Furniture Making & Restoration Skills L5
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.
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
|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|
Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.
Education Progression Opportunities
LIT: LC285; LC287
Letterfrack: GA970, GA971, GA981, GA982
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, or Self Employment.
Course specific Contact Details
For further details email: firstname.lastname@example.org