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Qualification name NVQ Diploma in Upholstery and Soft Furnishings
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Part-time
Course start date 6th September 2022
Cost description Please see the College website for more details.
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This course will provide you with a specialist work-related qualification in furniture, upholstery, finishing furniture and wood machining.The course is made up of units covering furniture finishing methods (hand and spray finishing), upholstery, soft furnishings, mattress making, modern and traditional upholstery techniques and wood machining.You will measure, cut and sew fabrics to customer or company requirements to create items such as cushions, curtains and furniture covers. With practice you may also repair furniture.Upon completion of this course, you may choose to work in a production environment or a craft workshop. You could also specialise in one area e.g. padding sofa arms, or repairing holes.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

Assessment will be carried out as you progress through the course. This will be in the form of externally and internally set exams, plus practical assessments.

With further training or study, students may progress into careers in the Furniture industry including:*Related Engineering Apprenticeship*Higher/Advanced Diploma in Manufacturing and Product Design, Construction and the Built Environment or the Creative and Media*Assessor or Verifier qualifications*Advanced Apprenticeship in Furniture, Furnishings and Fitted Interiors

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Name Marchwood Construction & Marine Technologies Training Centre
Address Unit A5A North Road
Marchwood Industrial Park
SO40 4BL
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Phone 01590 625500
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