Furniture Making & Restoration Skills
QQI Furniture Design and Making Level 5, Code 5M2012
This course will give participants a broad understanding of all aspects of Furniture Making and Restoration. The course is based heavily on a practical ethos, with a large emphasis on project work. During the course, students will also complete a number of other modules such as combined materials and drawing, which will be of enormous benefit to any aspiring woodworker.
|5N1275||Furniture Making||Learning the necessary skills of cabinet making for the construction of furniture|
|5N5648||Furniture Restoration & Conservation||Acquiring a knowledge and appreciation of antique furniture.
Assessing the work necessary to restore and repair old and antique furniture
|5N0538||Upholstery Skills||Using both traditional and modern methods|
|5N1360||Wood Finishing||Preparing wood for final finish using either French polish, Varnish or oil|
|5N0764||Combined Materials||Developing creative skills to make an item of their own choice using a range of materials|
|Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒|
|Student Services||€ 250|
|Gov PLC Fee||€ 200|
Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent
For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.
One year Full Time
Education Progression Opportunities
LIT: LC285; LC287
Letterfrack: GA970, GA971, GA981, GA982
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The college will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Graduate opportunities may include the following:
- Furniture Designer
- Restorer or Maker
- Designer in the Manufacturing Industry
- Apprenticeship in Carpentry and Joinery
- Interior Design, Product Design
- Construction Industry
- Management/ Sales within the Furniture Industry
- Self Employment.