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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Furniture Making Level 3 Diploma

Level 3

Course code: G32D114
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level
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 https://hlnsc.ac.uk/fees/fees-guidance/

* 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

Building upon the skills developed at Level 2, on the Level 3 programme you will be designing and making your own furniture using modern design principles and techniques which are taught alongside traditional approaches. The design element will become more of a focus with greater focus on producing highly unique and innovative pieces of furniture. Technical and presentation drawing skills are refined to better promote your ideas and you will explore modern manufacturing practices such as price estimates, business development and career progression.

What you could do next

Higher education or employment in the associated sector (kitchen design/fitting, shop fitter, cabinet maker, joiner, fine furniture design and manufacturing, antique restoration and conservation, etc.).

Popular modules

  • Health and Safety

  • Prototype Design in Furniture Making

  • Hand-finishing Techniques

  • Decorative Veneering

Assessment methods

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

Entry requirements

Relevant Level 2 qualification