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Furniture NC

(SCQF level 5)

Design Crafts & Graphic Arts, Faculty of Creative Industries

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

27th Aug 2018, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Overview

In this project-based course, you’ll cover all the main skills used in the furniture manufacturing industry, including craft timber and upholstery.

Working in our fully-equipped workshops, you’ll also learn about wood finishing and how changes in culture and lifestyle affects furniture. In addition, you’ll gain experience in both modern and traditional methods of furniture production.

You'll be awarded a NC Furniture on successful completion of this course. This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview, where you'll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.

 

What you study

You’ll study:

  • Traditional Timber Construction and Techniques.
  • Veneering.
  • Contemporary Processes and Techniques.
  • Upholstery Techniques.
  • Polishing Techniques.
  • Workshop Drawing and Design.

 

After the course

Careers

If successful, you may be taken on as a trainee by a furniture firm, or even go into self-employment.

 

Continuing Study

Students can go on to study the HNC/D in Furniture Craftsmanship with Design and HNC/D Furniture Restoration here at the college.

 

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    27th Aug 2018, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus