Course Details

This level 2 course is suitable for beginners wishing to follow a career in Upholstery or Soft Furnishings. Both courses cover many interesting and varied practical skills with the Upholstery Course covering a range of both modern and traditional techniques. The Soft Furnishings course covers a wide range of techniques including hand -made curtains, cushions, and lampshades.

Entry Requirements

Entry is by interview.

Career options

This course leads to either employment in the industry or progression onto the Level 3.

Furnishings Level 2 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 through your own designs.
  • 5 Learn from staff who are highly motivated and have industry experience.

Key Points

  • Chichester Campus
  • 02.09.2019
  • City and Guilds Diploma in Furnishings - Modern Upholstery (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
CON428CF1A Chichester Campus 2 Years 02.09.2019

What you need to know

What will I study?

You will learn and explore a range of techniques and have the opportunity to create samples before undertaking the main assessment units. For the Upholstery course the units include; Design, Seamed Components, Material technology, Modern Upholstery, Traditional Deep Buttoning and Health & Safety. The units for the Soft Furnishing Course include; Design, Seamed Components, Material technology, Curtains, Cushions, Lampshades and Health & Safety. 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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