Distinguished Wrexham-based furniture makers, Sliverlining, has launched its own Academy of Skills, a new high-level training programme teaching craftsmanship techniques in furniture making.

“We are now recruiting the first cohort to join the Finishing programme, starting in the autumn of 2021,” says Silverlining founder Mark Boddington. “The course includes learning about traditional and modern wood finishes, preparation of wood and metals, application of metallised, clear and coloured lacquers, polishing lacquers and metals, dyeing and staining woods and applying oils and waxes.

“The training is suitable for anyone who has an interest in designing or practical skills, is good with their hands or has creative flair,” says Mark, “and is open to school leavers, graduates, and career changers, regardless of background, education, or experience. 

Candidates can view the prospectus register interest or apply on line at https://silverliningfurniture.com/careers/academy-finishing

In addition, the Wrexham has an array of additional roles which it is currently advertising due to company growth.