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Qualification name Diploma in Wood Machining
Qualification level 2
Awarding organisation City & Guilds of London Institute
Course type Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 18th September 2023
Cost description Please refer to our website
Attendance pattern Daytime

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

The furniture team welcomes you to join a department that sits amongst the best in the country. A centre of excellence designed around one objective: to bring out the very best you can be. What will you learn? You will develop your skills and experience with machine made furniture. We teach you how to use different types of machines to process timber and shape components out of wood and focus on building items of furniture using commercial methods to prepare you for a career in the industry. How will you achieve this? You will learn how to use a range of classical machinery and techniques and new CNC technology. We work on several design-and-make projects involving a range of learning activities. The first project involves producing a bench

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. You will be invited to interview with a member of the furniture team to discuss your suitability for the course and to get to know you better. You may be someone who has previously completed the Level 1 Diploma in Furniture Occupation or a Level 1 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery or can demonstrate prior experience within the wood industry.You will have a positive attitude an enthusiasm towards learning and an interest in producing

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

To pass the course you will have to complete a practical assignment and four core units (sustainability health and safety career pathways and professional responsibilities). Each unit is individually graded.Maths and English - If you are under 19 and have not achieved GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English at grade 4 (or grade C) by the start of the course you will be required retake these subject(s) during the year.

Upon successful completion you will have the opportunity to progress onto Level 3 Award in Furniture. The Diploma will have developed your skills and experiences to allow you to progress into the industry and gain an apprenticeship. West Sussex is a fantastic place to secure employment in this industry - and we can assist you in building links with employers.

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Name Brinsbury College
Address North Heath
West Sussex
RH20 1DL
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Phone 01243 786 321

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