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Furniture Design and Making

Programme Aim

The aim of this programme is to enable the learner work independently and under supervision in furniture design and or manufacturing or to progress to further and/or higher education and training.

Course Modules

Work Experience (5N1356), QQI

Combined Materials (5N0764) QQI
Design Skills (5N0784) QQI
Drawing (5N1862) QQI
Personal Effectiveness (5N1390) QQI
Furniture Making (5N1275) QQI
Wood Turning (5N1359) QQI
Materials Finishes (5N1456) QQI

How do I get in?
  • Education: No formal education or qualifications are required although applicants may have participated in primary and secondary education. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a standard of knowledge, skill and competence equivalent to NFQ Level 4 when accessing a Level 5 programme.
  • Aptitude: Applicants must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course.
  • Previous Experience: Applicants must be able to demonstrate a moderate range of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to the course, be able to work with responsibility and demonstrate the ability to work on their own initiative.
How long is the course?

The course is one year's duration from September to May.

What do I get out of it?

Learning Outcomes 

On completion of this programme learners will have the skills, knowledge and competency to work independently and under supervision in furniture design and or manufacturing or to progress to further and or higher education and training.

 

Where can I go from here?

There are opportunities to go on to third level or to the workplace.

How do I apply?

Please click here and fill in our application form. We will be in touch with you shortly regarding an interview time and date.