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This exciting and stimulating hands-on practical course is for those who want to learn the skills necessary for designing and making high quality one-off pieces of bespoke furniture. The course will enable you to develop and improve your practical skills whilst increasing your knowledge of furniture design and manufacture with the aim of working in the fine woodworking industry or setting up your own workshop.
The course has a very strong bias towards designing contemporary pieces of furniture while reflecting on and maintaining traditional furniture design and manufacturing skills. You will develop an appreciation and knowledge of design principles, then use these skills to design and manufacture a minimum of two commercial standard pieces of furniture.
You will cover the units:
Assessment includes practical project work, project diaries and evaluations, discussions, written assignments, small research and design assignments, student presentations plus end of unit exams.
You could develop your own furniture design and manufacture business, or find employment in a commercial furniture workshop or the associated wood craft trades. Alternatively you could progress on to design, craft or art subjects at degree level.
|Course Title||Furniture Design and Manufacture Diploma Level 3|
You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range including Maths, English and a
I found the entire experience of studying my Level 2 course really rewarding, that I decided to further my knowledge by completing a Level 3 course. I’m continually learning new skills and it’s really helping my professional development in the workplace.
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