Coronavirus: latest update 27/03/2020
Coronavirus: latest update 27/03/2020

Furniture & Upholstery

Learn all the skills needed to make your very own high quality bespoke furniture and even try restoring older pieces to their former glory. Get hands on in our dedicated furniture and upholstery workshops and perfect techniques to help you become a professional furniture or cabinet maker.

What can I study?

  • furniture making
  • upholstery
  • wood machining
  • restoration

Facilities & Opportunities

  • brand new dedicated centres located at our Chichester & Brinsbury campuses
  • bespoke workshops
  • state of the art machinery and tools including a CNC Router.
  • annual furniture exhibition, featured in the trade press, local press and national radio
  • the chance to take part in regional and national competitions

Your Future

You could join a local joinery or bespoke furniture company, end up working for yourself or join a large furniture company in its design, production or marketing department.

What will I be doing?

The work in this area is practical and hands on, so you'll be spending most of your time in a workshop or studio environment designing, creating and restoring furniture.

What skills will I need?

Practical and business skills, good communication with customers, self-discipline and plenty of patience.