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Furniture Making

Vocational • Level 2

Furniture Making

Vocational • Level 2

Type of LearningSchool Leaver

Course CodeA4196

Study ModeFull Time

Duration1 year

Awarded ByCity and Guilds

Location ByBurnley College

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About the course

This course develops wood machining, cabinet making and upholstery skills through individual design development projects with assessment via coursework. The course allows progression to a Level 3 programme with a specialised interest in one discipline. The course covers all aspects of furniture making and design to include: cabinet making; modern upholstery; traditional upholstery; design development drawing with ideas and sketches; design development ideas in cabinet making or upholstery; basic frame-making skills used in modern day production.

Type of LearningSchool Leaver

Course CodeA4196

Study ModeFull Time

Duration1 year

CostQuestion tooltip iconFree

Awarded ByCity and Guilds

Location ByBurnley College

Entry requirements

A minimum of two GCSEs at Grade 5 or above preferably with a grade 5 in a written English subject OR a relevant Level 1 Diploma and GCSE at Grade 5 in a written English subject.

Assessment

Assessment is via coursework.

Careers & Progression

Progression from this area of study can be to an apprenticeship in both furniture and wood trades, or alternatively to study on the HNC/HND programme of the L3 pathway.

Additional Details

Extra curricular activities

The division is focused on links with the community and community projects, offering the opportunity for work experience for full-time learners. All areas regularly host and compete in regional and national skills competitions with SkillBuild, SPARKS and HIPS. Other examples include: employer-sponsored 'Job of the Term' awards, construction site visits, entry into national trade skills competitions, excursions to national trade exhibitions, voluntary building work, visits to buildings of architectural significance

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