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Furniture Restoration (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Creative Industries

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Mode of Study


Start Date

30th Aug 2021, 2 years


City Campus

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  • Overview

    This course will allow you to develop your skills in furniture analysis and practical solutions, through workshop activities. You’ll study the history of furniture design and materials as well as the construction, upholstery and finishing of period furniture. You’ll also restore items of furniture throughout this course.

    This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8.

    Entry requirements

    Minimum entry requirements

    • HNC Furniture Restoration; OR
    • First-year HND Furniture Restoration.

    Additional selection requirements

    • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject.

    ESOL entry requirements

    Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

    What you study

    • Furniture Materials.
    • Furniture Construction.
    • Workshop Practice.
    • Woodworking Machines.
    • Restoration Techniques of Timber.
    • Upholstery and Finishes.
    • Veneering.
    • Gold Leaf and Decoration.
    • Power Tools.
    • Furniture Restoration Practices.
    • Conservation and Restoration of Materials.

    After the course


    Career opportunities are many and varied. A high number of craftspeople are self-employed or in a partnership, which can be rewarding. There are also jobs in furniture trades and shop-fitting.

    Continuing Study

    On successful completion of your HND you may apply to:

    • Year 2 or Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Furniture Restoration at Buckinghamshire New University.
    • Entry to a range of other degrees such as Product Design at a variety of educational institutions.

    Alternative Dates and Times

    Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
    0:00 - 0:00 29th Aug 2022 - 23rd Jun 2023 2 years 2 years View »
    • Mode of Study:
    • Start Date:
      30th Aug 2021, 2 years
    • Location:
      City Campus
    • Applications from International Students Welcome