The Furniture Production Diploma programme provides a broad knowledge of competence-based woodworking and furniture making skills for those looking to start a career in the industry.
|Qualification name||Diploma in Furniture Making|
|Awarding organisation||City & Guilds of London Institute|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||1st September 2024|
|Cost description||Free to 16 - 18 year-olds. 19 and over, please call the Colchester Institute Course Enquiry line on (01206) 712777 - or go to http://www.colchester.ac.uk/contact-us/ to enquire - or email email@example.com for information about course fees.|
4 GCSEs (grades A*-E/9-3), including English and Maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 1 qualification, and an interview.
The course programme covers a wide range of traditional and modern skills relating to furniture manufacture including using hand, power tools and basic machines, joints, furnishing and veneering.
Practical workshop sessions are combined with class tuition and computer-aided learning to help build a portfolio of evidence.
You will need to purchase general materials such as pencils and stationery. Other items will be required that you will also need to purchase, and these kit costs are discussed during your application interview or induction to the college.
There are end of unit written assignments for each unit and practical work is designed to meet the practical requirements for these units.
What you can do after completing the course?