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Qualification name Diploma in Furniture Design and Making
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 6th September 2021
Cost £5,421.00
Cost description Loans and reduction of or full waiving of fees may be available for this course (depending on eligibility), please see college website for full details. In all cases it is advisable to contact the college for confirmation of final fee values.
Attendance pattern Daytime

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Completion of Level 2 Diploma in Furniture Making.

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Completion of Level 2 Diploma in Furniture Making.

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Guided by our expert lecturers you will learn the full process of building hand-crafted wooden furniture. Through practical and theoretical learning you will develop fundamental skills of prototype design and technical drawing, research and product development all the way through to the final product, delivering a range of inch-perfect hand finishes. Additionally you will engage in the supervision of a furniture workshop to give you the complete experience of a commercial environment. You will cover modules including: <ul> <li>Consolidating and applying a knowledge and understanding of health and safety within furniture making environments.<li> <li>Developing personal research and product development skills in furniture making and applying these in designing intermediate furniture products.<li> <li>Developing the ITC skills and techniques required to produce intermediate geometric, pictorial and working drawings using computer programs.<li> <li>Continuing to develop and enhance skills required to produce a prototype design in furniture making.<li> <li>Developing the hand skills and techniques required to produce advanced geometric, pictorial and working drawings.<li> <li>Manufacturing a range of advanced items of furniture, using a range of hardwoods, fixtures and fittings.<li> <li>Developing a knowledge of the History of Furniture and an understanding of how it has and continues to develop, and then applying this knowledge to prototype design.

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Vocational and professional qualifications are taught through college based theory and practical lessons with further learning and understanding developed via directed self-study. Assessment consists of internally set coursework and assignments, although some professional and vocational qualifications may require the achievement of externally set assessments.

You could progress to a degree in Furniture Design and Making. Alternatively, you may go into employment as an assistant furniture maker, furniture designer or wood machinist.

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Name Moulton
Address West Street
Moulton
Northampton
Northamptonshire
NN3 7RR
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