Course Details

The course is designed for those who have completed level 2 in furniture making and wood machining or have good hand and machining skills. It’s centred around three projects one of which is a group project. In these projects you will have the chance to refine and develop your skills and as they are designed by you there is an opportunity to explore new skill areas. You will also cover furniture design and look at the British history of furniture design, wood finishing.

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview and you should have achieved a level 2 in furniture making and wood machining or have good hand and machining skills.

Career options

This course leads either employment in the industry or entry to university.

Furniture Design and Making Level 3 Diploma

Five highlights

  • 1 Over 80% of the students find work in the industry
  • 2 Chance to develop your skills in an award winning department
  • 3 Work closely with motivated and likeminded students
  • 4 Shape the direction of your skills development yourself by the designs
  • 5 Learn from staff who are highly motivated and have industry experience

Key Points

  • Brinsbury Campus
  • 07.09.2020
  • City and Guilds 5780-30 Diploma in Furniture Design and Making (QCF)


Your course will cost

We don't currently have information on the fees for your course. Please contact us for more information.
Are you under 19 on the 31st August this year?
Are you in receipt of JSA or ESA Work Related Activity Group, or are you in receipt of a State Benefit and currently unemployed and seeking employment?
Are you getting a SFE loan for this course?
Course code Location Course length Start date
CON239BF1A Brinsbury Campus 1 Year 07.09.2020

What you need to know

What will I study?

The course units will be Design, prototyping, production, complex assembly, H&S and finishing. If under 19 you may be required to study either GCSE or Functional skills as part of your programme. In addition to this we would aim to give you some work experience.

How will I be taught?

By your dedicated lecturers who will guide you through the course in both the classroom and the workshop.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment will be through grading on your practical projects, through short answer question papers and online tests.

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