Course overviewFurniture Making Level 2 City of Bristol College
This course gives you the knowledge and skills to enable you to achieve a recognised Furniture Making trade qualification which could lead to employment or an apprenticeship.
You will learn the foundations in this basic craft introduction to the Furniture Making industry with attendance two full days each week for a period of 35 weeks.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed for people aged 19+ who have a keen interest to learn knowledge and skills to start a career in Furniture Making.
What you'll learn
This is mainly a practical-based course that develops making, polishing and machining skills alongside the associated theory.
Course entry requirements
4 GCSEs at Grade 3 or above including Maths and/or English or a Level 1 Diploma in a relevant subject plus GCSEs in Maths and/or English, or a Functional Skills qualification in Maths and/or English.
To join the course, you need to have achieved a Level 1 Diploma in Furniture Making.
We will invite you to a course information meeting event where you will receive information, advice, and guidance about the course you have applied for. This will be an opportunity for you to gain valuable information about the course and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.
You will provide a copy of a reference from an employer or relevant professional other. This is to ensure we can support you to be able to achieve well on the course.
We are firmly committed to finding the right course for you to ensure that you can flourish.
Talk to us today if you have any concerns about the application process, we are here to help take you to the next level.
How is the course delivered and assessed?
You will be assessed in a number of different ways and receive regular feedback in reviews to guide your progress. Some of the ways in which your success will be measured are:
- Online assessments
- Practical assessments
- Portfolio work
Future career and study opportunities
On successful completion of the course you may be able to progress to the Level 3 Diploma Furniture Making. You could also apply for an Apprenticeship in the Furniture Making industry.
As a City of Bristol College student, you may incur additional costs to attend your course. For example, it is likely you may need to pay for travel and stationary.
You will need your own protective footwear for practical sessions. You may also need ear defenders, protective goggles and gloves for some tasks. We offer some equipment which is free for you to use in College.
If you are on a limited income, you may be able to receive help from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.
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