The British Woodworking Federation Group
Timber Futures

Timber Futures

Supporting talented individuals to enter and progress within the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry remains a key focus for the BWF and forms an integral part of our wider skills and training related strategy, and main objectives. There are a huge range of rewarding and diverse career paths available within this exciting sector, including architectural joiners and wood product manufacturing operatives, through to product designers, sales managers, and buyers.

The key purpose of the BWF Timber Futures is to showcase career opportunities available within the sector, support those looking to enter the sector by providing targeted career advice and guidance, and to provide educational support to students and education providers, through free access to bespoke learning resources, aimed at placing woodworking back at the heart of design and technology curriculum within schools and other education provision.

For New Entrants

Learn more about the rewarding career paths and apprenticeships available in the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry.

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For Education Providers

Inspire students to get into woodworking and joinery manufacturing through the WOW I MADE THAT! education programme. 

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For Employers

Find out more about how to attract new talent and explore the support available to employ new entrants into the woodworking and joinery manufacturing industry.

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