Course Description

Furniture Design and Making



Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute provides this 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 they 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.

Course Modules

  • Furniture Making
  • Computer Aided Draughting (2D)
  • Design Skills
  • Drawing
  • Wood Finishing
  • Veneering and Marquetry
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience
CollegeDun Laoghaire Further Education Institute
Course LocationDun Laoghaire, Dublin
Location PostcodeCo. Dublin
Course CategoryFurnishings, Art
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 5 Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsLevel 5 QQI Award Furniture Design and Making (5M2012)
Course Duration1 year Full time
Course FeePOA
Entry Requirements• Leaving Certificate Established/ LCVP • Leaving Certificate Applied • Relevant Level 4 QQI Award • Mature applicants are welcome
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 Code5M2012
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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute



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

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