Course Description

Advanced Certificate in Furniture Design and Making

DFEi run this one year, full-time, Furniture Design and Making course.

DFEi has a long history of providing further education and training courses aimed at students who want to work in the furniture industry. Students develop essential craftsman’s skills to assist them in gaining employment in this industry. In Year 1, students will be introduced to the use of hand tools and woodworking machinery as the construct their furniture projects. In Year 2, students further develop their skills to create more complex designs. They achieve a higher level of hand skills and wood machining competences using modern technologies including CNC.

Areas of Study

  • Furniture Making with Machinery
  • Furniture Design
  • Drawing
  • Computer Aided Design (3D)
  • Computer Numeric Control
  • Wood Finishing
  • Furniture Restoration
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Computer Numeric Control (CNC)
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFurnishings, Art
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 6 Award Furniture Design and Making (6M2230)
Course Start Date14th September 2020
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry Requirements• Level 5 Award Furniture Design and Making or equivalent • Applications are welcome from students with relevant experience in this area
Carear PathGraduate opportunities may include the following: furniture designer or maker, apprenticeship in carpentry and joinery, interior design, product design, construction industry, management/sales within the furniture industry or self-employment.
Phone01 2809676
Course Code6M2230
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Course Provider

Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute

17 Cumberland Street, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
17 Cumberland Street
Dún Laoghaire, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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