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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Furniture Making Level 2 Diploma

Level 2

Course code: G32D116
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > Full Time
Duration: 1 year
Subject area: Furniture studies
Location: Hereford
Additional Costs - £235.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

You will learn the skills to make well-designed and beautifully executed furniture in the College’s purpose-built workshop. The focus of the Level 2 qualification is to expertly guide you through the making process, using both traditional and modern methods. These will include the use of machinery and power tools, as well as hand-based techniques. Practical knowledge will be supported by theory-based sessions, and you will gain an insight into the furniture making industry.

What you could do next

Level 3 Diploma in Furniture Design and Making, Level 2 Diploma in Carpentry and Joinery, Level 3 Apprenticeship in Furniture Making or employment in the associated sector.

Popular modules

  • Health and Safety

  • Furniture Making by Hand

  • Design Processes in Furniture Making

  • Sustainability in the Timber Trade

Assessment methods

A range of assessments are used within this course, these include written tasks, internal/external exams, and practical assessments.

Entry requirements

A minimum of four GSCEs at grade 3, including English and maths or successful completion of the Level 1 related qualification and good progress with English and maths. Applicants without suitable practical experience may be advised to commence study at Level 1.