order to secure sales

Duty 7 Maintain fitted furniture retail showrooms in good condition in order to gain customers interest in products and services

Duty 8 Deliver on fitted furniture sales targets and enhance opportunities for further income growth.

Duty 9 Provide an effective fitted furniture after-sales service to customers to maintain and enhance business reputation and secure repeat business

Duty 10 Develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, customers and other relevant stakeholders

Duty 11 Deliver excellent customer service, realise and maintain customer expectations when working in a fitted furniture design environment


Minimum of 1 year, up to 18 months

Maths / English

Apprentices without appropriate English and Maths must achieve these before taking the end-point assessment

End Point Assessment

EPA is the final assessment for an apprentice to ensure that they can do the job they have been training for. EPA is separate to any qualifications or other assessment that the apprentice may undertake during the on‑programme stage of the apprenticeship.  These can include observation, test, portfolio review, professional discussion.  EPA is carried out by an independent organization from Didac

Delivery Location

National Delivery within the workplace


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